Connell McShane

Connell McShane joined FOX Business Network (FBN) in September 2007 where he currently serves as Chief National Correspondent.

In this capacity, McShane covers emerging business sectors and the economic landscape. Most recently, he traveled across the country to report on the economic impact of COVID-19 with a focus on small business. During the 2020 presidential election, McShane reported from key battleground states, hosting bi-partisan focus groups to drill down on the issues leading the polls. In 2019, he provided in-depth coverage surrounding the United States-China trade dispute from the ground in Beijing. 

Previously, McShane co-anchored the network’s post-market program, After the Bell. From 2010 to 2017, he also served as the news anchor on the Imus in the Morning, which was simulcast on FBN. He started with the network as co-anchor of FBN’s early-morning business news program, FOX Business Morning and helped launch a live weekday streaming show Live in 2009.

Prior to joining FBN, McShane worked at Bloomberg Television where he served as a news reporter and an anchor on Evening Edition, On the Markets and MarketWeek. He also broadcasted live reports from both the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ. Before Bloomberg Television, McShane co-anchored the syndicated morning show The First Word on Bloomberg Radio. McShane began his career in sports broadcasting, serving as the play-by-play voice of minor league baseball’s Pittsfield Mets during the 1998 season.

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.