Terry Sheridan

News Director

Terry Sheridan is an award-winning radio journalist. As part of his duties as new director for WSHU, he oversees and mentors a newsroom staffed by students of Sacred Heart University and the Stony Brook School of Journalism, where he is also a lecturer and adjunct professor.

Sheridan was a longtime reporter for 1010 WINS Radio in New York City, covering everything from 9/11 and its aftermath to the Occupy Wall Street movement. He was more recently heard on NBC News Radio and its flagship station, WOR. His reports have aired on NPR, the BBC, ABC, and the CBC. He is also a regular contributor to The Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk 106-108 in Dublin, Ireland.

Terry is president of “The Inner Circle of City Hall Reporters,” a group of New York City area journalists that roast the mayor and governor each year for New York City-based charities.

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New York State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan has announced $25 million in funding for a new Engineering Center at Stony Brook University on Long Island.

Mike Groll / AP

Governor Andrew Cuomo stirred some controversy Wednesday when he told an audience at a bill signing ceremony in Manhattan that America “was never that great.”

Teresa Crawford / AP

A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that the number of pregnant women addicted to opioids quadrupled between 1999 and 2014.

Steven Senne / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has put together a panel to draft legislation that would legalize recreational marijuana use in the state.

Mary Altaffer / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo verbally attacked a television reporter and his parent company, after the reporter asked a question about campaign contributions from a company under federal investigation.