April 1, 2020
Larry McShane is a 36-year veteran city reporter. Born in Inwood, New York, located at the top of Manhattan, was raised across the river in New Jersey. Larry is a Seton Hall University graduate and basketball season ticketholder.
Larry joined The Associated Press in March 1980. He then moved to the New York Daily News in November 2007. Larry covered nine Olympics, 9/11, assorted trials, mob and otherwise, as well as interviewing 42 members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (including three of the Four Tops, two of the Ramones).
Two-time winner of the AP’s New York Staffer of the Year, winner of the NY Press Club’s 2005 Feature Story of the Year, honored by the Society of the Silurians and the Associated Press Managing Editors. Fan of the NY Giants, NY Yankees, NY Knicks, NJ Devils. Springsteen fanatic, live music fan, favorites include Southside Johnny & the Jukes, Elvis Costello, Marah, Gaslight Anthem, Graham Parker, the Clash, Nils Lofgren, Mudcrutch. Motown, Gamble and Huff, Little Steven and Little Anthony and the Imperials.
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