Entercom Taps Andy Slater as Senior Vice President, Digital Sales, East Coast
PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 12, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content, today announced the addition of Andy Slater as Senior Vice President of Digital Sales, East Coast, effective immediately. In this role, Slater will lead East Coast sales for RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States, and continue to evangelize and create end-to-end digital audio solutions for brands across podcasting, streaming, web, mobile and connected devices. Slater will report into Ken Lagana, Executive Vice President of Digital Sales.
“Andy has a tremendous track record leading sales strategy across numerous digital platforms, most recently in podcasting,” said Ken Lagana, Executive Vice President of Digital Sales, Entercom. “His unique combination of experience in broadcast radio and digital will prove to be a major asset as we continue developing and expanding our position as leaders in the digital audio marketplace.”
“Considering my background in radio and, most recently, my experience in the podcast space I found this opportunity at Entercom to be a truly exciting one,” said Slater. “From broadcast radio to audio streaming to podcasting, I’m looking forward to bringing our end-to-end audio solutions to advertisers and agencies.”
Slater joins Entercom from Midroll Media, the ad sales division of Stitcher, a leading podcast platform, where he was most recently Regional Vice President of Sales, East. Slater was charged with overseeing the company’s East Coast sales team to increase revenue by monetizing over 250 leading podcasts and creating custom podcasts and features to represent client brands. In addition, Slater oversaw ad sales on the Stitcher app, a leading platform for consuming podcast content. Previous experience includes sales roles at Orbitz.com, Senior Director of Sales at Move Inc’s Realtor.com, and Senior Vice President of Sales at Theatermania.com. Slater’s over 25-year career also includes experience in radio, including National Sales Manager positions for now Entercom station WFAN, and WLIR-FM, WBAB-FM and WBLI-FM on Long Island, NY. He also previously served as Local Sales Manager for WQCD-FM and WAXQ-FM in New York.
Slater earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Louisiana State University and serves on the board of The Strand Center for the Arts, a 96-year-old non-profit arts organization and theater in Lakewood, NJ.
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).