Although Charles McCord's earnings are not made public, his net worth is estimated at $5 million, as of 2015. He worked as a news anchor and on-air personality on the "Imus in the Morning" show for over 30 years. He retired in 2011.
McCord's radio career began in 1963 when he got his first job at Springfield, Missouri's KICK. He later worked for WFAA in Dallas-Forth Worth, and at two stations in Washington, D.C., WWDC and WTOP. On "Imus in the Morning," he reported news and impersonated celebrities, doing comedy skits. It is believed that Imus and McCord fell out prior to McCord's retirement.