MSG NETWORKS ANNOUNCES SHANNON HOGAN AS HOST AND REPORTER FOR MSG+ ISLANDERS TELECASTS
New York, NY (August 26, 2014) – MSG Networks announced today that Shannon Hogan is joining the Islanders telecasts on MSG+ as host and reporter. Hogan has spent the past four years with Fox Sports Detroit covering the Red Wings, Tigers, and Pistons, along with college hockey and other sporting events in the area.
“We are excited to welcome Shannon Hogan to the MSG family,” said Daniel Ronayne, executive vice president and general manager of MSG Networks. “Islanders fans will appreciate Shannon’s enthusiasm, charisma, and love of hockey for the team’s final season at Nassau Coliseum.”
“I am thrilled to be joining the MSG family at such an exciting time for the network and the Islanders,” said Shannon Hogan. “It will be fantastic working with a franchise rich in tradition and a young team on the rise. During my four years with Fox Sports Detroit, I had the pleasure of working with some of the best managers, coaches, players and analysts in the business. My experience with the Islanders and MSG will add many more people to that list. Interacting with Detroit's passionate fans was a pleasure and I'm looking forward to a great relationship with the Islanders fans. I can't wait for my adventure in New York to begin!”
Hogan has covered other big events including the 2010 US Open, 2010 World Series, 2010 Big Chill (Michigan vs. Michigan State at Michigan Stadium), and 2014 Winter Classic. In June she won a Michigan Emmy Award in the category of On-Camera Talent – Anchor – Sports for her work with Fox Sports Detroit. She is a graduate of University of Missouri’s School of Journalism with a Major in Broadcast Journalism and Minors in Business & Sociology. Hogan was on the swimming and diving team all four years (All-Big 12/Captain/MVP).