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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Scott Morgan / AP

Supporters of Libertarian Candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party Candidate Jill Stein say they will continue to protest their exclusion from the presidential debates.

Frank Eltman / AP

Nassau County police say they are preparing for 10,000 protesters to gather at Hofstra University for Monday’s first Presidential Debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Charles Lane / WSHU

A makeshift memorial with balloons, candles and flowers marks the spot where the body of 15-year-old Nisa Mickens was found Tuesday night in Brentwood, Long Island. Less than 24 hours later, the body of her friend, 16-year-old Kayla Cuevas, was found in nearby woods. Both girls were brutally beaten.

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Opponents of a proposed Video Lottery Terminal Casino in Suffolk County are suing to overturn its approval by the Islandia Village Board.

Mike Groll / AP

A federal judge will hear an expedited appeal next week filed by State Senator Jack Martins to move the election to replace Representative Steve Israel in Long Island’s 3rd Congressional District to December.

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