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Press Communications’ 107.1 The Boss (WWZY) launches inaugural charity event

This December, Press Communications’ 107.1 The Boss (WWZY) launched its inaugural Radiothon and Mistletoe Rock event to benefit the Jersey Shore charity, The Michael Girard Puharic Memorial Fund, Inc, better known as "Michael’s Feat."

Michaels Feat is a local non-profit organization dedicated to providing comfort and easing the burden for parents caring for seriously ill newborns. They work directly with the NIC-U units at local hospitals to connect with affected families and supply material goods and financial support allowing those families to focus on what is important – caring for their child. The charity was founded and is managed by Dana and Adam Puharic.

The fundraising and awareness campaign kicked off with a day-long live broadcast radiothon from the Freehold Raceway Mall and culminated with Mistletoe Rock, a live event and concert at Bar Anticipation featuring a live performance by The Nerds. This multi-media venture included live and recorded announcements on both terrestrial and stream, interviews, social media, eblasts, paid digital, electronic signage, website exposure, text to donate, and more.

The campaign was a tremendous success in not only raising much needed funds for the organization, but also in driving towards the goal of making Michael’s Feat a household name at the Jersey Shore!

Entercom NY gains WNSH as part of its six-station swap with Cumulus announced in February and expected to close later this year. WNSH acquired the talents of Kelly Ford, who left the Westwood One-syndicated morning show, previously known as "Ty, Kelly and Chuck." Ford began her local NY morning show a week before the Cumulus-Entercom deal was announced. Entercom’s WCBS 880, WCBS-AM, is the new flagship Radio home of the New York Mets. The agreement includes all regular season, spring training and postseason games, along with pregame and postgame coverage. WABC Radio, New York, announced it has debuted afternoon talk radio show, Curtis and Juliet, a three-hour weekday program featuring Curtis Sliwa and journalist, former Fox News Channel Host, Juliet Huddy. Curtis and Juliet airs Monday – Friday, 12 Noon-3:00pm EST on 77 WABC Radio. As part of the partnership extension, ESPN New York 98.7FM will broadcast the live games, in addition to full pre-game and post-game coverage for both teams throughout the season. All Knicks and Rangers audio content will once again be available to stream live on ESPNNewYork.com and the ESPN app. Entercom’s WNEW, New 102.7 FM, New York, former crosstown WPLJ, NY, wakeup team member John Mingione joined Karen Carson in the Morning’s hosted by Carson and producer "Intern Anthony" Malerba.