Entercom Receives 10 2019 Associated Press Television and Radio Association Awards

KCBS All News in San Francisco Recognized with Top Honors in Eight Categories

PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 6, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., is the proud recipient of 10 2019 Associated Press Television and Radio Association Awards (APTRA). The organization honors outstanding journalism across thirteen western states. KCBS All News (KCBS-AM / KFRC-FM), The Bay Area’s News Leader, received first place in eight categories, including top honor “Outstanding News Operation,” and second place in two categories, topping last year’s number of first place wins. The station won two awards for its local “I’m Listening” programming, an extension of Entercom’s annual, yearlong “I’m Listening” mental health awareness initiative.

Full list of KCBS All News award wins below. Audio from winning submissions can be found here.

Outstanding News Operation
First Place
KCBS All News (KCBS-AM)
San Francisco, CA

Best Evening Newscast
First Place
KCBS All News (KCBS-AM)
San Francisco, CA
“4pm News, 9/15/19”

Best Documentary
First Place
KCBS All News (KCBS-AM)
San Francisco, CA
“I’m Listening”
Keith Menconi

Best Special Programming
First Place
KCBS All News (KCBS-AM)
San Francisco, CA
“I’m Listening”
Keith Menconi

Best Public Service
First Place
KCBS All News (KCBS-AM)
San Francisco, CA
“Broken Systems”
Stan Bunger

Best Spot News Coverage
First Place
KCBS All News (KCBS-AM)
San Francisco, CA
“Days of Wind and Fire”

Best Reporter
First Place
KCBS All News (KCBS-AM)
San Francisco, CA
Holly Quan

Second Place
KCBS All News (KCBS-AM)
San Francisco, CA
Doug Sovern

Best Enterprise Reporting
First Place
KCBS All News (KCBS-AM)
San Francisco, CA
Doug Sovern
“A Desperate Frontier: Death And Dreams In El Salvador”

Best Weather Reporting
Second Place
KCBS All News (KCBS-AM)
San Francisco, CA
“2019 Flood”

A full list of 2019 Associated Press Television and Radio Association contest winners can be found here.

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

About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading audio and entertainment company engaging over 170 million consumers each month through its iconic broadcast brands, expansive digital platform, premium podcast network and live events and experiences. 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).

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