PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 15, 2020 – Entercom raised over $257,000 for Children’s National Hospital, part of the Children’s Miracle Network, during El Zol 107.9’s (WLZL-FM) “Radiotón de Children’s National” in Washington D.C. The amount donated during the 13th annual radiothon brought the overall fundraising total to over $5 million since 2008.
“This is the work we do that makes us most proud each year – giving back to our local community,” said Ivy Savoy-Smith, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Washington D.C. “Even during a pandemic and challenging economy, our listeners responded with generosity, allowing us to support the hospital’s mission of providing premier pediatric care to those in need.”
“Radiotón de Children’s National” was broadcast live on Friday, December 11. Throughout the event, programming featured interviews with patients and staff from Children’s National Hospital, who shared stories of inspiration and hope, as well as calls from listeners.
Serving the nation’s children for more than 145 years, Children’s National Hospital has been an innovator in pediatric healthcare around the nation and around the world.
Entercom is committed to supporting the health and success of the communities that are the heart of its business. “Radiotón de Children’s National” is a part of Entercom Serves, the Company’s social impact platform that raises awareness of social issues and brings communities together for good. Entercom unites with its listeners and brands to support sound communities through several pillars of impact: children’s health, mental health and anti-bullying, veterans and service members, the environment, civic education, and diversity, equity and inclusion.
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.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S and the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news. Home to the nation’s most influential collection of podcasts, digital and broadcast content, and premium live experiences, Entercom engages over 170 million consumers each month. Available on every device in every major U.S. market, the company delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. Entercom’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. Learn more at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).