Here’s How Entercom’s Boston Spins May Play

Clark Smidt

With prognostications already out there regarding how Entercom may divest the stations it needs to in six markets so it may complete its blockbuster tax-free merger with CBS Radio, all eyes are on Boston for more reasons than New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady and top Democratic Sen. Ed Markey.

Entercom needs to shed a pair of FM stations in Boston. Clark Smidt, a New England broadcast media expert and advisor to stations across the region, has narrowed the possible stations Entercom will spin down to three.

He also believes a major publicly traded operator with a big events arm is in contention for the stations.

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