Grow your broadcasting, multi-media, and social media skillsat Radio Hofstra University WRHU FM / WRHU.org. Located in the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, Radio Hofstra University is the cutting edge trailblazer and trend setter. Radio Hofstra University is honored to be the first non-commercial radio station in history to earn a Marconi Award from the National Association of Broadcasters and the only non-commercial in history to earn two Marconi Awards (2017 and 2014). Additionally WRHU earned consecutive first place rankings in the prestigious Princeton Review and earned a Pinnacle Award "station of the year" by College Media Association. In 2018 BestColleges.com ranked WRHU #1 college radio station in the nation. No other college radio station in the world can match our deep rich training combined with incredible broadcasting, media convergence, and social media opportunities.
2017-18 marked the 8th straight NHL (National Hockey League) season, student staff of Radio Hofstra University produced and distributed NY Islanders live game radio broadcasts. This season their work aired on the #1 sports radio station in the world WFAN sports radio, Salem 570AM and 970AM, LI News Radio WRCN FM, WCBS 880AM, Sirius/XM, and NHL GameCenter app! WRHU student staffers have produced and syndicated 647 live NHL game broadcasts since the 2010 NHL season.
This year is the second season WRHU student staff produces and airs Long Island Nets NBA G-League games. Students also perform on-air roles for this exciting franchise in addition to broadcasting LI Ducks baseball club, and Hofstra Pride teams.
During election cycles, student journalists at WRHU cover many political events alongside professional reporters from the major news outlets (ABC TV, CBS TV, NBC TV, CNN, etc). Students broadcast from radio row at the Republican National Convention, Democratic National Convention, and Debates at Hofstra and WRHU student journalists were credentialed media broadcasting live from the campaign headquarters of President Elect Donald Trump on election night 2016.
Since WRHU is located near Manhattan, staff can learn and grow at Hofstrawith internships at the most exciting cutting edge broadcast companies in New York City. WRHU staff also attend many media industry events like TALKERS. No other college radio station in the world can match theWRHU experience. Learn more about our affiliations, broadcast tools, and partners.
WRHU student sportscasters are world famous for engineering, producing, and performing on-air roles for 647 live NY Islanders NHL games for eight NHL seasons distributed to: WRHU FM, WRCN FM, WNYE FM, WCBS AM, WFAN AM, Salem 970 and Salem 570 AM, Sirius / XM, and the NHL Game Center app.
Hofstra University President Stuart Rabinowitz and a few members of the Radio Hofstra University staff proudly display the two NAB Marconi Awards earned by WRHU.
Madison Wright signs on the new WRHU annex studio 1:42pm June 6, 2018. WRHU will broadcast from the annex summer 2018 during the total state of the art rebuild of our four other studios.
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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