A Leadership Fellow interview with Shannon Bream of FOX News

The anchor of “FOX News Sunday with Shannon Bream” and host of "Livin' the Bream" visits Greensboro on April 12 for Elon Law's Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series, and she spoke in advance with Courtney Latourrette L'24 about leadership, journalism, and role models who shattered glass ceilings for women.

The third and final speaker in Elon Law’s 2022-2023 Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series offered a preview of her upcoming appearance in Greensboro when she answered questions via Zoom from an Elon Law Leadership Fellow.

FOX News anchor and legal correspondent Shannon Bream joined Courtney Latourette L’24 two nights before her scheduled visit where the duo discussed opportunities for women and shattered glass ceilings, how Bream’s legal education influences her work in journalism, and the role of faith in guiding Bream’s approach to leadership.

“An Evening with Shannon Bream”

Bream will talk more about her career and about the legal profession on Wednesday, April 12, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Carolina Theatre (310 S. Greene Street, Greensboro).

Elon Law Professor Catherine Ross Dunham will moderate the evening conversation before opening up questions from audience members.

The program is free and open to the public. While no tickets are required, attendees are encouraged to RSVP to Elon Law for timely updates and other important information.

About Shannon Bream

Shannon Bream currently serves as anchor of “FOX News Sunday with Shannon Bream” on the FOX Broadcast Network. She joined FOX News Channel in 2007 as a Washington, D.C- based correspondent covering the Supreme Court of the United States.

In addition to her role as anchor, Bream is chief legal correspondent for FNC and host of “Livin’ the Bream”, a podcast on FOX News Radio where she shares inspirational stories, personal anecdotes and an insider’s perspective on actions and rulings from the high court. She is also a founding author for FOX News Books, the publishing imprint of FOX News Media. Notably, her debut title, “The Women of the Bible Speak: The Wisdom of 16 Women and Their Lessons for Today” was 13th bestselling book in adult nonfiction in 2021, according to Bookscan, and spent 15 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, five of which at No. 1.

In March 2022, she published the second book in the franchise, “Mothers and Daughters of the Bible Speak”, which also rose to number one on the New York Times bestseller list, moving 200,000 copies within the first five weeks.

Prior to joining FNC, Bream worked as a weekend anchor for WRC-TV (NBC-4) in Washington, D.C., anchored the evening and late-night news for WBTV (CBS-3) in Charlotte and held writing and reporting positions at WFTS-TV (ABC-28) in Tampa. Before entering the world of media Bream practiced law, specializing in race discrimination and sexual harassment cases.

She is an honors graduate of the Florida State University College of Law, and she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Business Management magna cum laude from Liberty University. Bream and her husband, Sheldon, enjoy traveling, fly fishing and they describe themselves as “a tad obsessive” about college football. Their home is run by an English Labrador Retriever, Biscuit Bream.

About the Lecture Series

The Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series presented by The Joseph M. Bryan Foundation is an integral part of Elon Law’s commitment to learning, lawyering and leadership.

Endowed through a generous gift from The Joseph M. Bryan Foundation of Greensboro, N.C., the series brings accomplished leaders from a variety of disciplines to Elon University to share their experiences and perspectives with students and faculty.

Dan Abrams (Abrams Media, News Nation, and ABC News) and Sunny Hostin (The View) visited Greensboro for the first  two programs of the academic year.