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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Twenty-four people have been arrested for their alleged role in a drug ring that operated on or near the Shinnecock Reservation.

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U.S. Senators Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut have announced a new federal grant to combat youth homelessness.

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The first debate between Democratic Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and his Republican opponent, County Comptroller John Kennedy, was held Saturday night.

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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut says states need more federal funding to prevent Russian interference in the 2020 presidential election.

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Stamford-based OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is expected to file for bankruptcy after attempts to reach a nationwide settlement over the opioid crisis have hit an impasse.