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Date: Oct 13, 2009
WRHU Nominated for Six College Broadcasters, Inc. Awards
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY – WRHU, Radio Hofstra University has been nominated for six College Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI) 2009 National Student Production Awards.
The nominations are as follows:
“Winding Trip to Hofstra” and “Changes Since Real Quiet”
Best News Reporting:
Best Sports Play-by-Play:
“Hofstra at Fairfield” and “Hofstra at ODU: CAA Quarterfinals”
Best Feature Show:
“A League of Our Own: Barbie Turns 50”
Winners will be announced during CBI’s annual convention in Austin, TX, October 28 through November 1, 2009.
About College Broadcasters, Inc.
College Broadcasters, Inc. represents students involved in radio, television, webcasting and other related media ventures; ensures a commitment to education and the student pursuit of excellence through active involvement in electronic media; promotes cooperative efforts between the association and other national, regional, and state media organizations; facilitates the discussion of issues related to student-operated electronic media; and other community oriented programs.
WRHU, which this year marks its 50th year of broadcasting, 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. With a staff of more than 175 members, a news team of nearly 60 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 can choose from about 150 undergraduate and more than 160 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business; engineering; communication; education, health and 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 22 students that emphasize interaction, critical thinking and analysis. Hofstra offers a faculty whose highest priority is teaching excellence. The University also provides excellent facilities with state-of-the-art technology, extensive library resources and internship programs that match students’ interests and abilities with appropriate companies and organizations. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.