01/13/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/13/2020 08:00
PHILADELPHIA, PA - January 13, 2020 - Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., announced that Bob Mackay has been named Senior Vice President and Market Manager for Entercom Austin, effective January 27. In this role, he will have oversight of Majic 95.5 (KKMJ-FM), Mix 94.7 (KAMX-FM), Talk Radio 1370 (KJCE-AM), and The New Hot 95.9 (KKMJ-HD3). Mackay was previously General Sales Manager for Entercom Houston.
'Bob has earned the trust and respect of his teams and clients alike and we are thrilled he is remaining at Entercom,' said Brian Purdy, Regional President, Entercom. 'As General Sales Manager he delivered outstanding results and we are excited for him to bring his energy and drive to Austin.'
'I am grateful for the support of Sarah Frazier [Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Houston] and Doug Abernethy [Regional President, Entercom] and am especially thankful that Brian Purdy [Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom Dallas] tapped me to work with the Entercom Austin team,' said Mackay. 'It can't get much better than to be promoted in the best media company and continue to live in the great state of Texas.'
Prior to joining Entercom, Mackay was President of Marsades Media which provides audio and digital marketing and sales solutions to clients that included Comcast and Entravision Media. His extensive radio industry career includes stints with Radio One Houston as Director of Sales, Cox Radio as General Sales Manager, Emmis Communications as Vice President and Director of Sales and Clear Channel. He currently serves as a board member of the Houston chapter for the American Advertising Federation and on the advisory board for the Black Chamber of Commerce.
Majic 95.5 (KKMJ-FM), Mix 94.7 (KAMX-FM), Talk Radio 1370 (KJCE-AM), and The New Hot 95.9 (KKMJ-HD3) are RADIO.COM stations. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the leader in local sports coverage, currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. 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).