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Entercom Sees Major Growth Across Podcast Network
Citing Podtrac and Triton, today, Entercom announced blockbuster audience growth across its Podcast Network, which includes Cadence13 and Pineapple Street Studios, outperforming recent softness in listening reported among other leading podcasters. The company also announced new record listenership of 28 More

Report: Bandokoudis Sues Entercom for Discrimination
Afentra Bandokoudis
Afentra Bandokoudis
Afentra Bandokoudis, the former co-host of "Afentra's Big Fat Morning Buzz" on Alternative KRBZ-FM (96.5 The Buzz)/Kansas City, is suing parent company Entercom alleging discrimination and retaliation after she was fired in 2018, reports the Kansas City Star. Bandokoudis filed suit in U.S. District More

WWO News, Entercom Wins National Headliner Awards
National Headliner Awards
National Headliner Awards
Cumulus Media's Westwood One News has won the National Headliner Award for "Breaking News or Continuing Coverage of a Single News Event" for coverage of the mass shootings which occurred over a single weekend in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH, last year. This is the second consecutive year that More

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FCC Issues $20,000 NAL to WNEW/New York Over EAS Tones
FCC
FCC
The FCC has slapped Entercom's WNEW-FM/New York with a Notice of Apparent Liability for $20,000 for airing Emergency Alert System (EAS) codes or Attention Signals in the absence of an actual national, state or local area emergency, authorized test of the EAS, or a qualified public More

Report: Layoffs Hit Entercom/Chicago, Philly Over Coronavirus
Entercom
Entercom
At least eight air personalities and one Program Director were among those ousted by Entercom/Chicago on Thursday reports, Chicago media columnist Robert Feder. They included Classic Hip-Hop WBMX-FM midday host Diana Steele, Country WUSN-FM afternoon talent Mike Kasper and CHR WBBM-FM afternoon host More

John Minko Leaving WFAN New York Sports Radio
John Minko
John Minko
Amid extensive cutbacks and layoffs at Entercom, John Minko has decided to take an early buyout on his contract. According to Newsday, Minko recalled what an early WFAN executive named Rick Cummings said when he saved Minko's job in the station's first year. "I said, ‘There's no way I can thank you for More

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Entercom Employees Hit with Layoffs, Furloughs and Pay Cuts
Entercom has sadly joined the ranks of radio companies to institute layoffs, furloughs and pay cuts in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company says it has eliminated numerous positions but didn't provide a specific number. In a memo to employees, CEO David Field described the cost reductions as More

For Radio, Pandemic Means Budget Cuts, Furloughs and Layoffs
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in significant cuts and layoffs in the radio industry. Townsquare CEO Bill Wilson announced through a company memo that 65 employees have been laid off including 26 at the corporate level on top of the series of cuts the company made at some of its markets More

Entercom Changes to Virtual Shareholders Meeting For 2020
Entercom
Entercom
Entercom announced Tuesday a change of its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Due to the emerging public health impact of the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), and to support the health and well-being of the company's shareholders, employees, associates, directors and vendors, the company has changed the More

Hubbard Radio Seattle Names Alex Brewster as Chief Engineer
Alex Brewster
Alex Brewster
Hubbard Radio/Seattle appoints Alex Brewster as the cluster's new Chief of Engineering, starting April 15. His previous stints include Assistant Chief Engineer for Entercom/Seattle and Portland, OR, where he provided technical support that included each cluster's five class C FM stations and their associated More

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Radio.com Presents Live: And the Beat Goes On
Entercom has announced the launch of "RADIO.COM Live: And the Beat Goes On," a new 24/7 channel on RADIO.COM, the exclusive digital home for all Entercom content across its portfolio of 235 stations. The channel, launching March 24 at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT, will stream and broadcast More

RADIO.COM Launches ''I'm Listening: Stay Connected'' Show
I'm Listening-Stay Connected
I'm Listening-Stay Connected
Entercom's RADIO.COM has launched "I'm Listening: Stay Connected," a multi-platform, live daily show focused on mental health in the midst of the global health pandemic. The show, which is a part of Entercom's annual, year-long "I'm Listening" mental health awareness initiative, is More

Window Now Open for MIW Group 2020 Mentoring Program
Mentoring & Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Group
Mentoring & Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Group
The Mentoring & Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Group has announced that the application window for its MIW Group 2020 Mildred Carter Mentoring Program is officially open. Currently in its 19th year, this experience pairs women working in radio with female professionals who are recognized leaders from all More

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