Kramer Will Oversee Operations for all 121 Entercom Radio Stations
Bala Cynwyd, PA — Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) announced today that Weezie Kramer has been elevated to the newly created position of Station Group President. Kramer, who has served as a Regional President for Entercom since 2005, will oversee the operations of the company’s 121-station group.
In her new role, Kramer will oversee Entercom Regional Presidents Michael Doyle and Deborah Kane and chair the company’s operating committee. She will also continue to oversee a number of the company’s 23 markets and report to Entercom President and CEO David Field.
“For years, we have operated with three wonderfully talented regional presidents, but the time has come to align our station group under a single operational leader to drive stronger organizational cohesiveness and effectiveness. In elevating Weezie to this role, we will enhance our coordination and clarity and drive faster decision-making. She will continue to work closely with Deborah Kane and Michael Doyle, providing an outstanding leadership team for our markets,” said Entercom President and CEO David Field.
Field added, “Weezie is an extraordinarily talented and highly effective leader who is driven to excel. She is incredibly bright, dedicated, and innovative and has unimpeachable integrity and character. There is no question in my mind that in her new, elevated role, she will make us a stronger, more effective organization.”
Since 2000, Kramer has served as a member of Entercom’s operating committee and has been responsible for operations in ten Entercom markets (Boston, Seattle, Denver, Portland, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Providence, Springfield, Madison and Norfolk), as well as spearheading the company’s reinvention efforts, where she has focused on developing enhancements to drive the company’s future growth. Kramer is also a past chair of the RAB Board of Directors. She was the first woman to chair the RAB Board, and currently serves on the RAB Executive Committee.
“The great thing about loving what one does is that it is never work. So I am even more excited to take on this new responsibility and work with Michael, Deborah, and our teams in our continuous effort to improve the execution of plans,” said Entercom Station Group President Weezie Kramer. “Entercom is blessed with outstanding brands, personalities, digital assets, and people who work tirelessly to deliver great content and results to our fans and customers. Having the opportunity to lead this team will be fun.”
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM), led by President and CEO David Field, is one of the largest radio broadcasting companies in the United States, with a nationwide portfolio of over 100 stations in 23 markets, including San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Portland, Sacramento and Kansas City.
Known for developing unique and highly successful locally programmed stations, Entercom is home to some of radio’s most distinguished brands and compelling personalities. The company is also the radio broadcast partner of the Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, Kansas City Royals, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Hornets, Oakland Athletics and San Jose Sharks.
Entercom focuses on creating effective integrated marketing solutions for its customers that incorporate the company’s audio, digital and experiential assets. Additionally, the company has a long-standing commitment to responsible corporate citizenship and environmental stewardship. Entercom stations play a vital, hands-on role in improving their communities, providing over $100 million in annual support for local charitable organizations.
The company’s radio stations have received numerous awards, including multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in broadcast journalism as well as the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Marconi Award for excellence in radio broadcasting.