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Mission accomplished! For almost 50 years, Radio Hofstra University has developed many successful professionals.

Alumni can have their name and accomplishments added to this list. E-mail John Mullen.

1950's

Dan Ingram
(THE definitive radio air personality of the 1960's & 1970's on 77 WABC New York City)

Dick Maitland
(Multiple Emmy award winning sound designer - Childrens Television Workshop)


1960's

 Gary Armstrong
(Anchor / Reporter WHDH TV Boston, MA)

 Alan Colmes
(Presently a top rated national TV and radio talk show host)

John DeBella
(Presently Morning Drive Air Personality - WMGK Philadelphia)

Shelly Feuer Domash
(Presently Reporter The New York Times)

Michael Harrison
(Presently editor and publisher of TALKERS magazine, the leading trade publication in the talk radio and television industries)

Steve Rosenfeld
(Presently a staff editor at the International Herald Tribune)

Marc Wiener
(Former Production Director - WCBS FM. Former Director of Tech Ops - WCBS TV NYC)


1970's

Ken Dickman
(Presently Assignment Editor - News12, Long Island)

Jim Emmerich
(Creative Director, Direct Results Marketing, New York City)

Steven Epstein
(Grammy award winning Senior Executive Producer - Sony Classical)

Steve Graziano
(Presently Deputy Director/ Chief Operating Officer - Louisiana Public Broadcasting, Baton Rouge, LA)

Lee Harris
(Presently Morning Drive On-Air News Anchor - 1010 WINS New York City)

Jim Helfgott
(Currently Broadband Consultant Budapest Hungary. Formerly VP Marketing HBO Central Europe)

Charlie Kadau
(Presently Senior Editor - MAD Magazine New York City)

Nancy Kaplan PhD
(Former Chairperson Radio TV, Film Department - Hofstra University)

Charlie Kaye
(Presently Executive Producer - CBS Radio Network New York City)

Howard Liberman
(On-air news anchor / Reporter - Bloomberg Radio 1130 AM New York City & Air talent - Sirius Satellite radio)

George Musgrave
(Technical Director - ABC News, New York City)

Todd Schwartz
(Presently Sports Copy Editor - Newsday)

Philip Selby
(Director CND Studio Operations-CBS Television News, New York City)

Ralph Tortora
(Presently air talent - Q104.3 New York City)

Rob Wilson
(Presently Public Relations Coordinator - SUBWAY® Restaurants World HQ.  Milford CT)

Sue Zizza
(Executive Director Midwest Radio Theater Workshop & National Audio Theatre Festivals)


1980's

Todd Ant
(Presently on-air Sports Anchor - ABC Radio Network)

Joe Barone
((Mercury award winner, Clio award winner & Owner of Bar1 Music / Radio Production House New York City)

Marc Ernay
(Assistant Sports Director & on-air talent - 1010 WINS New York City)

Lisa G.
(Presently on-air talent Sirius Satellite Radio. Former air talent: WCBS TV, Power 105, WOR AM, Hot 97, and WNEW FM New York City)

Carol Itzkowitz Brooks
(President Carol Creative Marketing / Promotion Agency New York City)

Mike Kluger
(Presently (Director Broadcast Operations WNYE TV & FM New York City)

Dave Mock
(Presently Writer / Reporter - CBS Radio Network News, NYC)

Jeffrey Raspe
(Presently Air Talent & Music Director - WBJB-FM Lincroft, NJ. Formerly Air Talent - WHTG-FM Eatontown. NJ)

Darrin Smith
(Presently Vice President Music Operations - Sirius Satellite Radio, New York, NY)

Steve Spencer
(Presently Executive Director - Brazilian Public Radio, Rio de Janeiro)


1990's

Heather Cohen
(Former Program Director - Greenstone Media Talk Radio Network)

John Discepolo
(Former on-air sports anchor - CBS TV and FOX 5 TV New York City)

Renee DePuy
(Presently Program Director - Broadcast Architecture National Radio Consulting Firm)

Peter Elia
(Presently Air Talent - WGRR FM / WRRM FM Cincinnati Ohio and SeniorProject Manager CinciMedia)

Dan Gentile
(Presently Producer - Major League Baseball Radio / MLB.com New York City)

Jon Lane
(Currently writer / editor YESNetwork.com, New York City)

LJ Lovely
(Former on-air talent - WBLI FM Long Island)

Jared Max
(Presently Morning Drive on-air sports anchor - WCBS 880 AM NYC)

JP
(Presently Morning Show Air Talent - WBAB FM, Long Island)

Jonathan Partridge
(Presently Producer - HGTV's "Destination Design")

Phathead
(Presently Morning Drive on-air talent - Island 94.3 Long Island)

Shawn Novatt
(Presently On-line Program Director Long Island Radio Group)

Suzanne Riccio-Wolfe
(Presently Webmaster & Public Affairs Director - Cox Radio WBAB FM & WBLI FM Long Island)

Kara Reifert
(Former Air talent WALK FM, WBZO FM, and WKJY FM Long Island)

Joe Rumore
(Presently, Emmy Award winning sound engineer, WPIX-TV, New York City)

Russ Skadl
(Presently General Manager - WXBA Radio, Long Island)

Scott Smolev
(Producer nationally syndicated TV game show "To Tell The Truth", Los Angeles, CA)


2000 - Present

Ray Alexander
(Presently on-air play by play announcer - SUNY Stony Brook Sports)

Ramon Alleman
(Presently Air talent - WCAA FM New York City)

Shirleen Allicock
(Presently on-camera news anchor News 12 Long Island)

Lauren Alnut
(Programming Assistant - Music Choice New York City)

Nick Anastos
(Director of Broadcasting - University of Maryland Eastern Shore)

Matt Barry
(Presently Promotion Director / on-air talent - PIXY 103 FM Cape Cod, MA)

Alicia Battinelli
(Public Relations Coordinator - University Relations Hofstra University)

Nate Bortnick
(Producer NASCAR Channel - XM Satellite Radio)

Chris Caron
(Presently Producer - Major League Baseball Radio / MLB.com New York City)

Brandon Chase
(Emmy Award Winning Producer - ABC TV's Good Morning America)

Anthony Cholute
(Production Assistant - 1010 WINS AM New York City)

Melissa DeFrank
(Air talent - News 12 Traffic & Weather)

Jasmine De Los Santos
(Continuity Director - Fresh 102.7 New York City)

Veronica de Souza
(Presently promotion assistant Fresh 102.7 FM New York City)

Dave Diamond
(Air talent - News 12 Traffic & Weather)

Alex Dollin
(Production Assistant - News 12 Long Island)

Andrew Falzon
(Writer NBC TV News New York City & On-camera Reporter - News 12 Connecticut)

Nick Ferrell
(Presently air talent - WBAB FM, Long Island)

Mike Finkelstein
(Presently promotion assistant Fresh 102.7 FM New York City)

Dustin Gervais
(Presently Desk Associate - CBS Radio Network News New York City)

Brittany Forgione
(Presently Publicity Assistant - Live with Regis & Kelly / ABC Television Networks New York City)

Meghan Gilmore
(Presently Coordinator Public & Media Relations New York Jets NFL Franchise)

Andy Gladding
(Presently IT Director - Emmis Communications Hot 97, KISS FM, WRXP FM New York City)

Jared Greenberg
(On air talent - NBA TV & sportscaster - News 12 Networks)

A.J. Hall
(Production Assistant - FOX News Channel New York)

Josh Harmon
(Presently Engineer / Production Assistant - Fox News Radio Networks New York City)

Michael Haviland
(Presently Production Secretaty - WGBH TV Boston, MA)

Ryan Hurley
(Presently Producer - ESPN Radio, New York City)

Diana Ingles
(Presently Production Assistant - CBS Evening News with Kaite Couric)

Kevin Ingles
(Technical Director, ESPN Radio Bristol, CT)

Keith Irizarry
(On Camera reporter - News 12 New Jersey, Broadcaster for MSG, LI Cablevision, & Patriot Media)

Michael Jannotte
(Presently On-line Sales Video Producer - Clear Channel Radio Z100, WKTU FM, Lite FM, Q104.3 FM, Power 105 FM New York City)

Joe Kazinski
(Presently Video Editor - NY1 News, New York City)

Sasha Keady
(Presently Producer / Engineer - WBLS FM New York City)

Amanda Kenney
(Presently News Production Assistant- WCAU TV Philiadelphia, PA)

Marie Koretsky
(Presently Senior Assignment Editor - Time Warner Cable Local News Division Albany, NY)

E.J. Kritz
(Former Producer - WPRO AM Radio Providence, R.I.)

Jeff Kuprycz
(Technical Director - WFUV FM Radio New York)

Christina Labrador
(Master Control Room Operator - Bloomberg TV, New York City)

Erin McAndrew
(Former Promotions Assistant - Fresh 102.7 FM New York City)

Pete McCarthy
(Presently air talent / host - Major League Baseball Radio / MLB.com New York City)

Andrew Macchio
(Presently Production Assistant - NBC TV NYC)

Vinny Miccuci
(Presently air talent / host - Major League Baseball Radio / MLB.com New York City)

Scott Miller
(Presently Assistant Producer / Studio Engineer - WFAN sports radio 66 New York City)

Jamie Morris (also known as "Julie Moore")
(Presently morning on-air traffic reporter - "Z Morning Zoo" Z100 Radio New York City)

Jenna Mucha
(Presently Producer - ABC TV's Good Morning America)

Greg Overhuls
(Producer / Engineer - CBS Radio 92.3 Now FM New York City)

Dave Plotkin
(Presently Production Director - 1010 WINS AM New York City)

Nick Rafter
(Former Producer/ Production Assistant Public Affairs - WLIW Channel 21 Long Island)

Greg Rice
(Producer - Clear Channel Radio Total Traffic Network New York City)

Kim Saltmarsh
(Presently general assignment on-camera reporter - NBC 29 TV Charlottesville, VA)

Geoffrey Sorensen
(Presently Production Assistant - News 12 Long Island)

Paul Spagna
(Producer - Dr. Joy Browne Show WOR Radio New York City)

Olivia Stanchina
(Production Assistant - CNBC TV New York City)

Andrew Sykora
(Presently Air Personality - Party 105 FM Long Island)

Travis Tefft
(Producer - "Opie & Anthony Show" XM Satellite Radio)

Valerie Tovar
(Former Media Relations Coordinator - New York Mets Major League Baseball Franchise)

Whitney Vose
(Presently Assistant Traffic Manager - Cox Radio WBAB FM & WBLI FM Long Island)

Evan Wilner
(Presently Producer - ESPN Radio Hartford, CT)

Kevin Winter
(Anchor / reporter - ESPN Radio Boston)

John Winthrop
(Presently, Producer - ESPN Radio New York City)

Brett Zoeller
(Presently Production Assistant - CNN New York City)


Today

The air talent develop their skills on WRHU FM and WRHU.org


Tomorrow

They become broadcasters you will hear on commercial radio, see on TV, and be informed / entertained by on the Internet.