PHILADELPHIA, PA – July 23, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., announced the promotion of Emily West to the role of midday host for NEW 102.7 FM (WNEW-FM) in New York. West hosts a music show from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., playing the most commercial free music for the workday in New York.
“Emily has held various roles and done an exceptional job for our collection of New York stations,” said Susan Larkin, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom New York. “We’re thrilled to have her on board at WNEW hosting her own show, featuring shorter commercial breaks to better spotlight our advertisers and offering an improved listening experience for our audience.”
“I’m grateful to see my hard work these last few years pay off and I couldn’t be more excited for this new opportunity,” said West. “Our listeners crave a fresh collection of today’s hottest hits and I look forward to delivering that on a daily basis.”
West joined Entercom in 2017 and has since served as a fill-in on-air personality for NEW 102.7 FM, “Scott Shannon in the Morning with Patty Steele” on sister station WCBS-FM 101.1 (WCBS-FM) and as a traffic reporter for sister station WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM). Prior to joining Entercom, West held various roles for iHeartMedia in Chicago and Atlanta, News 12 Networks in New York and Spectrum News NY1 in New York. She currently serves as a fill-in traffic reporter for WNBC-TV in New York.
Listeners can tune in NEW 102.7 FM (WNEW-FM) in New York 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.
NEW 102.7 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, has over 300 stations and 3,000 podcasts. 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).