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  • Radio Hofstra University: WHCH, WVHC, WRHU | 60th Anniversary Celebration | Saturday, March 30, 2019 • 7PM • Long Island Marriott, Uniondale, NY
  • WRHU proud to broadcast - All 2016-17 Home Games
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  • Broadcasts from World famous venues
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Our Educational Mission: Provide Pre-Professional Broadcast Training to Qualified Hofstra Students

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 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.
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.
Princeton Review Radio Award
WRHU Marconi Award

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.

WRHU Marconi Award

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.


Mike Francesca broadcasts his WFAN show live from WRHU!

Join WRHU’s Team!: Be like sportscasters Victoria Conway (play-by-play) Steph Ruscio (Commentary) and Megan McGuire (sideline reporter) broadcasting a Hofstra Men’s Basketball game.

WRHU’s State-of-the-art Five Studio Upgrade / Rebuild Has Begun! | Our new “radio” studios custom built by LHSOC Chief Engineer Joe Valerio will create stellar audio, video, and social media content!

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

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Student Work Samples
Underwrite with WRHU

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.
60th Anniversary

WHCH - WVHC - WRHU
60th Anniversary Celebration

Counting down to the most anticipated event in Hofstra Radio History!

 

 

Saturday, March 30, 2019
Save the date!

Join us and celebrate an incredible milestone. The 60th anniversary of radio at Hofstra University!
Alumni from all eras (WHCH, WVHC, WRHU), family, and friends will gather for a first class banquet. 
More details coming soon.

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  • Radio Hofstra University: WHCH, WVHC, WRHU | 60th Anniversary Celebration | Saturday, March 30, 2019 • 7PM • Long Island Marriott, Uniondale, NY
  • WRHU proud to broadcast - All 2016-17 Home Games
  • Students & Stars
  • Broadcasts from World famous venues
  • Join the WRHU team
  • Hofstra Radio Alumni
  • Award Winning Tradition
  • Proud to produce & distribute NY Islanders NHL Games
  • Join the WRHU team