At Hofstra University's Department of Radio, Television, Film, you will learn the art and craft of creative storytelling in radio, video/television, film, and new media. Our programs, along with easy access to the media-rich resources of New York City, are designed to prepare students for the challenges that await them in the dynamic, transformative world of mediated communication.

About the Department


Our Programs

Degrees and minors in audio, radio, television, film, video, and immersive media studies and production combine a strong liberal arts framework with the latest media technology, so students learn to think critically as they explore countless opportunities to express themselves creatively and prepare for careers as the next generation of communication leaders. Outside the classroom, our internship program offers real-world experience that takes advantage of our proximity to the media capital of the world, New York City.

Student Experience

In Hofstra University's Department of Radio, Television, Film, you'll have access to top-tier programs and faculty, but your resources, tools, and education extend beyond the classroom.


The Herbert School of Communication has state-of-the-art production and post-production facilities.

Student Productions

You will become immersed in a broad array of creative processes, creating as you learn.

Student Organizations

The Herbert School has a variety of groups for students in Radio, Television, Film, letting you meet new people, learn new skills, and have fun.


Career Potential

Graduates of our department are prepared for successful careers. Meet some Hofstra alumni who are part of a network of industry professionals, and learn about the career potential waiting for you.

About the Department

In all our academic programs, we give considerable attention to the art of storytelling and the development of powerful, relevant, and original content, while emphasizing the importance of understanding the long historical traditions of each medium, and the theoretical frames in which they function. Read about our mission, our learning goals, and our objectives, and hear from the department chair.

Learn More About the Department

Contact Us

Our Office

Room 124 Herbert School of Communication
111 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1110

Phone: 516-463-5424
Fax: 516-463-7043

Department Chair

William Jennings
Associate Professor and Chair