Entercom Earns Fifteen 2019 South Carolina Broadcasters Association Radio Awards

GREENVILLE, SC – August 20, 2019 – Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, has been honored with fifteen South Carolina Broadcasters Association (SCBA) awards, including eight State Television and Radio (STAR) Awards and seven Awards of Merit. The awards were presented at the SCBA’s STAR Awards Ceremony at the Columbia Conference Center in Columbia, SC on Saturday, August 17.

ESPN Upstate (WYRD-AM), 93.3 The Planet (WTPT-FM), Classic Rock 101.1 (WROQ-FM), 106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM), and Magic 98.9 (WSPA-FM) each received first place in eight categories.

“I’m very proud of our team for being recognized as the best in so many categories. Taking home awards for so many audio awards including commercial production, promo production, and PSA production, speaks to the quality of audio content our live local team creates for our listeners and sponsors,” says Steve Sinicropi, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Greenville. “Being recognized as having the best news talk show, sports talk show, and public service campaign demonstrates the value that live, local radio has for the market we serve.”


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List of Entercom winners below.

Production Commercial: Radio Large Market
STAR Award
ESPN Upstate (WYRD-AM)
“Upstate Craft Beer Passport”

Production Promo- Radio Large Market
STAR Award
93.3 The Planet (WTPT-FM)
“Numerous Nuptials”

Production PSA- Radio- Large Market
STAR Award
Classic Rock 101.1 (WROQ-FM)
“Rock N Roll Up Your Sleeve Blood Drive”

Production Multi-Spot Campaign- Radio Large Market
STAR Award
ESPN Upstate (WYRD-AM)
“Upstate Craft Beer Passport”

Radio Morning Show Broadcast Personality or Team
STAR Award
106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM)
“Tara Servatius”

Best Sports Show/ Sports Talk Show- Radio
STAR AWARD
ESPN Upstate (WYRD-AM)
“Offsides with Marc Ryan”

Best News Talk Show – Radio
STAR Award
106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM)
“Tara Servatius”

Richard M. Uray Service Project of the Year- Radio
STAR Award
Magic 98.9 (WSPA-FM)
“Wet Nose Wednesday”

Entercom was also recognized with Awards of Merit in seven categories.

Production Promo- Radio Large Market
Award of Merit
Classic Rock 101.1 (WROQ-FM)
“5 @ 5”

Production Multi-Spot Campaign- Radio Large Market
Award of Merit
Classic Rock 101.1 (WROQ-FM)
“Madworld”

Radio Show of the Year
Award of Merit
106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM)
“The Vince Coakley Radio Program”

Radio Morning Show Broadcast Personality or Team
Award of Merit
B93.7 (WFBC-FM)
“Hawk N Tom Morning Show”

Best Use of Digital Platforms- Radio
Award of Merit
Magic 98.9 (WSPA-FM)
“In-Labor Day Weekend”

Best Sports Show/ Sports Talk Show- Radio
Award of Merit
ESPN Upstate (WYRD-AM)
“Straight Up With Sturg”
Best Public Affairs Program- Radio
Award of Merit
ESPN Upstate (WYRD-AM)
“Focus On The Upstate”

ESPN Upstate (WYRD-AM), 93.3 The Planet (WTPT-FM), Classic Rock 101.1 (WROQ-FM), 106.3 WORD (WYRD-FM), and Magic 98.9 (WSPA-FM) are RADIO.com stations. RADIO.com is a part of Entercom, a leading American media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the country

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.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).