Entercom Announces Return of Lynda Lopez to WCBS 880 in New York
PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 23, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., announced the return of Lynda Lopez to WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM) in New York, effective immediately. Lopez will be the midday news anchor and special projects reporter for the station.
“I’m happy to welcome Lynda back to our exceptional on-air WCBS 880 team,” said Susan Larkin, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom New York. “I am confident her breadth of experience and her skillset engaging audiences, as well as her established presence in this market, will enable her to thrive in this role and successfully keep New Yorkers informed daily.”
“I am so excited to be returning to WCBS 880 as the midday news anchor and to continue my broadcast career in this great city,” said Lopez. “WCBS 880 is New York’s trusted source for news and information and serves as a reliable home for its listeners, and I’m proud to once again be a part of it.”
The move marks Lopez’s second stint with WCBS 880, who previously served as news anchor and special correspondent for the station from 2009 to 2016. During that time, she covered the 2012 United States presidential election. The Emmy Award-winning journalist most recently served as a television and radio news anchor for ABC News and previously was an anchor and reporter for WCBS-TV, WNYW-TV and WWOR-TV in New York. She has also served as a contributor for Latina Magazine, Glamour and Glam Belleza Latina. Lopez will succeed longtime WCBS 880 news anchor Pat Farnack, who recently retired.
Listeners can tune in to WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM) 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 880 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 100 million people each week 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).