We are pleased to announce that Rick Hinshaw has joined the Catholic League as our new Director of Communications, a post he previously held. Rick has served as Editor of The Long Island Catholic since 2007. From 2000 – 2004 he was Public Information Officer for Nassau County District Attorney Denis Dillon. Prior to that, Rick served as Associate Director for Communications of the New York State Catholic Conference; Director of Communications for the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights; and Director of the Office of Family Ministry for the Diocese of Rockville Centre. From 1989-1996 Rick served The Long Island Catholic newspaper as a reporter and then as news editor. For several years he also co-hosted “The Catholic Forum,” a weekly television show on the diocesan Telecare channel.
Rick holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Political Science from the C.W. Post College of Long Island University. He has taught Political Science at C.W. Post and Dowling Colleges, and is a member of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists.