PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 11, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., announced that Margaret Brennan, CBS News Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent and moderator of “Face the Nation,” will serve as the keynote speaker of Philadelphia station KYW Newsradio’s (KYW-AM) “Women’s Achievement Awards 2019.” The station’s 10th annual awards, which celebrates women making a positive impact on the Philadelphia 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
- 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.
KYW Newsradio’s “Women’s Achievement Awards 2019” are sponsored by PIDC, Chaddsford Winery, Polites Florist, Stateside Vodka and Yuengling Brewing.
Audio narratives about this year’s honorees can be found here, courtesy of KYW Newsradio.
Additional details about this year’s event can be found at: kywnewsradio.com/women.
Listeners can tune in to KYW Newsradio (KYW-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.
KYW Newsradio is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the current leader in local sports coverage, has over 300 stations and 3,000 podcasts. RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).