Colin McEnroe


Colin McEnroe is a writer and long-time Connecticut radio host. His current show, “The Colin McEnroe Show”, airs weekdays, As a journalist, the began his tenure with The Hartford Courant in 1976 and worked as a full-time employee until 1995. He continues as a weekly columnist and a blogger (“To Wit”) on McEnroe is the author of three books: Swimming Chickens: And Other Half-breasted Accounts of the Animal World and Lose Weight Through Great Sex with Celebrities (The Elvis Way), both humor collections published by Doubleday, and My Father’s Footprints, published by Warner Books. A playwright as well, his script, A Woman of a Certain Age, (music and lyrics by Steve Metcalf and Larry Bloom) was produced at the Ivoryton Playhouse in 2003.


Throughout his career, McEnroe has been a contributing editor at Mirabella, Men’s Health and Mademoiselle; he currently writes for Bicycling. He has also written for Cosmopolitan, The New York Times op-ed page, Forbes FYI and other publications.


In fall 2012 , McEnroe will teach for the third time a graduate seminar on mass media in the presidential election at Trinity College. As in 2004 and 2008, he will use the election as a living laboratory.