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Entercom announced the appointment of Tim Herbster as Director of Music Programming and Brand Manager of B101.1 (WBEB-FM) and 98.1 WOGL (WOGL-FM) in Philadelphia, effective immediately.
“I am so excited to welcome Tim to our Philadelphia team,” said David Yadgaroff, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Philadelphia. “The combination of his vast experience, passion for creating great content and winning attitude will make such a positive impact on these iconic brands.”
“I’m thrilled to return to my home state of Pennsylvania and join the talented Entercom Philadelphia team,” said Herbster. “Having programmed and been on the air in Philadelphia earlier in my career, I know the listener engagement is like no other market.
The same passion that runs deep for their favorite sports teams can be found in their radio station selection as well. The WBEB, WOGL, and WTDY brands are not just radio stations, they are franchises. Serving and entertaining the Philadelphia community is in their DNA and comes out of the speakers between every song.
I'm also very excited to bring “Most Requested Live” back to the city where it was born – Saturday nights on 96.5 TDY. Thank you to David Yadgaroff, Jeff Sottolano and Pat Paxton for the confidence and opportunity to come home.”
Veteran personality and programmer Tim “Romeo” Herbster’s career in radio began as a DJ at the age of 15 in Pennsylvania and later led him to Nashville, Salt Lake City, Detroit, and New York City.
He started his programming journey in Paris in 2009, made his way to Philadelphia, back to New York, and then to Portland, Oregon, where he most recently served as the Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia’s Pacific Northwest region. He currently hosts the uniquely interactive radio show, “Most Requested Live with Romeo,” which can be heard on over 170 stations across North America.
J. White Did It, aka Anthony Jermaine White, is a Grammy-winning record producer and songwriter, well known for his collaborations with Cardi B, having produced her chart-topping singles “Bodak Yellow,” “I Like It” ft. J Balvin and Bad Bunny, and “Money.”
Most recently, J. White produced the single “Savage” by Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé, which reached No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and earned him two nominations for Record of the Year and Best Rap Song for the upcoming GRAMMY Awards®, which take place this week on March 14.
He also produced “A Lot” by 21 Savage featuring J. Cole, which earned J. White Did It a No. 12 spot on the Hot 100, as well as his first Grammy award in 2020 for Best Rap Song.
J. White said, “I’m very excited to work with Danielle Middleton and the rest of the Sony Music Publishing team – I look forward to working with such an iconic company.”
Sony Music Publishing Manager, A&R Danielle Middleton said, “J. White is a legend and I look forward to witnessing and being a part of his continued success in our industry.”
As one of the most sought-after producers in rap, J. White Did It’s music career skyrocketed after his first project with Cardi B, where he produced several of her most popular singles.
Since then, he has crafted hits including “Muwop” by Mulatto ft. Gucci Mane, “Big Booty” by Gucci Mane ft. Megan Thee Stallion and was the executive producer on Iggy Azalea’s album In My Defense and its lead single “Sally Walker.”
Among his many achievements, he was recently named a 2020 Variety Hitmaker and has won top honors from the Grammys, BET Awards and the American Music Awards. J. White Did It is managed by Chad Wes, Nic Warner and Lucas Keller for Milk & Honey.
WATCH LIVE: White House COVID-19 response team expected to announce guidelines for vaccinated people
Rhythmic. FM WATCH LIVE: White House COVID-19 response team expected to announce guidelines for vaccinated people – PBS NewsHour
Key Networks, a next generation syndication company serving the radio industry, and Bloomberg Radio, the leading provider of radio business news in the U.S., announce that Bloomberg will debut a special daily series, “A Year Like No Other” that examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed life and business in America.
“A Year Like No Other” will draw upon Bloomberg’s vast resources to provide radio listeners with daily glimpses of what has changed over the past year, how it has changed, and whether it will ever again be the same.
Every weekday beginning March 15, Bloomberg will take a look at a different industry or way of life that underwent a monumental change in the past year due to COVID-19.
From restaurants to supermarkets, from airline travel to working from home, the last 12 months have been a year like no other. The series will begin with a deep dive, spending 3-5 minutes exploring the year overall. Subsequent installments will run 60-seconds each. The special series is available to all Bloomberg Radio affiliates.
Topics to be covered in the series include:
– How restaurants pivoted to delivery
– Family fun centers get hit hard; rely on reservations to survive
– Small retailers increase their online presence
– Travel agencies struggle; now, they’re preparing for a surge
– Companies branch out from their core offerings
– Home shopping forever changed
– Unexpected demand disrupts the supply chain
– A push to make new outdoor spaces permanent
– The push for racial justice amid the pandemic boosts business for Black-owned enterprises
– How post-pandemic office life will look
– Sports betting wins
– Businesses ask for flexibility from their landlords
– Movie theaters pivot from new releases to private showings of “the classics”
– Newspapers accelerate the pivot to online-only
“The series will showcase the range of Bloomberg’s business journalism and our wide reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects,” said Al Mayers, Global Head of Bloomberg Television and Radio. “We look forward to bringing this new content marking the past year to our audience.”
Dennis Green, Chief Revenue Officer, Key Networks, noted: “Bloomberg’s news team has once again produced content for our affiliates that provides an in-depth look at a story that impacts listeners across the country. This is the type of service and information that Bloomberg affiliates receive 24/7, 365 that is second to none.”