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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Connecticut is moving closer to testing self-driving buses. The state Department of Transportation has applied for a $9 million federal grant to run three of the buses on the CTfastrak busway between Hartford and New Britain. 

Julio Avila / WSHU

Suffolk Democratic Party Chairman Richard Schaffer spent Monday on the witness stand in the federal corruption trial of former District Attorney Thomas Spota and his top aide, Christopher McPartland.

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

U.S. Representative Peter King of Long Island has announced that he will not seek reelection next year.

Bebeto Matthews / AP

New York’s first-ever early voting period started on Saturday. Voters can cast votes at select polling locations until November 3, instead of waiting until Election Day on November 5.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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