Entercom radio giant rebrands as Audacy, bullish on podcasting, sports bets

PHILADELPHIA — Aiming to become a bigger player in podcasts and sports betting, Philadelphia-based radio giant Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) on Tuesday changed its brand name to Audacy, effective immediately. The No. 2 radio station owner in the country has over the past several years spent tens of millions of dollars buying podcasting companies and originating audio series, said company head David Field. “Our name no longer fits,” Field said in an interview. “Entercom reflected radio only. We’ve outgrown it. It’s broader than that, and it also didn’t fit our aspirations.” Audacy i…

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