PHILADELPHIA, PA – August 12, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., announced the launch of Battleground America, a daily podcast centered around the 2020 United States presidential election and American politics. Tara Servatius, morning show host for 106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM) in Greenville, will take a deep dive into the upcoming election and provide unparalleled insight through daily intel on American politics and culture. Battleground America will be available to listeners nationwide on RADIO.COM, a leading digital audio and content platform and the fastest growing digital audio platform in America, beginning August 17.
“With election season in full swing, we want to give our listeners a wide array of premier political content, supported by reliable insight and diverse opinions,” said Steve Sinicropi, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Greenville-Spartanburg. “Tara does a fantastic job captivating her audience through her daily morning show on 106.3 WORD, and we look forward to amplifying her voice across the country on RADIO.COM to spark healthy discussions surrounding the 2020 election.”
The podcast will premiere with Episode One: Trump’s Miracle Win. Will Lightning Strike Twice? Servatius will discuss her opinion about President Donald Trump’s first presidential win being a razor’s edge miracle and the probability of him being able to pull it off again as a result of the changing electoral math reshaping the nation. New episodes will be available every weekday.
“This election will be unlike any other and could change the way Americans live forever,” said Servatius. “I’m excited to share this afternoon snack with our local listeners who want their ‘Tara Show’ fix, as well as share my voice with those in other cities nationwide craving election talk radio as we rapidly approach November.”
Tara Servatius is an award-winning on-air personality and host of “The Tara Show” on 106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM) in Greenville, SC. She joined the station in 2014 after serving as an on-air host for WTMA in Charleston. She was awarded “Best News Talk Show” and “Best Overall Personality” by The South Carolina Broadcasters Association in 2018, and has received more than two dozen state and national journalism awards for column writing, news reporting and investigative reporting throughout her career. She is also a winner of the prestigious first place Green Eyeshade Award, a national recognition for column writing from The Society of Professional Journalists.
Battleground America will also be available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and everywhere podcasts are available.
RADIO.COM is an integrated digital platform where consumers discover and connect live with the Entercom portfolio of premium, curated content powered by over 230 highly rated, locally programmed radio stations and their websites. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the U.S., currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. RADIO.COM offers anytime, anywhere access through the RADIO.COM mobile app and website, and home and auto-connected devices including Amazon Echo, Amazon FireTV, Sonos, Roku, Google Home, Google Chromecast, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Apple Music, Siri, and Samsung Bixby.
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).