Month: September 2000


  • BLOWING UP THE PHONES FOR A COMPUTER

    Emmis Communications (NASDAQ: EMMS) WRKS/98.7 KISS FM presents the biggest Computer give-away ever! Every hour, every weekday from 6AM ’til Midnight another brand new ‘KISS Blue’ Apple iMac Computer is given away. Listeners are never more than 60 minutes away from winning a new Apple iMac Computer. “Listener response has been unbelievable and we have…

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  • EMMIS COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF SINCLAIR AND BONNEVILLE RADIO PROPERTIES

    Indianapolis – EMMIS Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: EMMS) today announced that it has completed its previously-announced acquisition from Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI) of six St. Louis radio stations for $220 million. Also announced today was the completion of EMMIS’ swap with Bonneville International Corporation of four EMMIS’ St. Louis properties – WKKX-FM and newly-acquired-from-Sinclair…

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  • EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS REPORTS RECORD SECOND QUARTER RESULTS

    Indianapolis – EMMIS Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: EMMS) today announced record revenues and cash flow for its fiscal quarter ending Aug. 31, 2000. For its second fiscal quarter, EMMIS’ ATCF grew to $27.6 million from $15.6 million, a 77% increase over the same quarter of the prior year. ATCF per share in the second quarter increased…

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  • EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS TAPS RANDY BONGARTEN TO LEAD EMMIS TELEVISION

    Indianapolis – EMMIS Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: EMMS) today announced the appointment of Randall Bongarten as President of EMMIS Television. “Randy’s 27 years of radio experience serves as an excellent base to lead EMMIS Television,” EMMIS Chairman and CEO Jeff Smulyan noted. “Not only does Randy know the EMMIS approach and culture, but he understands that…

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  • EMMIS BOARD ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND ON CONVERTIBLE PREFERRED STOCK

    Indianapolis – EMMIS Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: EMMS) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend for its 6.25% convertible preferred stock (NASDAQ: EMMSP), with a record date of Oct. 4, 2000, and a payable date of Oct. 15, 2000. The per share dividend for the quarter is $.78125. One share of preferred EMMIS…

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  • LOCAL MEDIA INTERNET VENTURE UNVEILED IN SAN FRANCISCO

    Leaders of the radio industry today announced the formation of an industry-wide and industry-owned Internet network that will revolutionize the radio industry’s relationship to the web. Media industry leaders Bonneville International Corporation, Corus Entertainment (NYSE: CJR), EMMIS Communications (NASDAQ: EMMS), Entercom Communications (NYSE: ETM) and Jefferson Pilot (NYSE: JP) will present the ‘radio industry solution…

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  • EMMIS TO PURCHASE DENVER’S KALC-FM FROM SALEM

    Indianapolis – EMMIS Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: EMMS) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Salem Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: SALM) to acquire radio station KALC-FM (‘Alice’) in Denver. “KALC presents an excellent opportunity for EMMIS because of its fit with our other Denver station, KXPK-FM,” noted EMMIS Chairman & CEO Jeff Smulyan. “We will…

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