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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The Connecticut legislature will once again take up the issue of sports betting this year. A bill that will be introduced this week will try to bridge some of the concerns that caused it to be defeated last year. 

Lake County Sheriff's Office via AP

A Florida man has been arrested for the harassment of the family of a Sandy Hook shooting victim.

Police allege Wolfgang Halbig emailed hundreds of people the Social Security number of Leonard Pozner, whose 6-year-old son Noah died in the 2012 shooting. 

Halbig is a contributor to conspiracy theorist Alex Jones Infowars website. Halbig claims the shooting was a hoax.

Halbig was charged with unlawful possession of personal identification and held on $5,000 bond.

Jessica Hill / AP

The latest Hartford Courant-Sacred Heart University poll finds that Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont’s poll numbers are up by 4%, while his disapproval rating is down by 5%.

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Police say a member of the school board in Connecticut's largest city posed as a police officer and attempted to kidnap a man at gunpoint. 

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Scientists suspect a “Mahogany Tide” is blooming in Bellport Bay.