David Field is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM), a leading American media and entertainment company that reaches and engages over 170 million people each month across the nation’s top 50 markets through its premier collection of highly-rated radio stations, digital platforms and live events. Philadelphia-based Entercom is one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio.
Field has served as Entercom’s CEO since 2002 and its President since 1998. Under his leadership, Entercom has grown from 15 stations with $35 million in revenues to over 235 stations with $1.6 billion in revenues and the nation’s #1 creator of live, original, local audio content.
Prior to becoming Entercom’s President, Field served in a number of positions with the company, including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Entercom, he was an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York.
In addition to chairing the Entercom board, Field serves on the boards of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the National Constitution Center, and The Wilderness Society, and on the Madison Council at the Library of Congress. Between 2005 and 2007, Field was chairman of the radio board of the NAB. He is a former trustee of the Philadelphia Zoo and the Ad Council.
Field has received numerous civic and professional awards, including the National Association of Broadcasters’ National Radio Award in 2017. He is a three-time recipient of Institutional Investor Magazine’s “Best CEOs in America” and a two-time recipient of Radio Ink Magazine’s Radio Executive of the Year Award. In 2017, he was honored as a “Giant in Broadcasting” by the International Radio & Television Society.
Field holds a B.A. in economics from Amherst College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.