Entercom Wins Four 2019 Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association Contest Awards

WBBM Newsradio 780 AM and 105.9 FM Named “Outstanding News Operation”

PHILADELPHIA, PA – April 28, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., proudly announced that WBBM Newsradio 780 AM and 105.9 FM (WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM) in Chicago was honored with four 2019 Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association (APBA) Contest awards, which recognizes important journalism in the state. Recipients were revealed during a Facebook Live event by the Illinois News Broadcasters Association.

Full list of Entercom winners below.

Radio I/Metro Radio  

Outstanding News Operation

WBBM Newsradio 780 AM and 105.9 FM (WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM)
Chicago, IL

Best Spot News
First Place
WBBM Newsradio 780 AM and 105.9 FM (WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM)
Chicago, IL
“Chicago Public School Teachers Strike”

Best Sports Report
First Place
WBBM Newsradio 780 AM and 105.9 FM (WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM)
Chicago, IL
“69 Cubs”

Best Newscast
First Place
WBBM Newsradio 780 AM and 105.9 FM (WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM)
Chicago, IL

All 2019 APBA Contest honorees 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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