How To Help The World One Book At A Time Featuring Shannon Bex (Chief Communications Officer of Vooks)

February 22, 2021 - 10:09 AM - 194 views
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Episode Title: How To Help The World One Book At A Time Featuring Shannon Bex(Chief Communications Officer of Vooks) -The Startup Life

In this episode, we talk to Shannon Bex (Chief Communications Officer of Vooks) as we talk about lessons she learned in 2020, why early childhood literacy is important to her, and what she learned from the music industry. 

**More about Shannon**

Shannon Bex is a nationally acclaimed performing artist as a singer, dancer, choreographer and a multi-platinum recording artist. She left the entertainment industry to co-found Vooks with her brother, Marshall and friend Russell Hirtzel.  As Chief Communications Officer, Bex creates, develops, and maintains relationships with authors, illustrators and publishers. She believes in bringing the love of reading to children at a young age!

**More about Vooks**

VOOKS is a Streaming Platform That’s the Perfect Gift Idea for People Who Have Pre-Schoolers to Third Graders in Their Lives

Singer/Reality TV star Shannon Bex, working with her brother Marshall, have created a brand new category in the digital world - they are the founders of the only streaming platform for animated storybooks, VOOKS. 

Vooks is geared to kids 2-8 with the animated storybooks that feature beloved classics and new releases. A unique aspect to each Vook is that the pacing was created to replicate how a parent reads to their kids. It has read-along text, so the kids can follow along and learn.  A streaming education platform -- with more than 1.2 million users in 175 countries -- VOOKS adds movement and sound to original storybook art allowing kids to watch and read their favorite stories.  When kids aged 2 – 8 sign on at they open a world of reading and learning online.  Vooks offers a free tier with limited content and a premium tier for $4.99 a month or $49.99 for the year.  For each station conducting interviews, Vooks will provide a special code for a 10 percent listener discount off the yearly subscription.  Vooks is available via Roku, Apple TV, AndroidTV, Amazon Fire TV, Comcast Xfinity, and as linear channels on both Roku TV and Vizio.


Written by: Dominic Lawson 

Executive Producers: Dominic Lawson and Kenda Lawson

Music Credits:

**Show Theme**

 Behind Closed Doors - Otis McDonald 

**Break Theme**

Cielo - Huma-Huma 


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