Grow your broadcasting skills at 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. No other college radio station in the world can match our deep rich training combined with incredible broadcasting opportunities.
2016-17 marked the seventh 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 airs on WFAN sports radio, Salem 570AM and 970AM, LI News Radio WRCN FM, WCBS 880AM, Sirius/XM, and NHL GameCenter app! That's 564 live NHL game broadcasts produced & syndicated by Hofstra students!
This year WRHU added Long Island Nets NBA D-League team as a partner. Students produced and performed on-air roles for this exciting franchise in addition to broadcasting the NY Cosmos NASL franchise, LI Ducks baseball club, and Hofstra Pride teams.
During the 2016 election cycle, student journalists at WRHU covered 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 Debate 2016 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 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 about our affiliations, broadcast tools, and partners.
The WRHU sports department is world famous for engineering, producing, and performing on-air roles for over 564 NY Islanders NHL games throughout seven NHL seasons distributed to: WRHU FM, WRCN FM, WNYE FM, WCBS AM, WFAN AM, Sirius / XM, and the NHL Game Center app.
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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