Entercom Unveils New Weekday Programming Lineup for Y98 in St. Louis
PHILADELPHIA, PA – February 21, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., announced a new weekday programming lineup for Y98 (KYKY-FM), St. Louis’ only hot adult contemporary station, effective immediately. The station’s morning show will relaunch as “The Wake Up with Jen & Tim,” hosted by Jen Myers and Tim Convy, with contributions from Kevin Berghoff and Lance Hildebrand. “The Wake Up with Jen & Tim” will air weekdays from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. CT.
In addition to the morning show, the station promoted Julie Tristan to host of the midday show. Tristan will be heard weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. On-air host Paul Cook will continue hosting Y98’s afternoon drive.
“From day one, Jen, Tim, Kevin and Lance have impressed me with their energy, passion and desire to learn and win, and they have elevated our morning show in a short time,” said Becky Domyan, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom St. Louis. “I’m equally excited about the addition of Julie Tristan to our weekday programming. She has an amazing track record of success in the market. She is an unstoppable talent, and her charitable contributions to the community have been tremendous as well. As the No. 1 creator of live and local audio content, our station aims to serve our community with content and information they rely on, and I’m looking forward to our revamped lineup driving the iconic Y98 to continued success.”
“I’m excited to continue my career in St. Louis, connecting with members of the community on a daily basis,” said Tristan. “I can’t wait to deliver upbeat content to our audience as they tune in during their workdays.”
Julie Tristan is an Emmy-nominated multimedia journalist who has nearly two decades of experience as an on-air personality in radio and television in St. Louis. She has also served as a professional photographer, writer and editor in both industries and founded her own video production company 8 Dogs Video. She also currently serves as a producer and announcer for “Spotlight STL” on KPLR-TV.
New Y98 weekday lineup is as follows.
|5:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.:||“The Wake Up with Jen & Tim”|
|10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.:||Julie Tristan|
|2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.:||Paul Cook|
|7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.:||“Y98 Music”|
Listeners can tune in to Y98 (KYKY-FM) in St. Louis 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.
Y98 is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the leader in local sports coverage, currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. 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).