Since graduating from UC Berkeley with High Honors, Shannon has worked in non-fiction television as a writer-producer-director for the past decade, most recently on Deliver Me about high-risk pregnancies for the Discovery Health Channel. Her television credits include non-fiction programming for networks including TLC, A&E, Lifetime, WE, Court-TV and the Discovery Channel. Shannon recently finished her second film, Maybe Baby, about single women attempting to become mothers. She is working on several new documentary film projects including one about sex workers called 7 Minutes.

Films by Shannon O'Rourke

In the Name of Love

What's motivating the thousands of Russian women who sign up with agencies to meet and marry American men? 

Maybe Baby

MAYBE BABY is an intimate, provocative documentary that takes a new look at the emotional journeys of single women in their '30s and '40s as they pursue pregnancy through the world of Assisted Reproductive Technology.