PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 2, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., announced the promotion of Angelique Alston to Brand Manager of WPGC 95.5 FM (WPGC-FM), Washington D.C.’s heritage rhythmic urban hits station, effective immediately.
“Angelique has done a tremendous job elevating our team and I am excited to see her expand her career as Brand Manager,” said Ivy Savoy-Smith, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Washington D.C. “Her unique way of providing entertainment for our listeners, educating the community with viable content and her engagement with the sales management team tells me she will thrive in this new role. Her ability to multi-task, implore creative thinking, work hard and commit to excellence has led to great success and we are delighted to have her lead WPGC 95.5 FM.”
“I am honored to officially lead WPGC during this pivotal moment in our history,” said Alston. “As the first woman in the history of the station to oversee programming, I look forward to educating, elevating and empowering our current and future stars, leveling the playing field for woman and African-Americans in our industry, and creating opportunities to showcase the excellence and leadership that is the WPGC brand legacy.”
Alston is a seasoned radio industry executive with nearly 30 years of experience. Since 2013, she has served as Assistant Program Director, Morning Show Producer and Events Producer. She also served as morning show producer for “The Donnie Simpson Show” and “Big Tigger in the Morning” on WPGC 95.5 FM, and executive produced annual station events, including “For Sisters Only,” “Coat Drive 95,” and the “Back to School” and “Birthday Bash” concerts. She will report to Savoy-Smith.
Listeners can tune in WPGC 95.5 FM (WPGC-FM) in Washington D.C., 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).