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

There is no better place to polish your broadcasting / new media skills than Radio Hofstra University. Located in the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, Radio Hofstra University WRHU FM ranks number one - best college radio station - by the Princeton Review. WRHU FM earned a Pinnacle Award - station of the year - from College Media Association and The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) honored WRHU FM with a Marconi Award as non-commercial station of the year!

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.

For six straight NHL (National Hockey League) seasons, student staff of Radio Hofstra University produced and distributed over 470 NY Islanders live game radio broadcasts!

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 and apply to join the team. | more |

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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


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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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