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Brennan to Keynote KYW's Women Achievement Awards


Margaret Brennan
Margaret Brennan

Entercom has announced that Margaret Brennan, CBS News Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent and moderator of "Face the Nation," will serve as the keynote speaker of KYW Newsradio's (KYW-AM) "Women's Achievement Awards 2019" in Philadelphia. The station's 10th annual awards, which celebrates women making a positive impact on the Philly region, will be held on June 27 at Loews Philadelphia Hotel.

"We are thrilled to have a journalist as insightful and respected as Margaret on KYW Newsradio every week, and honored to have her share her experience and perspective at our event," said David Yadgaroff, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Philadelphia. "She embodies what the ‘Women's Achievement Awards' stand for and I look forward to her sharing a special evening with our deserving honorees."

The KYW Newsradio "Women's Achievement Awards" celebrates women making a positive impact on the Philadelphia region. This year's event will honor the accomplishments of five exceptional women, all under the age of 40, who were nominated by KYW Newsradio listeners. The honorees of KYW Newsradio's "Women's Achievement Awards 2019" are:

  • Neha Gupta, Founder of Empower Orphans
  • Brigid Jensen, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Thomas Jefferson University Weinberg ALS Center
  • Dr. Sheena Howard, Associate Professor of Communication at Rider University
  • Michelle Kott, Captain at Bethlehem Police Department
  • Anna Payne, Executive Assistant to Bucks County Commissioner, Auditor of Middletown Township Bucks County, Member of PA Rare Disease Advisory Board

The awards ceremony will be hosted by KYW Newsradio morning anchor Carol MacKenzie. Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg and afternoon anchor Michelle Durham will moderate an on-stage panel with this year's honorees. The event will also feature a stimulating on-stage discussion with Margaret Brennan and the honorees, which will highlight the strategies and experiences that have helped them advance their careers, businesses and lives.

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