Brad Shannon, Editorial Page Editor, The Olympian, was one of two people from Thurston who were honored at the LWVTC Education Fund Luncheon on October 28, 2017.
Brad Shannon is an Olympia native and a graduate of The Evergreen State College. He was the political reporter and the Washington Statehouse reporter for 16 years studying state issues & politics, and particularly their impact on state workers. In Dec 2014 he assumed the role of Editorial Page Editor for The Olympia. We are recognizing Brad with our Lifetime Citizenship Award to not only to recognize his career in journalism but also to acknowledge his work to understand issues and inform the community.