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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Frank Franklin II / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has told the MTA to restore service cuts that were made Monday to the Long Island Railroad.

Karen DeWitt/WXXI

Violent protests by extremist supporters of President Donald Trump at the state capitols in Connecticut and New York never materialized on Sunday.

State police in both states had shut down the area around capitol buildings as a precaution.

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has authorized the deployment of an additional 200 members of the Connecticut National Guard to help with security efforts at this week's presidential inauguration in Washington.

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut, in a speech on the Senate floor, has condemned Republicans who are supporting President Trump’s efforts to overturn the election.

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki, who will be tapped as Biden's Press Secretary, stands in on a meeting in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press

President-elect Joe Biden has picked a Stamford native to be his Press Secretary.

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