Entercom Marks Pride Month With CHANNEL Q Expansion to Six New Stations
Network Dedicated to Celebrating the LGBTQ+ Community and Allies Debuts in Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, and Washington D.C. and Adds Additional Dial in San Francisco
CHANNEL Q San Francisco and Washington D.C. to Host Pride Month Kick-Off Events
PHILADELPHIA, PA – June 3, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., announced today the expansion of LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network CHANNEL Q to Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, and Washington D.C., and an additional station in San Francisco. CHANNEL Q is the premiere LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and their allies. The network brings the latest in LGBTQ+ news and information, pop culture and new music to listeners on air in a total of 19 local markets and via the RADIO.COM app nationwide.
“The expansion of CHANNEL Q to six new stations is a significant step as we strive towards further inclusion throughout our country,” said Jeff Federman, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Southern California. “We are proud to expand our company’s efforts in providing a voice and representation to the LGBTQ+ community just in time for Pride celebrations nationwide.”
Listeners can now tune in to CHANNEL Q on the below stations:
Dallas-Fort Worth: ALT 103.7 HD3 (KVIL-FM)
Denver: Alice 105.9 HD2 (KALC-FM)
Kansas City: 96.5 The Buzz HD2 (KRBZ-FM)
San Diego: SUNNY 98.1 HD3 (KXSN-FM)
San Francisco: 1550 AM (KGMZ-AM)
Washington D.C.: 947 The Drive HD2 (WIAD-FM)
To kick off the launch of CHANNEL Q, the network will host live events in both coasts. In San Francisco, 1550 AM kicked off the festivities with “Drop the Subject” co-hosts and Bay Area residents Ally Johnson and Jarret Hill at Brewcade in the world-famous Castro District on June 2. The show will broadcast live from the 1550 AM studios on June 3 and 4 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. PT. CHANNEL Q is also available on Alice @ 97.3 HD2 (KLLC-FM) in San Francisco.
In Washington D.C, “Dumb Gay Politics + Everything Else,” hosted by Julie Goldman and Brandy Howard, will broadcast live all week from the Entercom streetside studio in the nation’s capital, including a special broadcast to kick off Pride Month on June 4 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET. The broadcast will also be streamed on RADIO.COM.
CHANNEL Q’s resident DJ Alex D. will represent CHANNEL Q and support Denver Pride by spinning music at two festival parties on June 15 and 16 from 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. MT.
CHANNEL Q is available nationwide on RADIO.COM, the exclusive digital home for all Entercom content across the company’s robust portfolio of 235 radio stations, the RADIO.COM app and on Entercom stations in 19 markets including 103.3 AMP HD2 (WODS-FM) in Boston, B96 HD2 (WBBM-FM) in Chicago, ALT 103.7 HD3 (KVIL-FM) in Dallas-Fort Worth, Alice 105.9 HD2 (KALC-FM) in Denver, HOT 93.7 HD2 (WZMX-FM) in Hartford; 95.7 The Spot HD2 (KKHH-FM) in Houston, 96.5 The Buzz HD2 (KRBZ-FM) in Kansas City, Mix 94.1 HD2 (KMXB-FM) in Las Vegas, AMP Radio 97.1 HD2 (KAMP-FM) in Los Angeles, Power 96 HD3 (WPOW-FM) in Miami, ALT 92.3 HD3 (WNYL-FM) in New York, 103.1 FM (KQPS-FM) in Palm Springs, Live 101.5 HD2 (KALV-FM) in Phoenix, 105.1 The Buzz HD2 (KRSK-FM) in Portland, ALT 94-7 HD2 (KKDO-FM) in Sacramento, SUNNY 98.1 HD3 (KXSN-FM) in San Diego, Alice @ 97.3 HD2 (KLLC-FM) and 1550 AM (KGMZ-AM) in San Francisco, and 103.3 FM, 107.7 The End HD2 (KNDD-FM) in Seattle and 947 The Drive HD2 (WIAD-FM) in Washington D.C. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
CHANNEL Q is 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).