Jeniece Roman

Jeniece Roman covers Indigenous communities in Connecticut and Long Island for WSHU, an NPR member radio station based in Fairfield, Connecticut. Prior to joining WSHU, Roman reported for Connecticut’s New Britain Herald and the Record-Journal in Meriden; she has won several awards from the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists. Roman earned a bachelor’s degree from Southern Connecticut State University, majoring in journalism with a concentration in political science, and she was the student chapter president of the Society of Professional Journalists and the editor-in-chief of The Southern News, the student-run paper. Roman enjoys reading books, photography and true crime podcasts.

WSHU Public Radio

WSHU is an NPR member station, serving Connecticut and Long Island, New York since 1984, and owned and operated by Sacred Heart University. WSHU's mission is to be the unifying voice of the region: on the air, online and in person. It won the 2021 National Student Murrow Award for its series on the history of slavery on Long Island.