Entercom Names Mike Kennedy Program Director and Operations Manager for 106.5 The Wolf and 99.7 The Point in Kansas City
PHILADELPHIA, PA – September 3, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., today announced Mike Kennedy as Program Director and Operations Manager for 106.5 The Wolf (WDAF-FM), Kansas City’s country station, and 99.7 The Point (KZPT-FM), Kansas City’s one and only hot AC station. Kennedy will assume both roles effective immediately.
“It’s fantastic to welcome a seasoned, celebrated and successful programmer like Mike Kennedy to the Entercom Kansas City team,” said Dave Alpert, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom Kansas City. “Mike is a natural winner and we are looking forward to him leading The Wolf and The Point to new levels of success.”
“106.5 The Wolf and 99.7 The Point deliver exceptional content to their listeners on a daily basis and I look forward to joining the team,” said Kennedy. “I’m especially excited to continue my career in my hometown.”
Kennedy has 30 years of broadcast experience in the Kansas City market, which includes programming and on-air roles for KBEQ-FM from 2002 to 2017, as well as a consultant role from 2017 to 2018. During that time, Kennedy also owned and operated KXBZ-FM in Manhattan, KS. He also served as Vice President of Programming in Kansas City for Wilks Broadcasting and Steel City Media from 2007 to 2017. Kennedy was inducted into the Kansas Association of Broadcasters Radio Hall of Fame in 2014.
106.5 The Wolf and 99.7 The Point are RADIO.COM stations. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the current leader in local sports coverage, currently has over 300 stations and more than 10,000 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.audacyinc.wpengine.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).