Terry Sheridan

News Director

Terry Sheridan is an award-winning radio journalist. As part of his duties as news 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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Nassau County will face a $746 million budget deficit over the next 18 months due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Protesters who had camped out in front of police headquarters in Bridgeport, Connecticut, for over a week have broken down camp, but say they will continue to protest police brutality in the city.

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Here’s the latest on the coronavirus outbreak in the region:

  • Connecticut had a slight rise in coronavirus deaths, with 69 reported on Saturday after 54 on Friday. The number of people hospitalized with the virus in the state dropped by 57, to 937. There were 716 new cases on Saturday.

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Here’s the latest on the coronavirus outbreak in the region:

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says that three regions of the state, the Finger Lakes, the Southern Tier, and the Mohawk Valley, have met the criteria to begin the first phase of reopening this Friday. New York City and Long Island have not met the criteria.

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Here’s the latest on the coronavirus outbreak in the region:

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has released guidelines for businesses that will be allowed to reopen on May 20th. Lamont says no business has to open, but those that do open must adhere to the rules.