Month: March 2003


  • Woodward-Duncan to Step Down as Emmis-Indianapolis Market Manager

    Indianapolis…Chris Woodward-Duncan, a 20-year market and Emmis Communications veteran, has announced she will leave the company effective June 1, 2003. “After 20 years at Emmis in Indianapolis, I realized that, while I’m nowhere near ready to retire, there are other opportunities I want to pursue, including getting my float plane license,” Woodward-Duncan said. “It’s also…

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  • Emmis Names Kimerly Montour Vice President – News for Emmis Television

    Indianapolis…Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) today announced that Kimerly Montour has been hired to serve in the newly created position of Vice President – News for Emmis Television. Montour most recently operated Montour Communications, a media project and consulting business that for the last six months had been consulting with Emmis Television. Her previous experience…

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  • Emmis Announces 4th Quarter Earnings Date

    Indianapolis…Emmis Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: EMMS) today announced that the company will release 4th quarter earnings during a conference call at 9 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday, April 15, 2003. Emmis Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Jeff Smulyan and Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer Walter Berger will host the call. To access the conference call, please dial 1.630.395.0023. A…

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  • Emmis Completes Purchase of Second Station in Mobile-Pensacola, DMA #63

    Indianapolis…Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) today announced it has completed the previously announced purchase of WBPG-TV, the WB affiliate in Mobile/Pensacola, giving Emmis a second station in the nation’s #63 market. Emmis, which also owns WALA-TV (the Fox affiliate in Mobile/Pensacola), purchased the television station from Pegasus Communications Corporation for approximately $11.5 million. Emmis Television…

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  • Jimmy Steal Named Vice President of Programming for Emmis Radio

    Indianapolis..Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) today announced that Jimmy Steal, Regional Vice President of Programming for Emmis Radio, has been named Vice President of Programming-Emmis Radio, and will oversee local programming efforts at all of Emmisâ?? 21 domestic radio stations. “I’m glad I didn’t say ‘no’ when Val Maki wanted to hire a guy for…

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  • Emmis Signs Agreement to Purchase Controlling Interest in Six Austin Radio Stations

    Indianapolis…Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) today announced that the company has signed an agreement with Sinclair Telecable Inc. to purchase 50.1% of a six-station radio cluster in Austin, Texas for approximately $105 million. “We are always excited about running great radio stations in high growth markets. As home to the state capital, the University of…

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  • Selvaggi Named VP/GM of KSNT-TV in Topeka

    Indianapolis…Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) today announced the promotion of Ken Selvaggi, news and marketing director of WSAZ-TV in Huntington, West Virginia, to Vice President/General Manager of Topeka’s KSNT-TV. “Ken has distinguished himself as leader, helping to build WSAZ to the dominant market position in news and programming,” Randall Bongarten, President of Emmis Television, said.…

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  • Media Advisory

    Indianapolis…Jeff Smulyan, Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) Chairman and CEO, and Walter Berger, EVP/CFO, will be speaking at Bear Stearns 16th Annual Media, Entertainment & Information Conference. They will be presenting at 11:15 a.m. Eastern on Monday, March 3, 2003. You can listen LIVE by visiting the Emmis homepage, www.emmis.com.

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