Entercom Raises Over $360,000 for Texas Children’s Hospital During Inaugural “La Grande Radiothon”

First Ever Radiothon to Benefit Hospital Network and Pediatric Medical Attention for Children in the Community

PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 9, 2020 – Entercom raised over $360,000 for pediatric medical attention for local Texas Children’s Hospital patients during La Grande 107.5 FM’s (KMVK-FM) inaugural “La Grande Radiothon” in Dallas-Fort Worth.

“The results of this first annual event are a nod to the strength of our brand in the Hispanic community, reaffirming that our La Grande talent are relied upon as a trusted voice and a familiar friend in the market,” said Brian Purdy, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom Dallas. “I’m proud of our station’s efforts and the support from our listeners to ensure our inaugural radiothon was a success.”

The “La Grande Radiothon” was broadcast live from the La Grande 107.5 studios from 6:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. CT on Thursday, December 3 and Friday, December 4. Programming featured interviews and stories from families who have benefitted from Texas Children’s Hospitals.

Texas Children’s Hospital is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women by leading in patient care, education and research.

Entercom is committed to supporting the health and success of the communities that are the heart of its business. “La Grande Radiothon” is a part of Entercom Serves, the Company’s social impact platform that raises awareness of social issues and brings communities together for good. Entercom unites with its listeners and brands to support sound communities through several pillars of impact: children’s health, mental health and anti-bullying, veterans and service members, the environment, civic education, and diversity, equity and inclusion.

Listeners can tune in to La Grande 107.5 FM (KMVK-FM) in Dallas 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.

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About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S and the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news. Home to the nation’s most influential collection of podcasts, digital and broadcast content, and premium live experiences, Entercom engages over 170 million consumers each month. Available on every device in every major U.S. market, the company delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. Entercom’s robust portfolio of assets and integrated solutions offer advertisers today’s most engaged audiences through targeted reach, brand amplification and local activation—all at national scale. Learn more at www.audacyinc.wpengine.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).


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