Entercom to Integrate RADIO.COM Local News Content on Google Assistant
PHILADELPHIA, PA – November 19, 2019 – Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content, today announced that it is bringing its unrivaled local news audio content to Your News Update, a smarter way to listen to the news hosted by the Google Assistant.
Through this partnership, local content from leading RADIO.COM news stations 1010 WINS (WINS-AM) and WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM) in New York, KNX 1070 News Radio (KNX-AM) in Los Angeles, WBBM Newsradio (WBBM-AM) in Chicago, Newsradio 1080 KRLD (KRLD-AM) in Dallas, WWJ News Radio 950 (WWJ-AM) in Detroit, KYW Newsradio (KYW-AM) in Philadelphia, KCBS All News (KCBS-AM) in San Francisco and News Radio 1120 KMOX (KMOX-AM) in St. Louis will be featured as part of the Your News Update platform. This follows the stations’ exclusive participation as part of the platform’s beta testing phase. Your News Update will showcase a mix of short news stories chosen in that moment based on users’ interests, location, history and preferences, as well as the top news stories from publishers from around the world including Associated Press, FOX News, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter and more.
“We are excited to be a partner with Google Assistant on the launch of the Your News Update platform,” said David Rosenbloom, Vice President, Corporate Business Development, Entercom. “We are the unrivaled #1 radio news platform with award-wining content, and the integration with Google Assistant will make it easier than ever for listeners to hear the premium audio content that they expect from us wherever and whenever they want it.”
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).