Monday- Friday 5:00am - 10:00am KONA Morning Show
Michael McDonnal and Dennis Shannon
Michael J. McDonnal
Born 1963, Corvallis, Oregon. (yes, I'm a Beaver)
Graduated 1981 Aloha High, Beaverton, Or.
Attended Portland Community College, Linn-Benton Community College and Oregon State University.
Radio Station Roll Call:
KLOO-KFAT, Corvallis,Or. (DJ/News-Sports Director)
KLYC McMinnville,Or. (color commentary Linfield football)
KXPC Lebanon, Or. (DJ)
KGAL/KSHO Lebanon, Or. (morning show host-Sports Director)
Then I found my home at KONA.
FUN TIMES (hobbies etc.):
Being with the love of my life-Jenifer
Hanford Wildfire Coverage.
Covering the BEST high school sports in the state.
Richland football championship.
Richland baseball championship.
Southridge Baseball championship.
Pasco football championships.
Kennewick Lady Lions basketball trips to state.
Covering the Tri-Cities Fever NIFL championship year.
Covering the Tri-Cities Rattlers Championship season.
Awarded Associated Press Best Sportscast.
Working with Dean Mitchell, Frank Murray and the KONA staff when I first arrived.
Watching both the AM and FM station grow and evolve and being a part of it.
Meeting so many great people that are a part of a great community.
Having fun every day!
Weekdays 5:00am - 10:00am 610 KONA Mornings
with Michael McDonnal and Dennis Shannon
Saturday 9:00am - 10:00am The Nursery Show with the Flower Farm
Business Solutions with Don Taylor
Meet Dennis Shannon
Birthdate: September 12th, ????
Dennis has a B.A. Degree in Social Studies from Washington State University
A.A. Degree in General Studies from Fort Steilacoom Community College
Degree in Radio & Television Arts from Clover Park Technical College
Before coming to K.O.N.A, Dennis fine-tuned his craft in broadcasting at
KOMO Radio in Seattle as a news anchor and reporter where he coordinated
news coverage with KOMO TV-Seattle
Metro Networks in Seattle as a news anchor and traffic reporter for station
clients including KOMO Seattle, KVI-Seattle, & KIRO-Seattle
Dennis Shannon is the News Director at Cherry Creek Radio-Tri-Cities, covering
news & special projects. Cherry Creek Broadcasting also uses Dennis as a
Dennis is involved in the community with Leader Tri-Cities, providing
seminars on how local business and civic groups can best get their stories
into print and broadcast.
Email Dennis: email@example.com