PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 4, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., today announced the appointment of Jay Hicks as Program Director for WPGC 95.5 FM (WPGC-FM), D.C.’s heritage rhythmic hits station, effective September 16.
“From the beginning, we were seeking a creative visionary with an appreciation for WPGC’s rich history in the D.C. market,” said Phil Zachary, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Washington D.C. “Jay pays respect to the station’s past while clearly comprehending the present competitive landscape in one of America’s most spirited urban radio battles. He’s ideally suited to lead our veteran air staff.”
“I would like to thank Phil Zachary, Reggie Rouse [Program Director, V-103; Urban Format Captain, Entercom] and the entire Entercom team for allowing me the opportunity to lead such an iconic national brand as WPGC,” said Hicks. “I’m very grateful and honored, and I look forward to adding more value and growth to WPGC in the D.C. community.”
Hicks joins Entercom from Buffalo where he served as Brand Manager for WBLK-FM and WBUF-FM. Prior to that, he was Program Director for WGPR-FM in Detroit and WQHH-FM in Lansing, MI.
Listeners can tune in WPGC 95.5 FM (WPGC-FM) in Washington D.C. 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.
WPGC 95.5 FM 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, currently has over 300 stations and more than 10,000 podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. 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).