Connell McShane is an American broadcaster and play-by-play commentator. He serves as the anchor of “NewsNation Now,” a two-hour newscast that airs on NewsNation weekdays from 3-5 p.m. ET. The television program premiered in September 2023.
His most recent job was that of a correspondent at Fox Business. During that time, he teamed up with Melissa Francis to host a program called “After the Bell” from 2018 to 2021. In the course of the 2020 US presidential election, McShane provided real-time coverage from swing states. Connell announced in May 2023 that he will be stepping down from his role at Fox Business to join NewsNation.
Connell McShane Age
McShane is 46 years old as of 2023. He was born on August 4, 1977, in the United States.
Connell McShane Height
McShane stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).
Connell McShane Education
McShane attended Fordham University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communication and media studies in 1999.
Connell McShane Wife
McShane married his wife, Renee Napoli McShane in August 1999. They have been together in marriage for 24 years as of 2023. Renee is of Italian descent. They have three children together whom they prefer to raise away from the public eye.
Connell McShane Salary
McShane is among the best-paid sports journalists at NewsNation. He earns approximately $115,000 every year and his job has enabled him to create a sustainable livelihood. His wages have increased steadily in proportion to the duties assigned to him.
Connell McShane’s Net Worth
McShane has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He has built his wealth from his career which spans over ten years. His career as a sports journalist has provided him with a stable source of income for many years.
Connell McShane Career
McShane started his career in radio before switching to television. His first employment was at WBRK Radio in Pittsfield Massachusetts as a sportscaster. he also served as a play-by-play broadcaster for college basketball and football games.
Connell is perhaps best known for his tenure at Fox Business where he worked as an anchor and chief national correspondent. He was assigned multiple duties during the daytime and nighttime programming.
He served as an anchor providing coverage from all over the world, covering each of the last six presidential contests extensively, many travels to China, and reporting live from the ground in Eastern Europe amid the recent migration crisis influenced by the conflict in Ukraine.
Connell has also reported on major business, economic, and political news stories, including the rise in inflation and the direction of drone technology. He worked as a business correspondent for the network when he first joined the news team in 2007.
He was named the network’s top national correspondent in March 2021. Connell covered the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic for an exclusive report titled “State of the Economy,” which prompted him to visit more than 35 states. Between 2011 and 2017, McShane hosted Imus in the Morning on Fridays and worked as a radio news anchor in addition to his television responsibilities.