Entercom has announced the addition of Michelle Stevens to Classic Hits WCBS-FM 101.1 and Hot AC WNEW 102.7 FM in New York as Assistant Program Director, effective today.
“Michelle possesses valuable expertise in programming and talent development, and she will be a much-welcomed asset to our stations,” said Susan Larkin, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom New York. “She has a stellar track record for developing top-rated brands and we are looking forward to her contributions at two of New York’s most loved stations.”
“I am humbled and excited to join the extraordinary team at Entercom New York,” said Stevens. “My sincere gratitude to Pat Paxton [Chief Programming Officer, Entercom], Jeff Sottolano [Senior Vice President of Programming, Entercom], Susan Larkin, Jim Ryan [Senior Vice President of Programming, Entercom New York], and Mike Kaplan [Senior Vice President of Programming, Entercom, New York].”
Throughout her career, Stevens has guided more than 100 stations in over 20 markets, helping teams to achieve consistent top ratings and become market leading revenue producers. Prior to joining Entercom, Stevens served as Director of Brand Management for Connoisseur Media. She rose through the ranks at Nassau Broadcasting as Vice President, Senior Vice President and eventually Executive Vice President of Programming, where she oversaw all aspects of programming strategy, marketing and brand management, and helped create the federally trademarked franchise brand Frank FM in Portland, ME.
Stevens previously served on the Board of Directors and Chair of the New Jersey Builders Association Convention Committee and National Association of Broadcasters programming subcommittees. Stevens has been recognized as “Program Director of the Year” by Billboard, FMQB and Gavin.