Entercom Promotes Pat Paxton to President of Programming
January 22, 2014 Untitled Document
Entercom Communications Corp. announced today that Senior Vice President of Programming Pat Paxton has been promoted to President of Programming. Paxton has been with Entercom since 1999, first as Operations Manager for Star in Boston and then Entercom’s Director of AC and CHR programming. He was promoted to Entercom Senior Vice-President of Programming in 2001.
“Pat has played a vital role in Entercom’s growth and development over his 15 years with the company. He is an energizing leader, a terrific strategist and a deeply knowledgeable programmer. We are truly fortunate to have him on our team,” said Entercom President and CEO David Field.
“The past 15 years with Entercom have been tremendously rewarding, both personally and professionally. Our entire Entercom team has worked tirelessly to create one of today’s most admired media companies, which has not happened accidentally,” said Pat Paxton. “I am proud to have been part of this team and I look forward to continuing to help create the very best audio brands in the industry. Huge thanks to David Field for his vision and leadership that has allowed all of us at Entercom to thrive.”
A graduate of the University of South Dakota, Pat Paxton was the National Program Director for Nationwide Communications prior to working with Entercom Communications. His career in radio includes stints as Program Director for many stations across the country including WOMX in Orlando and KHMX in Houston. Pat also served as Weather anchor at KCAU-TV, ABC affiliate in Sioux City, Iowa and a consultant for Zapoleon Media Strategies, in Houston, TX.