Entercom Announces Race Taylor to Join WCBS-FM 101.1 in New York
PHILADELPHIA, PA – July 9, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., today announced that Race Taylor will be joining WCBS-FM 101.1 (WCBS-FM), New York’s only greatest hit station. Taylor will join the classic hits station as the midday on-air host from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, effective July 22.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Race to WCBS-FM and to reunite him with some of our most legendary on-air personalities,” said Susan Larkin, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom New York. “We are thrilled to offer former WPLJ fans a new place to call home at our station and to offer Race’s loyal listeners more of the absolute best on-air listening experience for which we are known.”
“Pinch me. I am beyond ecstatic for the support I’ve received from Jim Ryan [Senior Vice President of Programming, Entercom New York] and Susan Larkin,” said Taylor. “To say I’m a lucky guy to walk into one of the greatest radio stations ever is an understatement. There are some two million PLJ fans looking for a station to call home and I’d love for them to join me at WCBS-FM. I’m ready to rock. Scott Shannon, I’ve missed you brother.”
Race Taylor is a radio veteran, spending nearly 20 years on air at the recently shuttered 95.5 WPLJ New York, and hosted part of the final 48 hours and sign off on May 31, 2019. Currently, Taylor is the billboard voice for ABC-TV’s prime-time, daytime, and late-night programming.
Listeners can tune in WCBS-FM 101.1 (WCBS-FM) in New York 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.
WCBS-FM 101.1 is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the current leader in local sports coverage, has over 300 stations and 3,000 podcasts. 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).