Shannon Nunn

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Sharon Nunn

Primary Function: Reporter/Anchor
Hometown: Houston, TX
Major: Media & Journalism and Chinese
Year: Junior

Bio: Sharon Nunn is a junior from Houston, Texaas majoring in Broadcast Journalism & Chinese. She currently works for both WRAL and the UNC journalism school’s graduate program, and is also the president of the Carolina Association of Black Journalists and Grace@UNC. Previously she’s worked for KPRC Channel 2 in Houston and was an Assistant Editor for the Daily Tar Heel’s State & National Desk. Her beats are politics, international relations and higher eduction, but she’s also interested in lifestyle reporting. Sharon has covered everything North Carolina politics and higher education from the Duke Energy oil spill to the UNC-system’s new president Margaret Spellings. In adittion, she’s covered local issues such as the new Orange County Living Wage to the increasing interest in agritourism. Send news tips to or mention her on Twitter @sharonmnunn.