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Entercom Names Hartford SVP, Announces Other Programming Appointments

Appoints Cook in Baltimore, Toni-Marie in Portland and Acevedo in Denver

Entercom has named Stephanie Perl as the new senior vice president and market manager for its Hartford, Conn., cluster. The broadcaster also appointed Tom Cook to the role of director of music programming in Baltimore. In other programming news, Entercom named Toni-Marie assistant PD for KWJJ(FM) in Portland, Ore., and tapped Toshamakia Acevedo as music director for KQKS(FM) in Denver.

Effective Aug. 6, Perl will oversee WTIC(AM/FM), WZMX(FM) and WRCH(FM).

She previously was a local TV sales manager for Tribune Broadcasting’s WTIC and WCCT, the Hartford Fox and CW affiliates. Perl helped to establish the new broadcast location in New Haven and secured several exclusive strategic partnerships that participated in cross-media integration with Tribune Media.

Prior to that, Perl spent 17 years at CBS Radio Hartford, rising from an account executive to a general sales manager. She was responsible for the combined sales assets of WTIC, WZMX and WRCH along with also holding positions like director of strategic development managing nontraditional revenue and was the point person for CBS Interactive and EcoMedia Division.

In his new role in Baltimore, Tom Cook will oversee programming on WLIF(FM) and WWMX(FM). Prior to joining Entercom, he was the Michigan regional operations manager for Townsquare Media, where he oversaw programming for 23 stations in five markets. He also held ops manager and brand manager roles, as well as on-air and programming positions at Clear Channel Communications/iHeartMedia.

Toni-Marie will also host the midday drive from 10 a.m.–3 p.m. (PT) in Portland, Ore. Prior to joining Entercom, Toni-Marie worked for Buck Owens Production Co., holding the roles of music director and on-air host at KUZZ and KRJK(FM) in Bakersfield, Calif. She previously also held assistant PD and music director positions at KWNR in Las Vegas.

Acevedo succeeds assistant program director, music director and afternoon drive host Michael Buhrman, who recently transitioned to Entercom’s KSFM(FM) in Sacramento as PD and afternoon drive host. In addition to her new role, Acevedo will also host the station’s afternoon drive from 3–7 p.m. (MT).

Acevedo was previously an on-air personality for sister station WJMH(FM) in Greensboro, N.C. She started her career in 2001 at WZMX(FM) in Hartford, Conn., as an on-air personality. Prior to joining Entercom, she held on-air roles at SiriusXM Radio and Radio One’s WRNB in Philadelphia.

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