Dick Brennan joined WCBS-TV in 2012 as an anchor and reporter. Brennan also co-anchors WLNY-TV 10/55’s News at Nine weekdays with Alice Gainer. Brennan previously worked as an anchor/reporter at Fox 5 in New York since 2001.
An award-winning journalist, Brennan has been honored numerous times for his reporting, including an Emmy for his coverage of the 2004 Republican National Convention.
During his nearly 20 years of reporting he has covered several presidential campaigns and also chronicled the battles for New York City Mayor and New York State Governor.
Brennan has also broadcast from around the world, reporting on the war in Iraq, the crisis in the Mideast and the installation of a new pope.
Throughout his career, he has covered a variety of breaking news stories including the 9/11 tragedy, Hurricane Katrina, Superstorm Sandy, the Newtown shootings, and the recent launch of SpaceX at Cape Canaveral.
Brennan grew up in Queens and graduated from Fordham University in the Bronx.
Brennan has played the role of a reporter in several television shows, including episodes of “Sex and the City” and “24”.
He lives in New York with his wife and two daughters.