PHILADELPHIA, PA – April 22, 2020 – Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content, is proud to bring “Jersey 4 Jersey,” a one-night fundraiser in support of the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF), to its stations in the tri-state area and Philadelphia on April 22 at 7:00 p.m. ET. 1010 WINS (WINS-AM), WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM), WFAN 101.9 FM/660 AM (WFAN-AM/FM), WCBS FM-101.1 (WCBS-FM), New York’s Country 94.7 (WNSH-FM) and ALT 92.3 (WNYL-FM) in New York, and KYW Newsradio (KYW-AM), B101.1 (WBEB-FM), 98.1 WOGL (WOGL-FM) and 96.5 TDY (WTDY-FM) in Philadelphia, and their respective digital streams on RADIO.COM and the RADIO.COM app, will broadcast the star-studded benefit show. The initiative is part of the companywide Stay Connected campaign which aligns its crisis efforts in producing impactful and compelling content, promotions and partnerships to support local communities.
“Jersey 4 Jersey” will feature some of the state’s biggest celebrities live from their homes to fight the medical, social and economic impact of COVID-19 on its most vulnerable communities. Guests will include New Jersey natives Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi, comedian Jon Stewart, actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg, actor and comedian Chris Rock, New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley, singer Tony Bennett, actor Danny DeVito, singer Halsey, comedian and actress Chelsea Handler, singer Charlie Puth, television personality Kelly Ripa, singer SZA and more.
“The tri-state area has been heavily affected by COVID-19 and throughout this crisis, listeners have been relying on our stations to keep them informed and entertained,” said Susan Larkin, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom New York. “Radio is a lifeline for the community and we are looking forward to leveraging our reach to help those in need.”
“Helping our communities stay connected has never been more important and we’re proud to bring the scale of our platform to help support NJPRF’s selfless mission,” said David Yadgaroff, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Philadelphia. “We look forward to sharing a night of inspiration, hope and connection with our listeners.”
NJPRF supports New Jersey organizations providing essential services and aids those on the front line of the pandemic. NJPRF exists to meet four critical challenges in the face of the COVID-19 crisis: stop the spread, support the healthcare community, provide help for the vulnerable, and rebuild our communities. All proceeds from “Jersey 4 Jersey” go directly to the NJPRF and help in the battle against the pandemic’s impact on New Jersey.
For more information, or to donate, please visit www.NJPRF.org
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