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Date: Sep 07, 2007
Charlie Kaye, Executive Producer for News at CBS Radio, to speak at Hofstra University
Hofstra, WRHU alumnus will talk about the impact of college radio
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY – Charlie Kaye, executive producer for news at CBS Radio and an alumnus of Hofstra University and WRHU, Radio Hofstra University, will speak at Hofstra on Monday, September 17, 2007 in Studio A of Dempster Hall, south campus beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The program, presented by the Hofstra Radio Alumni Association, is the first in a series of radio industry speakers leading up to the 50th anniversary of WRHU, Radio Hofstra University, in 2009.
“Charlie is a key member of the WHCH/WVHC/WRHU family of distinguished alumni,” said Hofstra Radio Alumni Association president, Marc Wiener, referring to the original call letters by which the station was known. “His broadcasting career began the moment he walked through the front door of Hofstra's radio station, and continues to this day. His return to Hofstra is an event not to be missed, especially by 88.7 alumni, who will find this connection with their shared past both fascinating and invigorating.”
Mr. Kaye will participate in a question-and-answer period with a panel of student staff members from WRHU and will then take questions from audience members.
This event is free and open to all members of the Hofstra community. For more information, please call 516.463.5430 or email email@example.com.
Charlie Kaye began his broadcast career in 1965 as student news director of WVHC and has been in radio journalism ever since. Kaye joined CBS News in 1982. Prior to that he was news director for the New York based all-news station, WINS 1010AM. He also served asnews director of WHN Radio in New York and has been an anchor, reporter and talk show host at several other stations. In his current position, Mr. Kaye helps oversee CBS News-on-the-hour broadcasts on the CBS Radio Network and other CBS News radio programming.
WRHU, Radio Hofstra University, is Long Island’s oldest non-commercial radio station, broadcasting 24 hours a day, seven days a week on 88.7FM and online at www.wrhu.org. Founded in 1950 as a club, WHCH was limited to the Hofstra campus. In 1959, the station received an FCC broadcast license and became WVHC, the Voice of Hofstra College. In 1983 the station expanded its broadcast range and became WRHU. With a staff of more than 175 members, and a program schedule that includes 42 varying formats, the award winning radio station prides itself on pre-professional broadcast training and development. WRHU is an integral part of Hofstra’s School of Communication.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students find their edge to succeed in more than 140 undergraduate and 155 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business, communication, education and allied human services, and honors studies, as well as a School of Law. With a student-faculty ratio of 14-to-1, our professors teach small classes averaging 23 students that emphasize interaction, critical thinking and analysis. Hofstra offers a faculty whose highest priority is teaching excellence, cutting edge technology, extensive library resources, internships and special educational programs that appeal to their interests and abilities. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.
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