PHILADELPHIA, PA – April 22, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., held approximately 50 Earth Day volunteer events nationwide, engaging more than 3,000 volunteers across the company as part of its 1Thing Sustainability Initiative. The program marks the largest coordinated Earth Day volunteer initiative the company has ever conducted.
“Entercom has a long-standing commitment to sustainability and helping the environment. Our 1Thing program has been a cornerstone of our work to be a socially responsible corporate citizen, making the world a better place,” said David Field, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Entercom. “Today, more than 3,000 members of the Entercom team will be leaving the office and heading out to work on projects all across the country in every market we serve.”
Entercom volunteers participated in local environmental service projects that made a positive impact on their communities and the planet. Projects including tree planting, park and waterway cleanups, recycling projects and habitat restoration, among others.
The company’s largest volunteer event was held in Philadelphia, where more than 150 Entercom representatives, including senior executives and local on-air personalities, spruced up historic Lemon Hill with the Fairmount Park Conservancy in time for the park’s busy season. Other local partnerships include the Hudson Square Business Improvement District in New York City, Potomac Conservancy in Washington, D.C., Friends of Big Marsh & Neighbor Space in Chicago, Massachusetts Department of Parks and Recreation in Boston, Friends of the L.A. River in Los Angeles and the City of Fort Lauderdale.
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).