Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., announced the promotion of Emily Ward to General Sales Manager for Entercom Chattanooga, effective immediately. In this role, Ward will oversee sales efforts for 103.7 Kiss FM (WKXJ-FM), 98.1 The Lake (WLND-FM), Rock 105 (WRXR-FM), U.S. 101 (WUSY-FM) and Real 961 (WUSY-HD2).
“Emily has done a tremendous job leading the sales function for our portfolio of stations and their digital assets and she is very deserving of this expanded role,” said Nichole Hartman, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Chattanooga. “I anticipate even more success for her as she grows as General Sales Manager and am excited to watch her talents help take our stations to new heights.”
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to expand my sales career with our collection of top-rated radio stations,” said Ward. “Serving as Local Sales Manager and Digital Sales Manager has allowed me to build important working relationships with clients and I look forward to continuing to find innovative sales solutions for our brands.”
Ward joined Entercom in April 2018 as an Account Executive for Entercom Chattanooga. She was elevated to the market’s Local Sales Manager in July 2019 and assumed the additional role of Digital Sales Manager in September 2019. Prior to joining the company, she served as an account executive for Cox Media Group in Jacksonville, FL. Ward was named to Radio Ink’s “Radio’s 30 Under 30” list in 2019 and was a finalist for the publication’s 2018 Radio Wayne Award for Integrated/Digital Seller of the Year. She will report to Hartman.