Also known as S.M. Traphagen, Shannon is the host and creator of The Game On Glio Podcast – a highly rated national and global podcast that is truly her passion and drive. Shannon created the podcast in her late husband’s memory, becoming a patient advocate, educator, and storyteller for those walking through brain cancer, grief and loss. She is also the founder of Traphagen’s Trail Ride 4 Brain Cancer which has raised over $30,000 to date for brain cancer clinical trials.
With several years experience as a radio personality, grief and loss motivational speaker, and podcast host, she also has experience in television, writing, social media and marketing. Shannon’s novel FINDING MORGAN: A LEFAY TRILOGY has received 5-star reviews, along with her highly rated blog Grace. Guidance. Gratitude. When Shannon is not hosting The Game On Glio Podcast, she does public speaking engagements, runs her fundraiser Traphagen’s Trail Ride 4 Brain Cancer, handles marketing projects for global clients, is a guest for book club Q&A’s, and is currently finishing writing Book 2 in the LEFAY TRILOGY. To learn more about her writing work, visit her website smtraphagen.com
If you’d like to inquire about marketing services or podcast sponsorships, contact her at email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or via Instagram.
Kevin T. Minorczyk
Kevin is a highly experienced media producer in Buffalo, NY. Working primarily in radio, podcast, and television production, his experience extends to print and web advertising, with specialties in editing and visual effects. He works with WKBW channel 7 news & The Game On Glio Podcast, and is also involved in the 48 Film Project-Buffalo, each year, churning out quality film projects within 48 hours!
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