SPEAKER QUINN APPOINTS JAMIE MCSHANE AS COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

**FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE**
July 25, 2007

SPEAKER QUINN APPOINTS JAMIE MCSHANE AS COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn today announced that she has appointed Jamie McShane as Communications Director for the New York City Council.

McShane comes to the Council as a seasoned media professional, having worked in the news industry for the past ten years producing programs for WNBC, CNN and NY1. In 1997, he was nominated for a New York Emmy for his work producing "Inside City Hall." For the past 2 and half years, he served as Political Producer for WNBC, where he managed the political coverage for the station's television and web broadcasts.

"I am very excited to be joining the City Council and Speaker Quinn as they continue to make City government more responsive and effective for all New Yorkers." said McShane.

Jamie currently lives in Sunnyside, Queens with his wife and son.

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