PHILADELPHIA, PA – August 26, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio, and the Philadelphia Eagles are partnering for the second annual “Eagles Radiothon.” The multiday auction, sponsored by Santander Bank, will offer fans the opportunity to bid on exclusive sports and entertainment experiences, with all proceeds benefitting the Eagles Autism Challenge Inc.’s commitment to raising funds for innovative autism research and programs. The auction kicks off today and will be broadcast on SportsRadio 94WIP (WIP-FM), the undisputed voice of the Philadelphia sports fan, on Tuesday, September 3 and Wednesday, September 4.
“We’re honored to partner with the Philadelphia Eagles once again and partake in the Eagles Autism Challenge,” said David Yadgaroff, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Philadelphia. “SportsRadio 94WIP is a leading voice in the Philadelphia sports community and we are proud to leverage that voice to inspire listeners to support autism research and programs.”
Highlights of the auction include one of a kind sporting experiences, such as a trip to Super Bowl LIV in Miami, serving as a coach’s sideline assistant, a round of golf with Eagles Hall of Fame and SportsRadio 94WIP radio broadcaster Merrill Reese, and more. Fans can bid online or via call-in to SportsRadio 94WIP’s phone bank (888-729-9494) during weekday programming, “Angelo Cataldi and the Morning Team,” “Joe DeCamara & Jon Ritchie” and “Jon Marks & Ike Reese,” on September 3 and 4.
“It is an incredible opportunity to partner with organizations like SportsRadio 94WIP and Santander to deliver one of a kind Eagles experiences that drive fundraising efforts for Eagles Autism Challenge, Inc,” said Ryan Hammond, Executive Director, Eagles Autism Challenge. “Together with the community we are changing lives of those affected by autism. Every dollar raised through the ‘Eagles Radiothon’ auction will support groundbreaking research and cutting-edge programs in the field of autism. This would not be possible without Santander, SportsRadio 94WIP and the support of the entire Eagles organization.”
For more information, including a full list of items up for auction and how to bid, please visit EaglesRadiothon.com.
Listeners can tune in to SportsRadio 94WIP (WIP-FM) in Philadelphia 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.
SportsRadio 94WIP is a RADIO.COM stations. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the unrivaled leader in local sports content, 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).
About Eagles Autism Challenge, Inc.
The Eagles Autism Challenge, Inc. is dedicated to raising funds for innovative autism research and programs. By providing the necessary resources to doctors and scientists at leading institutions, we will be able to assist those currently affected by autism as well as future generations. Our organization aims to inspire and engage the community, so together, we can provide much needed support to make a lasting impact in the field of autism.