Andrea Burtscher Adds Music Director Duties At KMLE
Entercom Country 107.9 KMLE Phoenix has announced that Andrea Burtscher will assume the role of Music Director at the station.
Burtscher will continue to serve as Marketing and Promotions Director for Entercom Phoenix, which includes Classic Hits 94.5 KOOL-FM and CHR “Live 101.5” KALV in addition to KMLE. She has held that role since 2013 after joining the cluster as a promotions assistant in 2008. She has also worked in promotions for WQYK Tampa and WKKO Toledo.
Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the U.S., today named Andrea Burtscher as Music Director of KMLE Country@107.9 (KMLE-FM) in Phoenix, effective immediately. The role is in addition to her current position as Marketing and Promotions Director for Entercom Phoenix, which also includes 94.5 KOOL FM (KOOL-FM) and Live 101.5 (KALV-FM).
“Country music is Andrea’s lifeblood and we are confident that she will thrive in this role as she continues to have her pulse on what Phoenix listeners want to hear,” said Dave Pugh, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Phoenix. “The decision to elevate her to Music Director was an easy one, and I couldn’t be more proud of how far she has come.”
“I’m excited to jump over to the programming world after being in promotions for over 12 years,” said Burtscher. “Thanks to Dave Pugh and Tim Richards [Program Director, Entercom Phoenix] for this amazing opportunity and for always believing in me. I look forward to pursuing my passion of Country music and serving Phoenix listeners by curating their favorite hits each and every day.”
Burtscher joined KMLE Country@107.9 in 2008 as a Promotions Assistant. She assumed the role of Marketing and Promotion Manager for the station in 2013. Prior to joining Entercom, she held various promotions roles for WQYK in Tampa, FL and WKKO in Toledo, OH.