Shawn O'Dell was born and raised in Houston, Texas, and is excited to start his career in broadcast journalism as an MMJ Reporter at News Channel 6. He graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism.
O'Dell describes himself as a "news nerd," who is finally living out his childhood dream of being a multimedia journalist, because it's never too late to achieve your dreams. Shawn says he has always had a passion for the news, due to his unending curiosity.
Shawn jokes that he left "Hurricane Alley" for "Tornado Alley" and is excited to be chasing news and, maybe one day, storms for the residents of Texoma. His hobbies include running, going to the movies, and catching up on sleep.
If you have a story idea or want to share an event happening in Texoma just send him a message on Facebook @ShawnODellTV or email him at Shawn.O'Dell@kauz.com