PHILADELPHIA, PA – March 5, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., will host the 3rd annual “Talk Radio 1210 WPHT Liberty USO Radiothon” to benefit Active, Guard and Reserve military and their families through programs and services at the United Service Organization of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey (Liberty USO). Talk Radio 1210 WPHT (WPHT-AM) will broadcast live from Chickie’s & Pete’s Play 2 in Philadelphia on Friday, March 6 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET for the third annual installment of the radiothon.
“We care deeply about serving those who have served our country and I’m proud of the role WPHT plays in supporting Liberty USO,” said David Yadgaroff, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Philadelphia. “This annual radiothon aims to raise awareness and funds on behalf of service members and their families right here in our community through the generosity of our listeners.”
The radiothon will be anchored by Talk Radio 1210 WPHT on-air personalities Rich Zeoli and Dom Giordano, who will accept pledges and donations via the event’s phone bank at 833-USO-1210. Listeners can also donate online at www.1210wpht.com/uso. Talk Radio 1210 WPHT will dedicate its programming exclusively to the stories of USO staff and families, dignitaries and special guests throughout the broadcast.
The United Service Organizations (USO) of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey, Inc. (Liberty USO) is a chartered affiliate of World USO, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, whose mission is to enhance the quality of life of the U.S. Armed Forces personnel and their families.
Entercom is committed to supporting the health and success of the communities that are the heart of its business. “Talk Radio 1210 WPHT Liberty USO Radiothon” is a part of Entercom Serves, the Company’s social impact platform that raises awareness of social issues and brings communities together for good. Entercom unites with its listeners and brands to support sound communities through five pillars of impact: veterans and service members, mental health and anti-bullying, children’s health, the environment and civic education.
Listeners can tune in to Talk Radio 1210 WPHT (WPHT-AM) in Philadelphia on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading audio and entertainment company engaging over 170 million consumers each month through its iconic broadcast brands, expansive digital platform, premium podcast network and live events and experiences. With presence in every major U.S. market, and accessible on every device, Entercom delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. The company’s robust portfolio of assets and integrated solutions offer advertisers today’s most engaged audiences through targeted reach, brand amplification and local activation—all at national scale. Entercom is the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news and the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S. Learn more at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).
About the Liberty USO of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey
Liberty USO serves the needs of the active duty, National Guard and reserve military personnel and their families throughout Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. Their mission is providing care, comfort, and support to our Military Families. In times of war and peace, Liberty USO has and continues to deliver their special brand of support, comfort, morale and recreational services for over 76 years. Through Liberty USO, you’ll touch the lives of our military by supporting hospitality programs, career transition initiatives and family resiliency services. For more information, visit www.libertyuso.org.