Monday – Friday, 7-9 a.m.
Students host a two-hour talk show focused on Long Island life, national news, and international issues. Students research topics, book guests, and engage in deep discussions. The hosts present/discuss hard news, create/air feature packages, and interview many local/national newsmakers. Politics, culture, technology, entertainment, the economy, and many other topics are covered. Story/topic ideas can be suggested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hofstra Morning Wake-Up Call is the only morning drive long-form news/talk show in a major market where young people express informed opinions about local, national, and international issues.
Staff win numerous awards (Associated Press, Society of Professional Journalists, LI Press Club, etc.) and many Wake-Up Call staff go on to careers in radio/TV.