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Entercom Completes Merger With CBS Radio
Entercom Communications has completed its merger with CBS Radio Inc., creating one of the top two radio broadcasters in the country. With a nationwide footprint of 235 stations, the combined companies will reach over 100 million people weekly with its collection of radio outlets, digital platforms and live events. It More

Alternative Radio Returns to Dallas with ''ALT 103.7''
KVIL-FM
KVIL-FM
Entercom flips CHR KVIL-FM (AMP 103.7) to "ALT 103.7," returning the Alternative format to Dallas-Fort Worth. Beginning Friday, listeners will hear 10,000 songs in a row, back-to-back, commercial-free at 103.7 FM in the Metroplex and at alt1037radio.com. There had been an Alternative void in DFW since iHM's More

KMVQ/San Francisco Ups ''Jazzy'' Jim Archer to PD
"Jazzy" Jim Archer
Bonneville promotes "Jazzy" Jim Archer as Program Director of CHR KMVQ-FM (99.7 Now)/San Francisco. Archer had served as KMVQ's Assistant Program Director and Music Director since 2011. He was also Program Director of KYLD-FM/San Francisco from 2005 to 2008. Bonneville is now operating the station under a Local More

Entercom Flips CHR WBMP/New York to Alternative
WBMP-FM
WBMP-FM
Entercom returns Alternative Rock to the radio airwaves in New York for the first time since 2011, flipping CHR WBMP-FM (92.3 AMP) to "ALT 92.3 FM," with the slogan "New York's New Alternative." The station is celebrating the launch with 10,000 songs in a row, back-to-back, 100% commercial-free that started at 10am Friday More

Minnesota Twins Return to WCCO-AM/Minneapolis
Minnesota Twins
Minnesota Twins
Entercom announces a fully-integrated radio partnership with The Minnesota Twins, as the MLB team returns to its original radio broadcast partner, WCCO-AM (830), which aired games for the club's first 46 seasons through 2006. The station will broadcast all Twins regular and postseason games as well as cover its metro area More

WJMK-FM/Chicago Flips to ''The New 104.3 JAMS''
WJMK-FM
WJMK-FM
Classic Hits WJMK-FM (K-Hits)/Chicago flips to Classic Hip Hop as "The New 104.3 JAMS," with slogan "Chicago's #1 for Throwbacks." To celebrate the launch, the station is airing 10,000 songs in a row, back-to-back and 100% commercial-free starting Friday at noon. Listeners can tune in at 104.3 JAMZ and on its new web site More

Entercom Launches Entercom Audience Analytics
Entercom has launched Entercom Audience Analytics, a tool to offer advertisers data and analytic insights designed to optimize their advertising campaigns and improve return on investment. The analytics capability is powered by a partnership in Entercom markets with AnalyticOwl, a broadcast analytics platform used to More

Entercom Shareholders Approve CBS Radio Merger
Shareholders of Entercom Communications approved a merger with CBS Radio on Wednesday that creates the nation's second largest radio operator with over 200 stations. The deal is expected to close on Friday, when the combined companies, to be called Entercom, will launch and cover close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 More

Entercom Announces Programming Format Captains
Entercom
Entercom
Entercom Communications has appointed twelve veteran programmers to the role of Format Captain across all of the company's formats. These "Captains" will report to Pat Paxton and Chris Oliviero, effective at the completion of the merger with CBS Radio, which could come as early as November 17. The following executives have been More

FCC Approves Entercom/CBSR Merger w/Conditions
The FCC's Media Bureau has approved Entercom's merger with CBS Radio which, when consummated, will result in Entercom holding over 200 radio stations through its wholly-owned CBS Radio subsidiary. However, the approval is subject to certain conditions. First, in order to comply with the local radio ownership rule, the parties More

Entercom Buffalo Ups Adam Haker to Local Sales Mgr.
Adam Haker
Adam Haker
Entercom Buffalo elevates Adam Haker to Local Sales Manager for its seven-station cluster there, including WBEN-AM, WGR (SportsRadio 550), WTSS (Star 102.5), WKSE (Kiss 98.5), WLKK (Alt Buffalo 107.7 and 104.7), WWWS (Solid Gold 1400) and WWKB (ESPN 1520). Prior to his promotion, he was an account executive for five years. In More

Triton Digital Releases the August Top 20 Ranker
Triton Digital has released its monthly Top 20 Ranker for August. The Ranker is a listing of the top-performing digital audio stations and networks measured by the Webcast Metrics audience measurement platform, accredited by the MRC. Total listening for clients measured in August showed 5.3 million Average Active Sessions More

Entercom Reveals Reg. Presidents Ahead of Merger
Entercom
Entercom
Ahead of the closing of Entercom's merger with CBS Radio, President/CEO David Field has detailed the new Regional Management structure in an internal memo to staff. Veteran management execs Doug Abernathy, Susan Larkin, Dave Alpert, Brian Purdy and Bob Philips add the title Regional President. More

KGMZ/San Francisco Appoints Matt Nahigian as PD
Matt Nahigian
Matt Nahigian
Entercom San Francisco appoints 23-year radio vet Matt Nahigian as Program Director for Sports KGMZ-FM (95.7 The Game), effective November 8. Nahigian most recently served as PD at Sports WPEN-FM (97.5 The Fanatic)/Philadelphia for more than ten years. During that time, he helped the station transition from 950 AM to 97.5 FM, More

Entercom Q3 Revs Up 1%, Board Declares Dividend
Entercom Communications reported third quarter net revenues increased 1% to $122.3 million from $121.6 million in 2016. Operating income was $13.5 million, after $8.8 million of merger and acquisition costs (CBS Radio), compared to $25.7 million. Same station net revenues decreased by 1%, excluding political while adjusted More

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