PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 12, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., raised $408,193 to benefit Texas Children’s Hospital during Mega 101 FM’s (KLOL-FM) 9th annual “Mega Radiothon.”
“I am thankful to our faithful listeners that helped us achieve our goal,” said Sarah Frazier, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Houston. “Texas Children’s Hospital delivers selfless, admirable work and we are honored to be able to contribute to their efforts of providing medical resources for children in the community.”
The “Mega Radiothon” was broadcast live from the Mega 101 FM studio from 5:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m. CT on Thursday, December 5 and Friday, December 6. The event was also televised on Telemundo Houston (KTMD-TV). Programming included an interview with special guest and former patient at Texas Children’s Hospital, Leo, who shared his story with on-air host Liz Arreola.
All funds raised benefit Texas Children’s Hospital to offer services to children in the local community who would otherwise not have access to proper medical attention. Texas Children’s Hospital is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women by leading in patient care, education and research.
Listeners can tune in to Mega 101 FM (KLOL-FM) in Houston 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.
Mega 101 FM is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the leader in local sports coverage, currently has over 500 stations and thousands of 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).