PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 20, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., announced the addition of Michelle Stevens to WCBS-FM 101.1 (WCBS-FM) and NEW 102.7 FM (WNEW-FM) in New York as Assistant Program Director, effective today.
“Michelle possesses valuable expertise in programming and talent development, and she will be a much-welcomed asset to our stations,” said Susan Larkin, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom New York. “She has a stellar track record for developing top-rated brands and we are looking forward to her contributions at two of New York’s most loved stations.”
“I am humbled and excited to join the extraordinary team at Entercom New York,” said Stevens. “My sincere gratitude to Pat Paxton [Chief Programming Officer, Entercom], Jeff Sottolano [Senior Vice President of Programming, Entercom], Susan Larkin, Jim Ryan [Senior Vice President of Programming, Entercom New York], and Mike Kaplan [Senior Vice President of Programming, Entercom, New York].”
Throughout her career, Stevens has guided more than 100 stations in over 20 markets, helping teams to achieve consistent top ratings and become market leading revenue producers. Prior to joining Entercom, Stevens served as Director of Brand Management for Connoisseur Media. She rose through the ranks at Nassau Broadcasting as Vice President, Senior Vice President and eventually Executive Vice President of Programming, where she oversaw all aspects of programming strategy, marketing and brand management, and helped create the federally trademarked franchise brand Frank FM in Portland, ME.
Stevens previously served on the Board of Directors and Chair of the New Jersey Builders Association Convention Committee and National Association of Broadcasters programming subcommittees. Stevens has been recognized as “Program Director of the Year” by Billboard, FMQB and Gavin.
WCBS-FM 101.1 and NEW 102.7 FM are RADIO.COM stations. 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).