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88.7 FM - Radio Hofstra University - WRHU
  • Radio Hofstra University: WHCH, WVHC, WRHU | 60th Anniversary Celebration | Saturday, March 30, 2019 • 7PM • Long Island Marriott, Uniondale, NY
  • WRHU proud to broadcast - All 2016-17 Home Games
  • Students & Stars
  • Broadcasts from World famous venues
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  • Hofstra Radio Alumni
  • Award Winning Tradition
  • Proud to produce & distribute NY Islanders NHL Games
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Our Educational Mission: Provide Pre-Professional Broadcast Training to Qualified Hofstra Students

Grow your broadcasting, multi-media, and social media skills at WRHU. Located in the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, WRHU is a cutting edge trend setter honored to be the first non-commercial radio station in history to earn a Marconi Award from the National Association of Broadcasters. And we’re the only non-commercial station to earn two Marconi Awards (2017 and 2014).WRHU has earned first place rankings from Princeton Review, a Pinnacle Award "station of the year" by College Media Association, and BestColleges.com ranked WRHU #1 college radio station in the nation! No other college radio station in the world can match our deep rich training combined with incredible broadcasting, media convergence, and social media opportunities.

2018-19 marks the 9th straight NHL season, students at WRHU produced and distributed NY Islanders live game radio broadcasts. This season their work is airing on Radio.com, Sirius / XM Satellite Radio, “LI News Radio” WRCN FM, WRHU FM, NHL.com, and select games air on the worlds #1 sports radio outlet WFAN AM/FM New York City. WRHU student staffers have produced and syndicated more than 675 live NHL game broadcasts since the 2010 NHL season.

This year is the third season WRHU students are producing and airing Long Island Nets NBA G-League games. Students perform on-air roles for LI Nets broadcasts, LI Ducks baseball games, and Hofstra Pride game broadcasts.

During election cycles, student journalists at WRHU cover many political events alongside professional reporters from major news outlets (ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, etc). Students broadcast from radio row at the Republican National Convention, Democratic National Convention, Debates at Hofstra and from campaign headquarters of President Elect Donald Trump on election night 2016.

WRHU is located near Manhattan. Staff learn and grow at Hofstra with internships at exciting broadcast companies in New York City. WRHU staff attend many media industry events likeTALKERS. No other college radio station in the world can match the WRHU experience. Learn more about our affiliations, broadcast tools, and partners.

WRHU FM Radio Hofstra University is where student broadcasters get major league experience Pictured above student Kevin Dexter prepares to do color analysis on a NY Islanders radio broadcast. WRHU FM is the flagship station for all NY Islanders games.
WRHU student sportscasters are world famous for engineering, producing, and performing on-air roles for 647 live NY Islanders NHL games for eight NHL seasons distributed to: WRHU FM, WRCN FM, WNYE FM, WCBS AM, WFAN AM, Salem 970 and Salem 570 AM, Sirius / XM, and the NHL Game Center app.
Hofstra Radio Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees: Shirleen Allicot ‘04, John Caracciolo, Heather Cohen ’98, Marc Ernay ‘88, John Mullen ’12, Andrew Schmertz ‘91
WRHU Marconi Award

Hofstra University President Stuart Rabinowitz and a few members of the Radio Hofstra University staff proudly display the two NAB Marconi Awards earned by WRHU.

Hofstra Votes Live

WRHU student staff create cross platform content. They collaborate with media outlets at the Herbert School for specials like “Hofstra Votes Live” and “Live From Studio A.” They also work with “Pride Productions” on Hofstra multi-media game broadcasts that air on GoHofstra.com.


Mike Francesca broadcasts his WFAN show live from WRHU!

WRHU Podcasts

Join WRHU’s Team!: Be like sportscasters Victoria Conway (play-by-play) Steph Ruscio (Commentary) and Megan McGuire (sideline reporter) broadcasting a Hofstra Men’s Basketball game.

WRHU’s State-of-the-art Five Studio Upgrade / Rebuild Has Begun! | Our new “radio” studios custom built by LHSOC Chief Engineer Joe Valerio will create stellar audio, video, and social media content!

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Student Work Samples
Underwrite with WRHU

WRHU Gracie Award winners Danielle Zulkosky, Maria Santana, and Emily Sauchelli with Dean Mark Lukasiewicz of The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication.
WRHU Gracie Award winners Danielle Zulkosky, Maria Santana, and Emily Sauchelli with Dean Mark Lukasiewicz of The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication.
60th Anniversary

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  • Radio Hofstra University: WHCH, WVHC, WRHU | 60th Anniversary Celebration | Saturday, March 30, 2019 • 7PM • Long Island Marriott, Uniondale, NY
  • WRHU proud to broadcast - All 2016-17 Home Games
  • 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