Shannon J. Effinger
Development Associate for Grant Writing & Institutional Giving
Shannon is also a professional journalist, with over a decade of experience covering music, film, and theater across the globe. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including NPR, EBONY, Pitchfork, Downbeat, Jazzwise, JazzTimes, OkayPlayer, and Time Out New York, among others.
Shannon has a bachelor’s degree from New York University, where she majored in English and American Literature and minored in Africana Studies, and an MFA in Creative Nonfiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence College.