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Entercom Taps Hanlon to Lead New Charlotte Stations

He will oversee WFNZ(AM), WLNK(FM) and WBT(AM/FM)

Entercom Communications has named Matt Hanlon as vice president and market manager for newly formed Entercom Charlotte, N.C. The company recently announced the acquisition of four radio stations in the market: WFNZ(AM), WLNK(FM) and WBT(AM/FM).

Hanlon has served as president of Citadel Broadcasting, managing the Midwest region of 85 radio stations across 14 markets. While there he launched both a sports network and a news network. He began his career in broadcasting as a media buyer for Backer & Spielvogel, then became vice president of stations at Katz Media Group and vice president, director of sales at AM/FM.

“Matt has terrific experience in news, talk, sports, syndication, working with big personalities and making a difference in the community, all of which make him a great fit for Charlotte and these iconic brands,” said Chief Operations Officer Weezie Kramer.

Entercom Communications Corp. is the fourth-largest radio broadcasting company in the U.S., with 124 stations in 27 top markets across the country.