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Kristina Hammerschmidt Named KYW Philadelphia News Director
Kristina Hammerschmidt
Kristina Hammerschmidt
Kristina Hammerschmidt is appointed News Director of Entercom's KYW-AM (KYW Newsradio) Philadelphia, effective November 19. A Philadelphia native, Hammerschmidt joined Entercom in 2017 as an editor and writer for KYW. She previously served as a producer and writer for KYW-TV in Philadelphia, More

Former WEEI Host Minihane to Launch Radio Show, Podcast
Kirk Minihane
Kirk Minihane
Veteram radio personality Kirk Minihane will launch a new radio show, podcast and column on Radio.com, Entercom's digital platform. For the past five years, Minihane has been co-host of the "Kirk and Callahan" morning show on Sports WEEI/Boston. The move expands Kirk's reach to a national audience, More

Entercom Appoints Sarah Harris as VP of Social Impact
Sarah Harris
Sarah Harris
Entercom names Sarah Harris as Vice President of Social Impact, effective January 2. In this newly created role, Harris will oversee all aspects of Entercom's community engagement initiatives including its recently launched corporate social responsibility platform, Entercom Cares. Harris brings More

Entercom Hosts Donation Drive to Benefit Wildfire Victims
KRXQ-FM
KRXQ-FM
Entercom has announced a donation drive to benefit California wildfire victims. KRXQ-FM (98 Rock) broadcast live on Tuesday, November 13 from 10am-6pm PT at Goodwill in Sacramento to collect donations for families affected by the Camp Fire in Paradise, CA. "Our Sacramento listeners More

Entercom Launches ''987 The Breeze'' on WDZH-FM Detroit
WDZH-FM
WDZH-FM
Entercom flips WDZH-FM (98.7 AMP Radio)/Detroit to "987 The Breeze." The new AC outlet will air artists such as Elton John, Fleetwood Mac and Boyz II Men to Adele, Alicia Keys and Sara Bareilles. "987 The Breeze" launched by playing 10,000 songs commercial-free, starting Monday at 5pm. "We are More

WBEB-FM/Philadelphia Returns to ''B101'' Branding
WBEB-FM
WBEB-FM
After five years as "101.1 More FM," WBEB-FM/Philadelphia returns to its former name "B101," but little else about the station will change, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. The Entercom AC outlet rebranded to "More FM" in December, 2013. The B101 name More

Entercom/New Orleans Names Kevin Cassidy SVP/Market Mgr.
Kevin Cassidy
Kevin Cassidy
Entercom/New Orleans appoints 30-year radio vet Kevin Cassidy as Senior VP/Market Manager for its cluster there, effective November 14. He'll oversee WWL-AM & FM, WEZB-FM (B97), WKBU-FM (Bayou 95.7), WLMG-FM (Magic 101.9) and WWWL-FM (The New Hot 92.9 FM). Cassidy most recently served as More

Entercom Q3 Net Revenue Up 5%, Board Declares Dividend
Entercom
Entercom
Entercom reported third quarter net revenues for the quarter increased 5% to $120.5 million from $114.6 million in 2017. Station operating income (SOI) grew 12% to $37.9 million from $33.7 million, while station expenses were up 2% to $82.5 million. Adjusted EBITDA increased 8% to $30.4 million More

Entercom, University of San Francisco Extend Broadcast Deal
University of San Francisco
University of San Francisco
Entercom and the University of San Francisco ink a new broadcast partnership extension. As part of the agreement, KGMZ-AM (1550 AM The Game)/San Francisco will broadcast all University of San Francisco (USF) men's basketball games, beginning with the team's opening game on November 6 at More

WSPA (Magic 98.9)/Greenville Flips to All-Holiday Format
WSPA-FM
WSPA-FM
Entercom flips WSPA-FM (Magic 98.9)/Greenville, SC, to an all-holiday music format. The station will return to regular AC format on December 26. "Continuous demand for holiday hits is the force behind this Upstate holiday tradition and the entire staff at Magic More

KOOL-FM/Phoenix Flips to All-Christmas Music Format
KOOL-FM
KOOL-FM
Entercom flips Classic Hits KOOL-FM/Phoenix to an all-Christmas music format for the holidays. The station will return to Classic Hits on December 26. To kick off the holiday festivities and make the switch, Santa Claus was in the studio at 6pm on More

Beasley Q3 Net Revenues Up 10.6% to $65.1 Million
Today Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. announced operating results for the three-month and nine-month periods ended September 30. Net revenue was reported to be $65.1 million, up from $58.9 million over the same period a year ago. As previously reported, on May More

Entercom Launches ''Channel Q'' on 103.1 In Palm Springs
KQPS-FM
KQPS-FM
Entercom launches "Channel Q" on KQPS-FM/Palm Springs, CA, as part of the LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network, providing the latest in LGBTQ+ news and information, pop culture and new music. The station was formerly KEZN-FM (Sunny 103.1). "We are thrilled to add Palm Springs and the entire Coachella Valley More

SportsRadio 94 WIP Ends the Wing Bowl After 26 Years
WIP's last Wing Bowl (photo credit: NJ.com)
WIP's last Wing Bowl (photo credit: NJ.com)
WIP (SportsRadio 94)/Philadelphia has announced that it's ending the Wing Bowl after 26 years. The popular eating competition featured participants stuffing their faces with chicken wings flanked by the Wingettes in front of thousands of onlookers. "This was the right time to go out," More

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