88.7 FM - Radio Hofstra University - WRHU

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The Award-Winning WRHU News Department

WRHU has the largest radio news team on Long Island. Over 75 student journalists research, write, produce, and broadcast news from studios in the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication. Student journalists also go out into the field to cover breaking stories and travel to many places across the country to cover special events. Student journalists meet, interview, and network with many newsmakers and celebrities.

At WRHU FM student journalists frequently win prestigious awards from: Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists, RTNDA (Radio TV News Directors Association), Sportscasters Talent Agency of America, Hearst, TALKERS Magazine, Press Club of Long Island, Fair Media Council of Long Island, and Collegiate Broadcasters Inc.

Most importantly WRHU student staff polish skills at Hofstra. Many move on to places like: CBS News, ABC News, NBC News, Fox News, News12, ESPN, CNN, 1010 WINS, CBS 880 AM, NY Daily News, NPR, and other news organizations.

John Santucci Then & Now
Yesterday student John Santucci reported news at WRHU. Today ABC News Senior Editorial Producer John Santucci works in Washington DC enterprising and reporting news.
WRHU News Department