Shay O’Connor

Shay O’Connor is a New Orleans native!

She graduated from Xavier University of Louisiana. She is excited about making Jackson her new home! 

Shay decided to pursue a career in journalism while in junior high after watching news coverage on the damage Hurricane Katrina left in her hometown.

In college, Shay majored in Mass Communications, with a concentration in Broadcast Journalism. She wrote for the Xavier Herald during her collegiate time.

 In her professional career, Shay worked at WVUE FOX 8 News, WWLTV Channel 4 News in New Orleans, and at Local 33 News in Baton Rouge as a Multimedia Journalist.  

When she is not reporting, Shay loves painting, traveling and spending time with her family and dog Gizmo! 

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