Hofstra University’s Herbert School of Communication offers many avenues for students to express their creativity and learn real-world skills using state of the art resources. These are just a few examples of our online, print, TV and radio productions.
The following links will lead you to examples of just some of the creativity and skill expressed by students in Hofstra University's School of Communication. Feel free to explore.
The students of RTVF 164 create this newsmagazine program covering the arts, culture, and entertainment of Long Island.
TNL - Thursday Nite Live, created in 2001, is a live sketch comedy show where many students of all different majors work together to produce at least 3 shows every semester.
HTVi - Hofstra University's School of Communication Web Television Channel – Where the world can see original and creative student content in short form for the web and the student production archive.
Sports Beat - Made in 2002, this show includes discussions with a panel of Hofstra student sports enthusiasts about the exciting life of Hofstra sports. The show also features interviews with Hofstra sports members.
Broadcast journalism majors in JRNL 75 research, write, shoot and produce this program that focuses on news and feature stories from around Hofstra's campus.
Hofstra Today - Created in 2011, this 30 minute morning news cast covers both university and national news.
Director's Cut - Created in 2007, this show showcases many Hofstra student films and their creators as well as preview films created by the Hofstra Filmmakers Club.
The Long Island Report is a multi-media news organization run entirely by Hofstra University students. Students gain valuable real-world experience producing news and features for the web. Students learn how to work with text, images, video, audio, flash objects, html and social media as they create this multi-media content.
Pulse, formerly The Communicator, is a student-run magazine at Hofstra University. All reporting, writing, editing, photography, lay out, web development and promotion for the magazine is done by the students in the Department of Journalism, Media Studies and Public Relations.
Radio Hofstra University- Regarded by many to be the best pre-professional broadcast training in the world, WRHU offers a potent mix of deep rich training in state of the art studios, amazing on-air and off-air opportunities, constant mentoring by numerous in-house broadcast professionals, powerful networking sessions with industry leaders & thousands of Hofstra radio alumni.
The Chronicle - Hofstra University's weekly newspaper which covers both global and university-wide sports, news, and entertainment.
Hofstra Film Club is the Herbert School of Communication's student-operated college film production club. The Hofstra Film Club submits original films to different festivals to showcase their talents. Membership is open to all students who are genuinely interested in film production.
Watch the most recent Student Film Sampler from the Department of Radio, Television, Film.