Entercom Raises Over $440,000 for Children’s National Hospital

El Zol 107.9’s Annual “Children’s National Radiotón” Eclipses $4.6 Million in Total Donations Since 2008

Members of Children’s National Hospital and Entercom Washington D.C./El Zol 107.9 (Left to right: Kelly McCready, Erin Stoker, Erica Perry, Chepe, Candy Cintron, Gaby Arévelo, Ricardo Lopez, Miguel Echevarria, Tracy Jones, Mauricio Gomez, Fredy Castillo, DJ EZ, Patricia De Lima, Elsa Sanchez and DJ Juan Romero at the check presentation during the 12th annual “Children’s National Radiotón” on December 13, 2019. (Photo Courtesy of Entercom)

PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 19, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., raised over $440,000 to benefit Children’s National Hospital during Washington D.C. station El Zol 107.9’s (WLZL-FM) annual “Children’s National Radiotón.” The amount donated during the 12th annual event brought overall contributions to over $4.6 million since 2008. In addition to funds raised the day of, the station succeeded in registering 692 new “Miracle Workers,” donors who have committed to making monthly contributions to the hospital for the next year.

“We are committed to supporting the health and success of our local community and strive to use our voice as a vehicle for raising awareness for important issues, particularly children’s health,” said Candy Cintron, Program Director, El Zol 107.9. “Our listeners got in the holiday spirit and generously joined us to support Children’s National Hospital. I couldn’t be prouder of our audience, on-air talent, promotions team and all the volunteers who helped bring this to fruition.”

“Children’s National Radiotón” was broadcast live from the El Zol 107.9 studio from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 12 and Friday, December 13. Programming featured interviews with patients and their families, along with special guest appearances by NBC Telemundo sportscaster Moises Linares and Univision promotions director and Zona DMV Entertainment host Arely Perez Morales.

Children’s National Hospital, part of the Children’s Miracle Network, is the premier provider of pediatric services in the Washington, D.C. metro area and its only health system specializing in kids. Last year, the hospital saw more than 237,000 children from the nation’s capital, Maryland and Virginia, as well as from across the country and around the world. Funds raised via the radiothon support the areas of greatest need at the hospital, including patient care services, equipment and ensuring that every child can receive care regardless of their circumstance. El Zol 107.9’s contributions to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals rank third in the nation among Spanish-language radio stations.

Children’s National Hospital, part of the Children’s Miracle Network, is the premier provider of pediatric services in the Washington, D.C., metro area and its only health system specializing in kids. Last year, the hospital saw more than 237,000 children from the nation’s capital, Maryland and Virginia, as well as from across the country and around the world. Funds raised via the radiothon support the areas of greatest need at the hospital, including patient care services, equipment and ensuring that every child can receive care regardless of their circumstance. El Zol 107.9’s contributions to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals rank third in the nation among Spanish-language radio stations.

Listeners can tune in to El Zol 107.9 (WLZL-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.

El Zol 107.9 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.

CONTACT:
Jennifer Morales
Entercom
212-649-9685
Jennifer.Morales@Entercom.com
@EntercomPR

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).

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