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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As Connecticut pulls out of the pandemic, its recovery is not uniform. Cities have been hit harder than the suburbs and those at the lower end of the economic ladder are still struggling to find work.

C19: Depression On The Rise Due To COVID

Apr 1, 2021
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A new crisis hotline offers help to Long Islanders struggling with stress from the pandemic. DOJ warns of fraudulent surveys regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, potential changes in Connecticut’s bottle deposit program, and a tenth woman accuses Governor Andrew Cuomo of inappropriate behavior.

Dr. Saul Hertz
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The Town of Greenwich, Connecticut, is honoring the late Dr. Saul Hertz, who 80 years ago today administered the first medical use of radio-iodine therapy to treat hyper-thyroidism. He then pioneered the use of targeted cancer therapies.

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In recent weeks, there has been controversy among Catholics on whether to get one vaccine over another. Several bishops, including Bishop John Barres of the Diocese of Rockville Center, are discouraging parishioners from getting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine if possible due to its link to cell lines from aborted fetuses. But the U.S. Catholic Bishop Conference said it is acceptable.

Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini announces the creation of an anti-hate task force in response to crimes against Asian-American people.
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Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini has announced the creation of a Hate Crime Task Force to tackle bias-related incidents.