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88.7 FM - Radio Hofstra University - WRHU
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Mission accomplished! For over 50 years, Radio Hofstra University has developed many successful professionals.

Alumni who would like to have their name and accomplishments added to this list, or those who would like to update their information, should Email John Mullen.

1950's

Dan Ingram
(THE definitive radio air personality of the 1960's & 1970's on 77 WABC New York City)

Dick Maitland
(Multiple Emmy award winning sound designer - Childrens Television Workshop)

Bob Ring
(Multiple Emmy award winning sound designer - ABC TV  & Childrens Television Workshop)

1960's

Gary Armstrong
(Former anchor and reporter at WHDH TV Boston)

Alan Colmes
(Former top rated national TV and radio talk show host)

John DeBella
(Famous highly rated radio air personality)

Shelly Feuer Domash
(Award winning reporter)

Michael Harrison
(Editor and publisher of TALKERS magazine, the leading trade publication in the talk radio and television industries)

Jim Lindner
(CEO at Media Matters)

Sue Ronneburger
(Former radio engineer at WABC Radio, New York City)

Ted Ronneburger
(Former engineer at Cox Radio)

Eve Rosenfeld
Editor at the International Herald Tribune)

Marc Wiener
(Former production director at WCBS FM and former director of technical operations at WCBS TV in New York City)

1970's

Ken Dickman 
Former Assignment Editor at News12 Long Island

Jim Emmerich 
Creative Director, Direct Results Marketing, New York City

Steven Epstein 
Grammy award winning senior executive producer at Sony Classical

Steve Graziano 
Deputy Director/Chief Operating Officer-Louisiana Public Broadcasting, Baton Rouge, LA

Neal Greene 
Media Specialist, Yale University New Haven, Connecticut

Lee Harris 
Morning Drive On-Air News Anchor-1010 WINS New York City

Jim Helfgott 
Broadband Consultant Budapest, Hungary. Formerly VP Marketing HBO Central Europe

Charlie Kadau 
Senior Editor-MAD Magazine New York City

Nancy Kaplan, PhD 
Long time professor Hofstra University

Charlie Kaye 
Former Executive Producer, CBS Radio Network New York City

Howard Liberman 
Radio News Anchor / Reporter, Bloomberg Radio 1130 AM New York City & Air talent, Sirius Satellite Radio

George Musgrave 
Technical Director, ABC News, New York City

Todd Schwartz 
Sports Copy Editor, Newsday

Philip Selby 
Director CND Studio Operations, CBS Television News, New York City

Ralph Tortora 
Long time Long Island Radio air Personality

Rob Wilson 
Public Relations Coordinator, Subway Restaurants World HQ, Milford, CT

Sue Zizza 
Executive Director Midwest Radio Theater Workshop & National Audio Theatre Festivals

1980's

Todd Ant – On-air Sports Anchor – ABC Radio Network

Joe Barone – Mercury award winner, Clio award winner & Owner of Bar1 Music/Radio Production House, New York City

Marc Ernay – Assistant Sports Director & Morning Drive on-air talent – 1010 WINS New York City

Lisa G. – On-air talent WOR Radio. Former air talent: Sirius Satellite Radio, WCBS TV, Power 105, WOR AM, Hot 97 and WNEW FM New York City

Mike Kluger – Former Director Broadcast Operations WNYE TV & FM New York City

Jeffrey Raspe – Radio Air talent & Music Director.

Darrin Smith – Vice President Music Operations – Sirius Satellite Radio, New York, NY

Steve Spencer – Executive Director – Brazilian Public Radio, Rio de Janeiro

1990's

Heather Cohen – Vice President – Weiss Agency – Manhattan, NY

John Discepolo – Television Anchor

Renee DePuy – Former Program Director – Broadcast Architecture National Radio Consulting Firm

Peter Elia – Former Senior Project Manager – CinciMedia

Michelle Jerson – Former On Air Host, New Jersey 101.5 FM, Trenton, NJ

Jon Lane – Sports writer / editor, New York City

Marc Laura – Station Manager, WSHR FM Long Island

Phathead – Morning Drive on-air talent – My County FM Long Island, NY

Shawn Novatt – General Manager WHPC Radio - Nassau Community College

Kara Reifert – Radio Air Personality

Joe Rumore – Emmy Award winning sound engineer

Russ Skadl – Former General Manager – WXBA Radio, Long Island

Scott Smolev – Television Producer

2000-2009

Ray Alexander 
On-Air play by play announcer  

Shirleen Allicot
Television News Anchor / Reporter WABC TV New York City

Nick Anastos
Chief Operator / Host at ESPN New Hampshire Radio

Alicia Battinelli
Advertising Director, Hofstra University

Jenny Beaudry
Manager at PayPal

Shannon Bennett
CBS Radio Network Liaison, CBS New York, NY

Nate Bortnick
Producer NASCAR Channel, XM Satellite Radio

Lauren Brookmeyer 
Assistant Director of Government Relations at Stony Brook University, Long Island, NY

Lindsay Brandt
Manager at C3, New York City

Chris Caron
Producer, Major League Baseball Radio /MLB.com New York City

 Brandon Chase
Emmy Award Winning Producer, ABC TV’s Good Morning America

Anthony Chouloute
Technical Operations at WNYE TV, New York City

Cheryl Cincotta
Commercial Operations Coordinator, Discovery Channel, New York City

Melissa DeFrank
Former Air talent, News 12 Traffic & Weather

Jasmine De Los Santos
Continuity Director, Fresh 102.7 New York City

Alex Dollin
Producer, News 12 Long Island

Andrew Falzon
On-air reporter 1010 WINS Radio, New York City

Nick Ferrell
Television Master Control Tech

Dustin Gervais
New Media Manager, CBS Radio New Network, New York City

Gregg Giannotti
Host of @GioAndJones Mornings on CBS Sports Radio

Brittany Forgione
Director of Global Communications, Oath

Meghan Gilmore
Coordinator Public & Media Relations New York Jets NFL Franchise

Andy Gladding
Chief engineer WRHU Radio. Former IT Director, Emmis Communications Hot 97, KISS GM, WRXP New York City

Jared Greenberg
On air talent, NBA TV & sportscaster, News 12 Networks

A.J. Hall
Producer Fox & Friends, News Channel New York

Josh Harmon
Engineer/Production Assistant, Fox News Radio Networks New York City

Michael Haviland
Production Secretary, WGBH TV Boston, MA

Ryan Hurley
Program Director, ESPN Radio, New York City

Diana Ingles
Associate Director CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley 

Kevin Ingles
Former Technical Director, ESPN Radio Bristol, CT

Keith Irizarry
National Radio Air Personality. Former On-Camera reporter, News 12 New Jersey, Broadcaster for MSG, LI Cablevision & Patriot Media

Michael Jannotte
On-line Sales Video Producer, Clear Channel Radio Z100, WKTU FM, Lite FM, Q104.3 FM, Power 105 FM New York City

Amanda Kenney
Television News Anchor / Reporter

Marie Koretsky
Senior Assignment Editor, Time Warner Cable Local News Division Albany, New York

Christina Labrador
Former Master Control Room Operator, Bloomberg TV, New York City

Pete McCarthy
Air talent/host, NY Mets On Deck and The Sports Zone WOR 710 AM, New York City

Priti Malik
Morning show Co-Host, Virgin Radio Dubai

Samantha Manning
Television News Anchor / Reporter

Carla Merlius
Desk Assistant, CBS Radio News, New York City

Jamie Morris (Julie Moore)
Morning Co-Host WALK FM Long Island. Former on-air traffic reporter “Z Morning Zoo” Z100 Radio New York City

Greg Overhuls
Advertising copywriter and former Imaging Director, Kidd Kruddick Show, YEA Networks, Dallas, Texas

Dave Plotkin
Production Director, 1010 WINS AM New York City

Jeff Preval
On-Camera Reporter WHVL, TV News State College, PA

Greg Rice
Radio Traffic and Sports Anchor

Chris Scimone
Air talent (a.k.a. “Chris Simmons”, B103 WBZO-DM Long Island

Ian Scotto
Producer - POTUS Channel Sirius / XM Satellite Radio New York City

Geoffrey Sorenson
Former Public Affairs Coordinator WCBS , TV CH-2 New York City

Paul Spagna
Former Producer, Dr. Joy Browne Show WOR Radio New York City

Andrew Sykora
Music Director/Air Personality WBLI, Long Island NY

Travis Tefft
Former Producer “Opie & Anthony Show” XM Satellite Radio

Valerie Tovar
Former Media Relations Coordinator, New York Mets Major League Baseball Franchise

Whitey Vose
Commercial Operations Specialist , MTV Networks, New York City

Evan Wilner
Producer XM Satellite Radio, Washington, DC

John Winthrop
Producer , ESPN Radio, New York City

Brett Zoeller
Production Assistant , CNN New York City

Evan Wilner
Producer XM Satellite Radio, Washington, DC

John Winthrop
Producer , ESPN Radio, New York City

Brett Zoeller
Production Assistant , CNN New York City

2010-Present

Alicia Alford – Digital Journalist/Associate Producer at CBS News, San Francisco, California

Ashley Armstrong – Desk Associate CBS Radio Network, New York City

Anthony Barra – Voice over Talent at MLB.com, New York City

Brian Bohl –Public Relations Coordinator New York Racing Authority (NYRA), New York City.

Brianna Borresen – News Writer at NY1 News New York City

Jake Brown – Radio Air Personality

Brianna Byrd – On Air Talent at WALK FM Long Island, NY

Jenn Cefalu – Copywriter at Web.com, New York City

Jen Chory – Production Assistant at Oxygen Networks, New York City

Jeffrey Cramer – Television News Anchor

Eric Dehm – National radio air Personality

Veronica de Souza – Social Media Editor

Jackie DeTore – Television News Anchor / Reporter

Kevin Dexter – On-air Sports Update Anchor at CBS Sports Radio Network & 1010 WINS AM, New York City Play-by-play Talent LI Nets

Alyssa Duspiva - News Desk Associate at CBS Radio Network, New York City

Zach Feldman - Video Editor News 12 Long Island

Shannan Ferry – On-air reporter at NY1 News, New York City

Peyton Fletcher – Community Affairs Coordinator Boston Bruins,  Boston MA

Stephen Florival – Broadcast Associate at CBS Corporation, New York City

Dennis Foley – On-air news reporter WTOP FM, Washington DC

Linda Gaudino – Production Assistant at Fox News Channel, New York City

Brianna Gays – Associate Producer at ABC News, New York City

Jason Goldstein – On – Air Talent at NASH FM, New York City

Justin Goldstein – Associate Account Executive at Strauss Media Strategies, New York City

Bill Goodenough – Desk Assistant at NY1 News,  New York City

John Ladevaia – Production Assistant - NBC Sports, Stamford CT

Jenn Joas – Television News Anchor / Reporter

Allyson Judge – Producer NY1 News NYC

Christian Hiemall – On-Air play by play announcer

Rob Joyce – Air Talent at IMG Radio Networks, Winston Salem, NC

Robyn S Kahen – Administrative Assistant at Dastech International, Inc. New York City

Veronica Kennedy – Producer at ABC News, New York City

Andrea Klerides – Sales Operation Assistant at TLC Discovery Networks, New York City

Hayle Krigel – Business Development Specialist at Miami Dolphins NFL Franchise, Miami FL

Christian Ladigoski – Technical Coordinator HBO

Chris Langlois– Television News Anchor / Reporter

Bryan Lavetan – Technical Operations Engineer at NBC Universal, New York City

Mike Leslie – Television Sports Anchor Dallas TX

Andrew Manning - News Desk Associate at CBS Radio Network, New York City

Mike Manzoni – Television News Anchor / Reporter

Lauren Maturo – Digital Media Assistant at Fox News Channel, New York City

Mitch Merman – Television Producer NBC

Christina Myers – Television News Anchor / Reporter

Matt Napolitano – Air Talent Fox News Radio Network

Jackie Parsons – Technical Operations at NY1, New York City

Natalie Parsons – Television News Anchor / Reporter

Eric Pahlke - Technical Operations Engineer at NBC Universal, New York City

Steve Pellegrino - Technical Operations at Bleacher Report, New York City

Luz Pena – Television News Anchor / Reporter

Joe Pentz – Sales Support Engineer at Diversified Media Group, New Jersey

Alycia Powers - Journalist at Inside Edition, New York City

Melissa Raff – Newsroom Coordinator at WCBS AM, New York City

Phil Rappaport - News Desk Associate at CBS Radio Network, New York City

Justine Re - On-camera Reporter News 12 Long Island

Chris Remington – Radio Producer / Air Talent

Victoria Rossi – Radio and Television News Producer and Reporter

Alexandra Santiago – Researcher ESPN Bristol CT

John Santucci – Segment Producer ABC News Washington DC

Dan Savarino – Television and Radio Air Talent

Marisa Spano – Public Relations / Promotions Coordinator BedGear

Michael Sullivan – Assistant Sports Information Director at Merrimack College, North Andover, MA

Elisa Tang – Production Assistant at TODAY Show, New York City

Casey Viera – TV and Radio Sports Anchor/Reporter

Meghan Von Elm – Former Production Assistant ABC Radio News, New York City

Mark Weiner -  Audio engineer iHeart Radio WOR, New York City

Emily Wichick -  Associate Producer | CBS News 48 Hours, New York City

Today

Hofstra student air talent develop their skills on WRHU FM, WRHU.org, GoHofstra.com, and the Hofstra Alternative Web Channel (HAWC).

WHRU

Tomorrow

They become broadcasters you will hear on commercial radio, see on TV, and be informed / entertained by on the Internet.

See for yourself


  • WRHU proud to broadcast - All 2016-17 Home Games
  • WRHU Student Journalists report from DNC 2016!
  • WRHU Student Journalists report from RNC 2016!
  • 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