PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 25, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., today announced content distribution partnerships with Alpha Media and Salem Media Group. As part of the agreements, RADIO.COM, the fastest-growing digital audio app in the U.S., will launch live channels for all Alpha Media and Salem Media Group radio stations nationwide, and will add premium on-demand audio and podcasts from both companies in the coming weeks. This announcement builds on RADIO.COM’s existing content distribution agreements with CNN, Bloomberg Media, Cox Media Group and Bonneville.
“We are pleased to welcome Alpha Media and Salem Media Group to the RADIO.COM platform as we continue to expand our content offerings to super serve our audience,” said J.D. Crowley, Chief Digital Officer, Entercom. “These partnerships further position RADIO.COM as the premiere destination for live and on-demand audio news, entertainment, music and sports content in markets all across the U.S.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Entercom to expand the distribution and engagement opportunities for our brands with the RADIO.COM platform,” said Bob Proffitt, Chief Executive Officer, Alpha Media. “This makes our content even more accessible to our fans and allows us to further serve our listeners and our communities.”
“Making sure our listeners have access to our content anywhere they want, anytime they want is paramount to our success,” said David Santrella, President of Broadcast, Salem Media Group. “We are thrilled to now provide that access through RADIO.COM.”
Alpha Media content to be available on RADIO.COM includes livestream broadcasts from 183 stations in 12 markets. Salem Media Group content to be available on the digital platform includes livestreams from their portfolio of 115 radio stations, including 73 stations in the nation’s top 25 markets and 25 stations in the top 10, and over 700 podcasts. Salem Media Group will also partner with RADIO.COM to reach listeners directly and share information about local events, programming and promotions from their portfolio of stations.
RADIO.COM is an integrated digital platform where consumers discover and connect live with the Entercom portfolio of premium, curated content powered by over 235 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, and many more. 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).