Shannon Service

Shannon Service has nearly 10 years of television and media experience as a producer, journalist and news director on projects for HBO, PBS and Free Speech TV. Her work has ranged from un-embedded reporting in Baghdad to directing a live broadcast from the side of Mount Everest. In 2009 she founded Green Lasso Productions, an interactive studio that specializes in mixing production with social media and interactive design. She is currently pursuing a masters degree from Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.

Stories by Shannon

Mama’s Royal Cafe

Pull up a wooden chair at the front counter of Mama’s Café Royal, close your eyes, and this is what you’ll hear: The bubbling rise...

A year after Prop 8: the state of gay marriage law

A year ago today, California voters approved Proposition 8, the constitutional amendment that bars same-sex marriages in the state. Maine voters yesterday approved a similar...

Choir competes for gospel gold

Eight choirs. One night. Fifteen thousand fans. Watch the singers of Oakland's Genesis Worship Center as they take the stage in the "Best Choir in...