PHILADELPHIA, PA – October 8, 2020 – Entercom, home to the nation’s most influential collection of podcasts, digital and broadcast audio content, and premium live events and experiences, announced the promotion of Vince Richards to Brand Manager of 100.3 JACK FM (KJKK-FM), Dallas-Fort Worth’s only adult hits station, effective November 1.
“Since 2018, Vince has consistently led the operations efforts for six iconic brands in our Sacramento market, and we look forward to bringing him back to his roots to revamp JACK FM,” said Brian Purdy, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom Dallas. “JACK FM is a state of mind here in DFW, and Vince’s leadership qualities and rich experience will only fuel its growth.”
“I am beyond excited to be heading home to the Metroplex and joining the great team at Entercom Dallas,” said Richards. “This opportunity on a personal and professional level is off the charts. Thanks to Pat Paxton [Chief Programming Officer, Entercom], Dave Richards [Senior Vice President of Programming and Operations, Rock Format Captain, Entercom], Brian Purdy and Stacey Kauffman [Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Sacramento] for their support and for entrusting me to lead this iconic station.”
Richards most recently served as Operations Manager for Entercom Sacramento since 2018. He joined the company in 1996 under the same role for Kansas City sister station 98.9 The Rock (KQRC-FM). Other roles include National Operations Manager for Townsquare Media and Operations Manager for iHeart Houston/Dallas.
Listeners can tune in 100.3 JACK FM (KJKK-FM) in Dallas, 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), home to the nation’s most influential collection of podcasts, digital and broadcast content, and premium live events and experiences, engages over 170 million consumers each month. 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).