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Entercom/Charlotte Inks Extension with Bo Thompson
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Bo Thompson
Entercom Charlotte inks an extension with veteran morning host Bo Thompson on WBT (News 1110 AM and 99.3 FM). Thompson is host of Charlotte's Morning News weekdays from 5-9am. He began his career at WBT in 1990 working in a variety of roles in radio before eventually returning to WBT as the morning host in 2012. A More

Entercom Charlotte Names Michael De Amicis as DOS
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Michael De Amicis
Entercom Charlotte appoints Michael De Amicis as Director of Sales for WBT, WLNK and WFNZ. De Amicis has over 20 years of sales experience in radio and previously served as the General Sales manager for Radio One in Atlanta for 6 years. Before that, he was VP/Director of National Sales for Interep National Radio Sales More

Cumulus/Topeka Appoints Nic Merenda as VP/MM
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Nicola Merenda
Cumulus Media announces that it has named 20-year radio broadcasting executive Nicola (Nic) Merenda as Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Media-Topeka. Merenda joins Cumulus from Pandora Media in San Antonio, TX, where he was also Vice President of Sales for Clear Channel/iHeartMedia. He was recognized as Entercom's 2011 More

MIW Reveals Mentees for Carter Mentoring Program
The Mentoring & Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Group has revealed the four mentees selected to participate in the 2017 Mildred Carter Mentoring Program. Now in its 16th year, the annual initiative matches up-and-coming women in the radio industry with female professionals recognized as leaders in all aspects of radio. To More

DOJ Seeks More Info in Entercom, CBS Radio Merger
Entercom Communications received a request for additional information and documentary material from the Department of Justice on Wednesday. In a filing, the company said that the action, often referred to as a "second request," is in connection with its previously announced merger with CBS Radio, entered into with Constitution More

Nikki Sixx's Side Show Franchise Reaches Milestone
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Nikki Sixx
Premiere Networks' syndicated "Nikki Sixx's Side Show" has reached a broadcasting milestone of 100 affiliates with the addition of Entercom's WKBU-FM (Bayou 95.7) in New Orleans. Effective April 28, "The Side Show Classic with Nikki Sixx" will join the station's Friday evening lineup in the 10pm to midnight slot. This is the More

WCMF-FM/Rochester Taps Michael Gross For PD
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Michael Gross
Entercom's Classic Rock formatted WCMF-FM, Rochester has hired Michael "Mud" Gross as its new Program Director effective May 15. He replaces Chris Crowley who has been promoted to Entercom's Portland Classic Rocker KGON. Gross spent the past 12 years at iHeart's WBGG-Miami and WNRQ-Nashville. Prior to that he was PD at More

Entercom Charlotte Honors WBT's 95th Anniversary
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Entercom Charlotte is celebrating the 95th anniversary of WBT-AM (1110). The anniversary commemorated the station's long history as Charlotte's destination for News/Talk and included the induction announcement of Ray Gooding, Henry Boggan and John Hancock into the WBT Hall of Fame. The station also aired special programming More

KSWD Los Angeles Inks Renewal with Rita Wilde
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Rita Wilde
Entercom's KSWD-FM (100.3 The Sound) Los Angeles announced a multi-year agreement with veteran radio personality Rita Wilde to continue from 7pm to midnight. She'll also continue to host "Album Side at 11" segment featuring the uninterrupted play of one full classic rock album side at 11pm. Wilde is a Southern California native More

Johnson Joins Futuri Media as Natl. Account Mgr.
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Kim Johnson
Futuri Media appoints veteran digital sales and broadcast media exec Kim Johnson as National Account Manager. Johnson has nearly 20 years experience leading digital sales for broadcasters including Tribune, Clear Channel (now iHeartMedia), Entercom and Citadel. Additionally, she's run sales for CityReach Latino, which operated More

Radio Industry Digital Revenues Continue to Rise
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The digital ad income for U.S. radio stations continued its ascent in 2016, as the industry reported a 14 percent boost in online revenues, compared with only a slight bump in over-the-air income, according the Q1 edition of BIA/Kelsey's 2017 Investing In Radio Market Report. All News WTOP-FM Washington, DC, was the More

100.7 The Wolf/Seattle Names Drew Bland as PD
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Drew Bland
Entercom Seattle welcomes Drew Bland as Program Director for Country KKWF-FM (100.7 FM The Wolf) beginning April, 12. Bland joins the company from WWKA-FM (K92.3) in Orlando where he served as Director of Programming and Branding for three years. Before that, Bland was with CBS Radio/Phoenix for 10 years. While there, he served More

Entercom Appoints Richard Schmaeling as EVP/CFO
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Richard J. Schmaeling
Entercom Communications appoints Richard J. Schmaeling as Executive VP and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective April 18. Schmaeling succeeds Steve Fisher, who will step down on April 30 as previously announced. Fisher will continue to assist with the CBS Radio integration through January, 2018. Schmaeling is a 30-year More

Entercom to Divest 14 in 7 Markets for Merger
The merger between Entercom and CBS Radio will result in Entercom exceeding the FCC's current ownership cap in seven of its markets. In a SEC filing, Entercom has proposed to divest, in connection with the closing of the merger, fourteen outlets in Boston, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and More

96.3 FM RnB/Austin Plans Move to 95.9 Next Week
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Entercom Austin announced Friday that "96.3 FM RnB" will move to a new dial position at 95.9 FM. The station will be live on the new frequency beginning Friday, March 24. 95.9 FM will air the programming line-up and on-air personalities currently on 96.3 FM. The frequency will go live at the beginning of the Suga Rae show in More

Triton Digital Releases the January Top 20 Ranker
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Triton Digital has released its monthly Top 20 Ranker for January. 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 Media Rating Council. Total listening for clients measured in January showed 4.93 million Average More

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