PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 14, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., was honored by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with the 2019 Spotlight Award. The award recognized the fundraising efforts of country station U.S. 101 (WUSY-FM)’s annual “Heart Strings for Hope” event which has raised over $1 million for St. Jude over the course of a decade. U.S. 101 was honored at the charity’s annual “Volunteer Awards Dinner” in Memphis, TN on June 12.
“‘Heart Strings for Hope’ has become one of the most prestigious events in Chattanooga, TN,” said Nichole Hartman, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Chattanooga. “It holds a special place in the heart of our community and Chattanooga has proven year after year its support for the kids of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Along with our partners, Will Miller and the Miller Family Foundation, we’re truly honored to be the voice of such a fantastic and worthy cause. St. Jude won’t stop until no child dies from childhood cancer and neither will we.”
U.S. 101 has supported St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital since 1994 and has raised over $8 million through various initiatives. Annual events include the “St. Jude Rodeo,” “Country Cares for St. Jude Radiothon,” the “Tony O’Rear Bowl for Life Tournament” and the aforementioned “Heart Strings for Hope” event.
Listeners can tune in to U.S. 101 (WUSY-FM) in Chattanooga 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.
U.S. 101 is a RADIO.COM station. 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).