David Field is President and Chief Executive Officer of at Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the # 1 creator of live, original, local audio content reaching over 100 million people each week. Field assumed executive leadership of Entercom in 2002 and was named as the company’s president in 1998.
Field joined the company in 1987 as the Director of Finance and Corporate Development and was subsequently promoted to Vice President of Finance and Corporate Development. He later served as Vice President of Operations and Senior Vice President of Operations, as well as Chief Financial Officer. During his tenure with the company, it has grown from 15 stations with roughly $35 million in revenue, to become one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters with 235 stations in 48 markets nationwide and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. In 1999, Field oversaw the company’s IPO at the New York Stock Exchange and in 2017, he led the Company to the completion of its merger with CBS Radio. Prior to joining Entercom, Field was an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York.
Field has been the recipient of numerous industry accolades, including The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)’s outstanding leader award, a National Radio Award in September 2017, Radio Ink magazine’s 2006 Radio Executive of the Year award and Institutional Investor magazine’s “Best CEOs in America” recognition three times. In 2017, he was honored, along with his father Joseph M. Field, the founder of Entercom, as “Giants in Broadcasting” by the International Radio & Television Society.
In addition to serving as chairman of the Entercom board of directors, Field serves on the radio board of the National Association of Broadcasters and was chairman of its radio board from 2005 to 2007. He also serves on the board for the National Constitution Center and on the Madison Council at the Library of Congress.
Field is passionate about environmental causes. In 2009, he helped Entercom launch its 1THING Sustainability Initiative, which inspires employees, listeners and business partners to become increasingly energy efficient, promote environmental causes, and reduce carbon footprints. He serves on the board of the Wilderness Society, a land conservation organization dedicated to protecting natural areas and federal public lands. In 2017, Field was given the Conservation Impact Award, an honor that recognizes outstanding leadership, dedication and achievements in environmental conservation, as well as enduring support of the Philadelphia Zoo.
Field holds a bachelor’s in economics from Amherst College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
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