Connell McShane does the news for Imus in the Morning. He started this on May 9, 2011 when Charles McCord retired. Connell McShane is an anchor and correspondent on the Fox Business Network, which he joined when the network was launched in October 2007. He anchors the 11amET hour of Fox Business. He was a co-anchor on the network's early-morning program, Fox Business Morning, along with Jenna Lee, until 7 May 2010.
Since joining Fox Business for its launch in 2007, McShane has spent time covering the financial crisis, providing live reports from the scene when Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers collapsed. He's also reported on the rise of China from Shanghai and Beijing, and covered the European debt crisis from Dublin, Ireland.
A graduate of Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and Media Studies, McShane was named a finalist in both the New York Metro Achievement in Radio Awards and the New York State Associated Press Broadcasters' Association.
Prior to joining FBN, McShane worked at Bloomberg Television where he served as a news reporter and an anchor working on Evening Edition, On the Markets and Marketweek. He also broadcasted live reports from both the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. Before Bloomberg Television, McShane co-anchored the syndicated morning show The First Word on Bloomberg Radio.
McShane is married with 3 children.