Shawn Yancy is an award winning weekday News Anchor at FOX 5 in Washington, DC. She owns and runs The Bangle: an online jewelry and accessories boutique. She also owns and heads up Shawn Yancy Art & Design: An art firm specializing in contemporary, abstract, custom art for commercial and private clients.
Shawn's 2nd day on the job at FOX 5 was her first big story in Washington: The September 11th terrorist attacks. She's been honored with a number of journalism awards including an Emmy for best news anchor and an Edward R. Murrow Award for an investigative series at The National Institutes of Health.
Over the years, Shawn has worked with various organizations that benefit women and children including: Best Friends and Dress For Success DC. She hosts her own annual event benefiting local organizations that help women in the Washington, DC community.
Shawn earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Telecommunications from Ball State University. She's a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
In her spare time, Shawn enjoys traveling, painting, interior decorating and spending time with her family. She also loves eating jelly belly sours, sushi, and really spicy food (but not necessarily in that order). Shawn and her husband have 3-sons.