BALA CYNWYD, PA – Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) announced today that Joel Hollander has joined its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Hollander served as President and CEO of CBS Radio from 2002 to 2007 and as Chairman and CEO of Westwood One from 1997-2002. He helped found the world’s first 24-hour all-sports radio station, New York’s WFAN, in 1987. Hollander currently serves as President and CEO of 264 Echo Place Partners.
“We are delighted to have Joel Hollander join Entercom’s Board of Directors,” said Entercom President and CEO David J. Field. “Joel’s unique background, intellect and expertise make him an ideal addition to our board.”
“I look forward to serving Entercom’s shareholders and helping grow their unique and powerful set of assets,” said Hollander. “This is an exciting time for radio, and Entercom is strongly positioned to succeed going forward.”
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 also is the radio broadcast partner of the Boston Red Sox, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, Kansas City Royals, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Pelicans, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders and San Jose Sharks.
Entercom focuses on creating effective multi-platform marketing solutions for its customers, incorporating 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. In 2012 and again in 2013, Entercom was named one of the top 500 technology innovators in the United States by InformationWeek.