Adweek: Talk about your move to Entercom Sports.
Mike Dee: Entercom chief executive David Field initially reached out to me. He and I have known one another for about 15 years dating back to my time with the Boston Red Sox [as chief operating officer] and their relationship with WEEI [sports radio in Boston], an Entercom station. I think Entercom’s acquisition of CBS Radio and its vast portfolio of sports stations made it clear to David that he needed someone to oversee these relationships on a daily basis. I’m here to help make Entercom best in class in working with our partners and enable us to aggregate the blue-chip properties we have across the country, and obtain incremental value in the form of national advertising and partnerships that I think had not been previously pursued because legacy Entercom never had the scale the new Entercom will, hopefully beginning later this year after we receive regulatory approval.
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