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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Colleges and universities in Connecticut are trying to contain COVID-19 outbreaks both on and off campus. 

Yehudah Webster with the Frontline Poll Defenders group, left, greets Jewish Cantor Lisa B. Segal after she and a friend voted on Election Day at the Park Slope Armory YMCA in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.
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The polls in New York State have now closed. The Associated Press is calling the state for Democrat Joe Biden.

A polling location at Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven.
Cassandra Bassler / WSHU Public Radio

The polls are closed in Connecticut. The Associated Press is calling the state for Democrat Joe Biden.

Voter turnout is reportedly heavy in Connecticut and Long Island. While lines have eased out at many polling stations, there were long lines this morning when the polls opened.

Jacqlyn Rena / WSHU Public Radio

Voters in Connecticut and New York have been up at the crack of dawn to vote in today's election.