Entercom Welcomes Brian Shannon as Morning Show Co-Host for 92.3 KGON in Portland
PHILADELPHIA, PA – July 2, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., welcomed Brian Shannon as morning show co-host for 92.3 KGON (KGON-FM), Portland’s Only True Classic Rock Station and Iconic Lifestyle Brand. Shannon will join Terry Boyd on “Terry Boyd’s World,” weekdays from 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. PT, effective July 8.
“Brian’s outstanding comedic talents and timing will combine with Terry’s tremendous market equity to give Portland its most unique, entertaining and compelling morning show in years,” said Kim Martinez, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Portland. “The instant chemistry between Brian and Terry was astounding. The timing is right and the market is ready for someone who can add fuel to the fire that is ‘Terry Boyd’s World.’”
“I am incredibly excited to be going home to radio and to be working alongside one of Portland’s best, Terry Boyd,” said Shannon. “Radio is my happy place and I’m planning to be a part of this station and this city for a long time.”
Shannon is a well-seasoned radio veteran with over 30 years of experience. Prior to joining Entercom, Shannon served as an editor and anchor for News 92 FM in Houston. He held various on-air roles for KFNC in Houston, KEGL-FM in Dallas-Fort Worth and KLOL-FM (now Houston sister station Mega 101 FM), where he was a longtime member of the “Stevens & Pruett” show. On KEGL-FM, Shannon was producer and voice of co-host Eddie “The Boner Sanchez.”
Listeners can tune in to 92.3 KGON (KGON-FM) in Portland 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.
92.3 KGON is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the current leader in local sports coverage, has over 300 stations and 3,000 podcasts. 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).