Radio Personality, Marketing Professional, Cannon

Shannon Wilkerson

Shannon “The Cannon” Wilkerson

Shannon “The Cannon” Wilkerson is a dynamic figure hailing from the vibrant city of New Orleans, but now firmly rooted in Lafayette, Louisiana. With a multifaceted career that spans radio, marketing, and entrepreneurship, Shannon is a true jack-of-all-trades.

Born and raised in the heart of New Orleans, Shannon’s journey took him to Lafayette when he enrolled at USL (now known as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette). While at university, he embarked on an entrepreneurial path, putting his education on hold to dive headfirst into the world of small business ownership.

Over the years, Shannon’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to establish and operate several successful nightclubs and restaurants, proving his acumen in the hospitality industry. However, the pursuit of knowledge and personal growth remained close to his heart. Nearly two decades later, he returned to ULL to complete his education, earning a Bachelor’s Degree that underscored his commitment to continuous self-improvement.

In the world of radio, Shannon is a familiar voice to many. He co-hosts the popular radio show “Oh Brother” on KPEL1420am ESPN Radio alongside his brother, Gary, a partnership that has endured for six years. Additionally, Shannon can be found sharing his insights and opinions on a wide range of topics as he co-hosts “OFFSIDES” on KPEL 96.5fm alongside Brandon Comeaux. His presence in the world of radio allows him to engage with listeners and address contemporary issues that matter to people in his community and beyond.

Beyond the airwaves, Shannon Wilkerson is a skilled marketer who has a proven track record of elevating businesses through strategic website development and online marketing. His expertise in this field has enabled numerous brands to expand their online presence and reach a wider audience.

Known for his energetic and charismatic personality, Shannon Wilkerson, aka “Shannon The Cannon,” is a New Orleans native who has made a lasting impact on the Lafayette community. His diverse talents, from entrepreneurship to radio hosting and marketing, make him a force to be reckoned with in the modern media landscape. With a passion for addressing everyday issues and helping businesses thrive, Shannon continues to be a prominent figure in both his local community and the broader world of broadcasting and marketing.