Entercom Again Named One Of The Top 500 Technology Innovators Of 2012 By Information week
The Only Radio Broadcasting Company Named For the Second Consecutive Year
Bala Cynwyd, PA—Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) was once again named as one of the Top 500 Technology Innovators by InformationWeek. Entercom, the only radio broadcasting company named in the top 500, joined such innovative companies as AT&T, Microsoft, Pfzier, and the Dallas Cowboys. The full list and additional details about the InformationWeek 500 can be found at www.informationweek.com/500.
“For years Entercom has been a market leader in using technology to better connect our radio stations with our listeners and our clients. We are proud to be recognized by InformationWeek for the second consecutive year. It is a tribute to the entire Entercom organization and our commitment to invest in innovative technology that continues to deliver advertiser results,” said President and CEO David Field.
“The theme of this year’s InformationWeek 500 is digital business. It’s a movement rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social networking, and other customer‐focused technologies that are turning companies and industries on their ear,” said InformationWeek Editor-In-Chief Rob Preston. “Every enterprise is now a digital business—or needs to become one fast. The organizations in our ranking are leading the way.”
InformationWeek identifies and honors the nations most innovative users of information technology with its annual InformationWeek 500 listing and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices of some of the best‐known organizations in the country. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek 500 spotlights the power of innovation in information technology.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM), led by President and CEO David Field, is one of the largest radio broadcasting companies in the United States, with a nationwide portfolio of over 100 stations in 23 markets, including San Francisco, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Portland, Sacramento and Kansas City.
Known for developing unique and highly successful locally programmed stations, Entercom is home to some of radio’s most distinguished brands and compelling personalities. The company also is the radio broadcast partner of the Boston Red Sox, Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres, Kansas City Royals, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Pelicans, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders and San Jose Sharks.
Entercom focuses on creating effective multi-platform marketing solutions for its customers, incorporating the company’s audio, digital and experiential assets. Additionally, the company has a long-standing commitment to responsible corporate citizenship and environmental stewardship. Entercom stations play a vital, hands-on role in improving their communities, providing over $100 million in annual support for local charitable organizations.
The company’s radio stations have received numerous awards, including multiple Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in broadcast journalism as well as the National Association of Broadcasters’ (NAB) Marconi Award for excellence in radio broadcasting. In 2012 and again in 2013, Entercom was named one of the top 500 technology innovators in the United States by InformationWeek.
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