Shannon Pettypiece is an American print and broadcast journalist. She currently reports on health care and markets for Bloomberg LP. Pettypiece grew up in Lake Orion, Michigan where she attended Lake Orion High School. At age 5, she began showing horses competitively and was involved in 4-H as well as her high school and college equestrian teams. She attended the University of Michigan where she was a reporter and editor at the Michigan Daily, the university's student-run newspaper. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in political science with a focus on Russia and the former-Soviet Union. Her mother is a teacher and her father is a woodworker. Pettypiece's first journalism job was as an intern for The New York Times in Washington, D.C.
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