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November 30, 2021

Townsquare Media and Compass Media Networks Extend and Expand Syndication Partnership

Townsquare Media and Compass Media Networks announce a multi-year extension of their programming partnership.

The parties launched this partnership in 2014 with the goal of providing affiliates nationwide with innovative and original programming for the PM Drive and Evening dayparts that leveraged Townsquare Media’s leading digital assets. Today the syndicated offerings include:


Programs – (Format) – Cross Digital Partner

PopCrush Nights with Kayla Thomas (CHR) Popcrush.com

PopCrush Nights with Nicole Murray (HOT AC) Popcrush.com

Loudwire Nights (Rock) Loudwire.com

Taste of Country Nights (Country) TasteofCountry.com

The Night Shift with Craig Allen (Classic Hits)           

Ultimate Classic Rock with Joe Benson (Classic Rock) UltimateClassicRock.com

XXL Higher Level Radio (Hip-Hop) XXLmag.com

 “We are thrilled with the continued progress of this syndication partnership as witnessed by the continued growth in our affiliate base and audience levels,” said Erik Hellum, COO of Townsquare Media, Local Media.


Added Kurt Johnson, SVP of Content and Programming for Townsquare Media, “Over seven and a half years ago we announced this partnership with two shows. Now with seven shows, our industry-leading websites and radio brands deliver fresh daily entertainment across a spectrum of formats.  And we’re excited to be announcing additional digital and on-air extensions in the coming weeks.”


“In a very thoughtful and strategic way, we have built one of the largest daily entertainment platforms in national syndication,” said Peter Kosann, CEO of Compass Media Networks. “This is a testament to the quality of the programming and the commitment of our team.”

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