Host & Storyteller

Shannon Cason

Shannon Cason has shared his stories all over the country. Shannon is a host, MainStage storyteller and GrandSlam champion with The Moth. He is a regular on Snap Judgment; awarded their Best Performance Award. Shannon has appeared on countless podcasts and storytelling stages, including TEDx, RISK!, Third Coast Festival, Podcast Movement, and upcoming film projects.

He hosts his own long-running storytelling podcast, Shannon Cason’s Homemade Stories. Shannon also hosted two other podcasts -The Trouble with Shannon Cason (WBEZ) & In Good Company Detroit. His storytelling has been featured in the anthology, The Moth Presents: All These Wonders.

He is a participant of President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative and an awardee of the Knight Foundation Arts Challenge Grant.

Shannon educates and consults on storytelling using his Brutally Honest Storytelling techniques, and he has helped companies, nonprofits, pro athletes, celebrities, and everyday people tell their stories more honestly. Shannon is originally from Detroit.

(Photographer: Justin Milhouse)

Photo of Shannon Cason

Past Sessions