Our Educational Mission: Provide Pre-Professional Broadcast Training to Qualified Hofstra Students

Grow your broadcasting skills at Radio Hofstra University WRHU FM / WRHU.org. Located in the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, Radio Hofstra University / WRHU FM is honored to be a finalist in the 2016 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Marconi Awards! WRHU was ranked #1 " best college radio station" by Princeton Review and WRHU earned a Pinnacle Award "station of the year" by College Media Association.

During this 2016 election cycle, student journalists at WRHU cover many political events alongside professional reporters from major news outlets. Students broadcast from radio row at the Republican National Convention, Democratic National Convention, and Debate 2016 at Hofstra.

2016-17 marks the seventh straight NHL (National Hockey League) season, student staff of Radio Hofstra University will produce and distribute NY Islanders live game radio broadcasts! That's over 473 (and counting) live NHL games produced and distributed by current Hofstra students.

Since WRHU is located near Manhattan, staff can learn and grow at Hofstra with internships at the most exciting cutting edge broadcast companies in New York City. No other college radio station in the world can match the WRHU experience. Learn more about our affiliations, broadcast tools, and partners.

Debate 2016
WRHU FM Radio Hofstra University is where student broadcasters get major league experience Pictured above student Kevin Dexter prepares to do color analysis on a NY Islanders radio broadcast. WRHU FM is the flagship station for all NY Islanders games.
The WRHU sports department is world famous for engineering, producing, and performing on-air roles for over 470 NY Islanders NHL games throughout six NHL season distributed to: WRHU FM, WRCN FM, WNYE FM, WCBS AM, WFAN AM, Sirius / XM, and the NHL Game Center app.
Princeton Review Radio Award
Mike Francesa Broadcasts His WFAN Show Live From WRHU!

Summer 2016 - Spectacular Professional Development Opportunities for WRHU Staff


WTOP FM Radio Washington DC Reporter Dennis Foley - A Proud WRHU Alum

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Student Work Samples
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TALKERS.com Publisher Michael Harrison (3rd from left) is one of many Hofstra Radio Alumni Association members who offer unique networking opportunities for current students.  
TALKERS.com Publisher Michael Harrison 3rd from left is one of many Hofstra Radio Alumni Association members who offer unique networking opportunities for current students.

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