PHILADELPHIA, PA – October 26, 2020 – Entercom, announced Emily Ward as General Sales Manager for Entercom Atlanta, effective immediately. In this role, Ward will oversee sales efforts for the company’s Atlanta market specifically The New Star 94 (WSTR-FM) and also including 92.9 The Game (WZGC-FM), News & Talk 1380 (WAOK-AM) and V-103 (WVEE-FM). Ward most recently held the same role for Entercom Chattanooga.
“In just a few years with the company, Emily has displayed a proven ability to lead sales initiatives and achieve substantial results,” said Rick Caffey, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Atlanta. “Her commitment to excellence puts her on a path to excel in her young career and we’re fortunate to welcome her and her talents to our Atlanta market.”
“I appreciate working for such an innovative company that invests in their employees and values their career growth,” said Ward. “I’m grateful for my time spent in Chattanooga alongside Nichole Hartman [Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Chattanooga], who has served as a mentor. I look forward to transitioning to a top 10 market to join Rick and his team as Entercom Atlanta continues its upward sales trajectory.”
Ward joined Entercom in April 2018 as an Account Executive for Entercom Chattanooga. She was elevated to the market’s Local Sales Manager in July 2019 and assumed the additional role of Digital Sales Manager in September 2019. Prior to joining the company, she served as an account executive for Cox Media Group in Jacksonville, FL. Ward was named to Radio Ink’s “Radio’s 30 Under 30” list in 2019 and was a finalist for the publication’s 2018 Radio Wayne Award for Integrated/Digital Seller of the Year. She will report to Caffey.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S and the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news. Home to the nation’s most influential collection of podcasts, digital and broadcast content, and premium live experiences, Entercom engages over 170 million consumers each month. Available on every device in every major U.S. market, the company delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. Entercom’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. Learn more at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).