Entercom Appoints Kevin Cassidy As New Orleans SVP/Market Manager
Entercom has appointed Kevin Cassidy as their new SVP/Market Manager for its operations in New Orleans.
Cassidy comes to New Orleans from Dallas where he currently serves as General Sales Manager for Classic Hits 98.7 KLUV, Variety Hits “100.3 Jack-FM” KJKK, and Alternative “Alt 103.7” KVIL. He previously served as President of D&R National Radio Sales and VP/Director of Sales for iHeartMedia Dallas. Hew will oversee a cluster of News/Talk 870 WWL/105.3 WWL-FM, Classic Rock “95.7 The Bayou” WKBU, CHR “B97” 97.1 WEZB, AC “Magic 101.9” WLMG, and Urban AC “Hot 92.9” 1350 WWWL/92.9 W225CZ.
Cassidy succeeds Chris Wegmann, who came out of retirement to serve as Market Manager in August 2017.
Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, today announced Kevin Cassidy as Senior Vice President and Market Manager for Entercom New Orleans, effective November 14. Cassidy will oversee WWL (WWL-AM/FM), home of the New Orleans Saints and Louisiana State University, B97 (WEZB-FM), Bayou 95.7 (WKBU-FM), Magic 101.9 (WLMG-FM) and The New Hot 92.9 FM (WWWL-AM). Cassidy most recently served as General Sales Manager for Entercom Dallas.
“We are excited to have Kevin take on the role of Market Manager in New Orleans,” said Brian Purdy, Regional President, Entercom. “Kevin’s vast industry experience, audio and marketing innovation, paired with outstanding leadership qualities will help raise the bar for our team in NOLA.”
“I am excited to start the next chapter of my career overseeing this strong portfolio of stations in New Orleans,” said Cassidy. “I relish this opportunity to work with the team and I look forward to leading our stations to anticipated growth in this market.”
Cassidy is a radio industry veteran with over 30 years of experience, and previously served as President of D&R National Radio Sales and Vice President and Director of Sales for iHeart Radio in Dallas. Most recently, Cassidy oversaw sales efforts for 98.7 K-LUV (KLUV-FM), 100.3 Jack FM (KJKK-FM) and ALT 103.7 (KVIL-FM) at Entercom Dallas.