Shannon Smith, WBIR Channel 10

Shannon Smith

WBIR Channel 10

Knoxville, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Shannon:

Hundreds of apartment units under construction in and around downtown Knoxville

More people want to rent and live downtown, and soon they'll have hundreds of options as more apartment units are built in that area of Knoxville. → Read More

How to practice social distancing as you enjoy this beautiful weather

As East Tennesseans prepare to spend time outdoors on a sunny weekend, it's important to remember that social distancing is still important outside. → Read More

40 fun things you can do while at home in quarantine

Bored at home? Run out of things to do? Here are 40 ideas. You're welcome. → Read More

Daycares considered essential, will stay open while 'safer at home' orders are in place

Daycare workers are taking extra precautions to keep kids safe while their parents are working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Small businesses losing money fast due to coronavirus closures

When a small business closes, even for a few weeks, it's enough to put them behind on bills and unable to pay employees. That's the reality for lots of local spots. → Read More

Working from home | How to stay sane, focused and actually get work done

Working from home for the first time because of the coronavirus? Here's some pro advice on how to stay focused and work well outside of the office. → Read More

Here's how to enjoy life instead of staying at home, bored, during the pandemic

If you're not feeling sick, you don't need to hide out in your house. → Read More

Bakery gives free birthday cakes to kids in foster care

On Maryville bakery is making sure every kid celebrates their birthday by offering free cakes to kids in foster care in Blount County. → Read More

Experts say people are overreacting to coronavirus; here's why and how to calm down

There is a lot of information being spread about COVID19, or coronavirus. Professionals have tips for staying calm during this busy time. → Read More

Keep your germs to yourself at the gym to stop the spread of all diseases, not just coronavirus

Just like you should do after every sweat sesh, wipe off your equipment to stop germs from infecting other people. → Read More

Crossing the finish line | Expert tips for training, running any race

Jed Blanton with UT's Kinesiology Department says training for a marathon involves setting goals, running, and making sure you enjoy the ride. → Read More

UT Dean of Students highlighted by SEC as noteworthy leader for Black History Month

Dr. Shea Kidd Houze is one of 14 noteworthy African-American leaders recognized by the Southeastern Conference. One leader was chosen from each SEC university. → Read More

Social media can hurt search for Evelyn Boswell

With as much interaction as this AMBER Alert is getting online, it's easy for the truth to get a little muddled. → Read More

#MeToo | Harvey Weinstein's conviction doesn't mark an end to the global movement

"It's given women the courage to be able to say 'stop.'" → Read More

ORNL scientist running in Olympic marathon trials

When Elizabeth Herndon isn't working in environmental science at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, she's training for her 9th marathon and 2nd Olympic trial. → Read More

Chimpanzee bachelorette at Zoo Knoxville hoping to find love this Valentine's Day

Jambo has three options for a mate, making her love story play out like an episode of 'The Bachelorette.' → Read More

You Are Not Alone: Working moms

My name is Emily Palatinus. I'm a working mom and you are not alone. → Read More

You Are Not Alone: Abortion

One in four American women will terminate a pregnancy at some point in their lives. None of those women are alone. → Read More

You Are Not Alone: Infertility in men

My name is Jared Daugherty. My wife and I are struggling to have kids, and just want to let you know that you are not alone. → Read More

Elementary schoolers learn more than music in new string orchestra class

The youngest orchestra in Knoxville is sitting in a classroom at Beaumont Magnet Academy. → Read More