Entercom and NBC Enter Into Multiplatform Content Distribution Agreement in Philadelphia
KYW Newsradio and NBC10 Join Forces to Create the Region’s Largest and Most Experienced Broadcast News and Weather Team
PHILADELPHIA, PA – February 10, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., announced a multiplatform content distribution partnership with NBC across all broadcast channels, websites and social media platforms. As part of the agreement, KYW Newsradio (KYW-AM), Philadelphia’s destination for up-to-the minute breaking news, traffic, weather, sports, money and lifestyle coverage, NBC10 Philadelphia (WCAU) and Telemundo62 (WWSI) will work together to better serve the community via improved access and coverage of live, local breaking news, general news, weather, sports, politics and entertainment in both English and Spanish languages.
“We’re thrilled that the region’s most experienced and innovative radio team is joining forces with the most forward-thinking team in local television,” said David Yadgaroff, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Philadelphia. “This strategic partnership will provide the Philadelphia area with the most immediate, accurate, and compelling news, weather, traffic, and entertainment reports.”
“NBC10 and Telemundo62 are thrilled to partner with Entercom to provide our audience with the most comprehensive news, weather and sports coverage across the Greater Philadelphia region,” said Ric Harris, President and General Manager, NBC10 and Telemundo62. “This powerful, new partnership guarantees the largest number of reporters, photographers, and news gathering technology covering more local news than any other broadcast organization in our area.”
Content from the partnership will also be shared across Entercom Philadelphia sister stations 96.5 TDY (WTDY-FM), 98.1 WOGL (WOGL-FM), Talk Radio 1210 WPHT (WPHT-AM), B101.1 (WBEB-FM) and SportsRadio 94WIP (WIP-FM), as well as station websites and social media channels.
Listeners can tune in to KYW Newsradio (KYW-AM) in Philadelphia on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
KYW Newsradio is a RADIO.COM station. 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.audacyinc.wpengine.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).
About NBC10 Philadelphia / WCAU
Owned by NBCUniversal, NBC10 Philadelphia has been delivering local news, information and weather for more than 60 years, serving nearly six million viewers throughout Greater Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley, South Jersey and Delaware. Viewers turn to NBC10 for the most up-to-date breaking news and weather on a variety of platforms, including online at nbc10.com and via mobile and social platforms. NBC10 produces more than 41 hours of local news programming per week. COZI TV, the station’s multicast network, offers a full schedule of America’s most beloved and iconic television series and hit movies as well as local programming. COZI TV can be seen on Comcast channel 248, Verizon channel 460, RCN channel 28 and over-the-air on digital 10.2.
About Telemundo62 Philadelphia / WWSI
Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo62 / WWSI is NBC’s Owned Television Stations local station serving Spanish-speaking viewers throughout the Greater Philadelphia area, including 18 counties across Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware. Telemundo62 viewers start their mornings with Primera Edición, an hour-long, local Spanish-language newscast airing weekdays at 6 a.m. and continue to receive the latest in local news and weather information during Al Mediodía, a 30 minute newscast airing weekdays at 12 p.m. Noticiero Telemundo62 is a locally produced, live Spanish-language newscast, airing weekdays at 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Viewers turn to Noticiero Telemundo62 for local news, weather, sports and community coverage on-air and on the Telemundo62 app. Telemundo62 produces 18 hours of local, Spanish language news programming per week. For more information, visit Telemundo62.com