Month: August 2006


  • Q101 ANNOUNCES NEW MORNING SHOW,TO DEBUT MONDAY, SEPT. 18

    CHICAGO — Monday, Sept. 18, something entirely new is hitting the radio airwaves when Q101 (WKQX 101.1FM) launches its new morning show, combining news, entertainment, opinion and humor, with a uniquely Chicago flavor. The program, airing 5:30 to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday, will feature an ensemble of talented on-air personalities providing humorous takes on…

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  • Emmis Completes Sale of WB 18 in Orlando

    Indianapolis…Emmis Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: EMMS) today announced that the Company has completed the sale of WKCF-TV (WB 18) to Hearst-Argyle Television for $217.5 million. The Company expects to use the net proceeds of the sale, approximately $206 million, to repay outstanding indebtedness. Emmis, which announced the transaction May 8, continues to own 50 percent of…

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  • Patrick Walsh Named Emmis CFO

    Indianapolis…Emmis Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: EMMS) today announced that Patrick Walsh has been named Chief Financial Officer of the company. Walsh, 39, comes to Emmis from iBiquity Digital Corporation, the developer and licenser of HD Radio technology, where he has served as CFO and Senior Vice President since 2002. Walsh begins his new position with Emmis…

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  • EMMIS COMMUNICATIONS AND DEES ENTERTAINMENT LAUNCH NEW LOS ANGELES RADIO STATION MOVIN™ 93.9

    (Los Angeles) Emmis Communications and Dees Entertainment have announced the launch of a new Los Angeles radio station, Movin 93.9, effective today, Thursday August 17. Movin 93.9 represents a new format in the Los Angeles market, Rhythmic Pop Contemporary, which will feature the music of artists like Beyonce’, Gwen Stefani, Usher, Jennifer Lopez, Black Eyed…

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  • Mena to Present Emmis Interactive Approach at eMerging Music Summit

    Indianapolis…Rey Mena, Vice President of Emmis Interactive, will be presenting at BMO Capital Market’s eMerging Music Summit on Thursday, Aug. 10 at 1:45 p.m. Eastern. The conference offers attendees the chance to hear from leading groups in the music and audio industries. While other radio companies have focused on streaming media as their sole internet…

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