PHILADELPHIA, PA – July 15, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio, is proud to announce WFAN (WFAN-AM/FM) morning show host Boomer Esiason has been selected to the New York State Broadcaster’s Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Inductees were selected by the New York State Broadcaster’s Association Board of Directors. Esiason will be will be inducted at the Broadcast Leadership and Hall of Fame Luncheon during the NAB New York Show in October.
“We’re very proud Boomer Esiason has been selected for the New York State Broadcaster’s Association’s highest honor,” said Susan Larkin, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom New York. “Boomer has been a cornerstone of this station since his arrival and this distinguished recognition represents his invaluable contributions to our station and industry overall.”
“I’d like to thank the New York State Broadcaster’s Association for this incredible honor,” said Esiason. “It is extremely humbling to be recognized alongside hardworking, accomplished individuals in our industry.”
Esiason joined WFAN, the #1 most listened to sports station in the U.S., in 2007 and currently hosts “Boomer and Gio” on weekday mornings alongside Gregg Giannotti. After a 14-year career in the NFL, Esiason made his broadcast debut as a commentator for ABC’s NFL “Monday Night Football.” He has also called games for Westwood One/CBS Radio Sports’ “Monday Night Football” broadcasts for nearly two decades and has served as a studio analyst for CBS Sports’ “The NFL Today” and Showtime’s “Inside the NFL.”
WFAN, New York’s Flagship Sports Station, is the home of the New York Yankees, New York Giants, Brooklyn Nets and New Jersey Devils.
Listeners can tune in WFAN (WFAN-AM/FM) in New York 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.
WFAN 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).