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Hofstra Ranked Among Best in Nation for Sports Broadcasting

Dec 17 • Journalism, Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, Radio, WRHU • 1598 Views • Comments Off

The Sportscasters Talent Agency of America (STAA) ranks Hofstra University’s Lawrence Herbert School of Communication among the top 17 best schools in the country for sports broadcasting.

According to the STAA, a premier career consultant for sportscasters, Hofstra is a leader when it comes to pre-professional development in broadcasting, including a comprehensive curriculum with an emphasis in sports broadcast, as well as access to state-of-the-art television, film and radio facilities that consist of three studios, the NewsHub—a converged newsroom and multimedia classroom, and WRHU 88.7 FM Radio Hofstra University, where students can work and learn as early as the first year.

WRHU sportscasters WRHU covers all 18 Division 1 sports at Hofstra, as well as sending staff to New York Jets NFL training campus, the U.S. Open and other major sporting events. WRHU is also the flagship station for the New York Islanders, the only collegiate radio station to have such an agreement with a professional sports franchise.  The station broadcasts via WRHU.org, Hofstra Athletic Web Channel (HAWC), GoHofstra.com, and NHL.com, and has developed an I-Phone app allowing people to listen all over the world, including flash technology which allows users of Droid phones to listen to live, on-air content.

 

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