In Fairfield, CT, public radio station WSHU has hired Dan Katz as its new news director. Katz previously served as producer of WSHU?s Morning Edition and he will now manage a team of six WSHU reporters. PD Tom Kuser said, ?The news director role is an incredibly important one for our organization and for the community. Dan?s talent and dedication will ensure we maintain the level of award-winning local news coverage that WSHU has been recognized for, and that our listeners have come to expect.?