Shannon Ryan



Auckland, New Zealand


175 cm

Age Range




Career Highlights

Shannon Ryan burst onto the media scene at the young age of 18. Over a decade later, Shannon has built up an impressive list of credentials. On television, Shannon has hosted a variety of shows, including The Block NZ, FOUR Live, Drew & Shannon Live, NZ Top 40 Countdown, along with presenting on The Project and competing in Celebrity Treasure Island. She’s also worked as a night guest DJ on George FM’s Beats Boutique show. Shannon has a deep interest in the human condition and the environment, her exploration in creative and personal endeavours have taken her to many corners of the world, and she is now largely based in Los Angeles, but returns to home to New Zealand as much as she can!


2011TV Duo Nominees TV Guide - Drew & Shannon Live

Short Film.

2016Page Me to Hell Jenny LoveDir. Roberto Nascimento

Short Film.

2015Three Little WordsPatricia Collingwood Dir. Louis Mendiola


2019Treasure Island Herself Dir. Craig Meade
2017Tall Poppies (Pilot)PoppyDir. Louis Mendiola
2013FOUR Live Host / Researcher / WriterMediaworks TV
Dir. Damien Daniels
2012Coca Cola Christmas in the park TV Broadcast HostDir. John MacDonald and Charlotte Hobson
2012Comedy for Cure Kids TelethonHost / Presenting
2012FOUR LiveHost / Researcher / Writer / Item ProducerDir. Damien Daniels & Craig Easson
2012Jono and Ben at 10Multiple Roles - recurring Major GuestMediaworks
Dir. Various
2012 The Block NZ Co-HostEyeworks
Dir. Julie Christie
2011Drew & Shannon Live Co-Host / Researcher / Writer / Item ProducerMediaWorks TV
Dir. Damien Daniels & Craig Easson
2011NZ Next Top Model Live Final TV Host
2011The Jono ProjectMultiple RolesTV3
Dir. Damon Feluapai
2010C4 - Jono's New ShowSatire News PresenterTV3 Mediaworks
Dir. Damon Feluapai
2009C4 - Official NZ Top 40 CountdownHost / WriterTV3 MediaWorks TV
Dir. Angela Mann


2014Vodafone NZ Music AwardsHost / Co-WriterJANDA Productions
2013Vodafone NZ Music AwardsHost / Co-WriterJANDA Productions
2012Vodafone NZ Music AwardsHost / Co-WriterJANDA Productions
2011NZ Film and TV awards Red Carpet Host
2011Vodafone NZ Music AwardsHost / Co-WriterJANDA Productions
2010Vodafone NZ Music AwardsHost / Co WriterJANDA Productions


2011Kiwi FM - 'The List' Host
2010George FM - Morning Pre-Breakfast Host
2010George FM Saturday Night - Guest Show Host
2007George FM - Breakfast News


Groundlings Improvisation school LA: Core Track for the professional actor with tutors Annie Sertich & Michael Churven (LA) - 2018
Margie Haber Studio, Margie Masterclass (LA) - 2018
Margie Haber weekly ongoing + privates (LA) - 2018
Private coaching with Diane Charles - 2018
Private coaching with Margie Haber - 2018
Diane Charles Margie Haber Studio 4 week intensive + privates (LA) - 2017
MHS 2 week full time intensive - 2017
Nextlevel Studios Casting Director workshops (LA) - 2017
The Actors Company; Theatrical Agent Industry Intensive (LA) - 2017
The Actors Program workshop with Sara Wiseman - 2017
Private Coaching with Joe Reitman (LA) - 2016
The Actors Program workshop with Sara Wiseman - 2016
Training with Jeremiah Comey (LA) - 2016
USA accent coaching with Bob Corf - 2016
Vicky Yiannoutsos film/tv workshop (NZ) - 2016
Training with Peter Feeney - ongoing (NZ) - 2013