Shannon Bradley is the executive producer of UCTV, the systemwide television network of the University of California. Though based in San Diego, she works on projects with partners throughout the UC system. She has a Master's degree Journalism and Public Affairs from American University and spent nine years in Washington covering politics for City Paper, Roll Call and the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour. She later returned to her home state of California to teach journalism and help start a regional broadcast station at UC San Diego. That job has evolved into her current position of overseeing video development and distribution for UCTV.