Radio


  • Emmis Announces Agreement to Sell LA’s Power 106 to Meruelo Group

    Contacts: Ryan Hornaday, EVP/CFO & Treasurer, rhornaday@emmis.com, 317.266.0100 Otto Padron, President/COO, Meruelo Media, opadron@meruelomedia.com Indianapolis…Emmis Communications (Nasdaq: EMMS) has announced an agreement to sell KPWR-FM Power 106 in Los Angeles to an affiliate of the Meruelo Group for $82.75 million, subject to closing adjustments and prorations, pending FCC and other regulatory approvals. “Power 106 has been part…

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  • Emmis adds “THE FAN” Sports Radio to 107.5 FM

    For Immediate Release Contact: Chuck Williams, Senior VP/Market Manager, Emmis Indianapolis, CWilliams@indy.emmis.com Indianapolis….Emmis Indianapolis is expanding its market-leading sports programming to include 107.5 FM.  Beginning March 30th, in addition to 93.5 FM and 1070 AM, THE FAN lineup and programming will also air on 107.5 FM. THE FAN’s favorite local shows, including Mike & Mike, Grady & Big Joe, Dan Dakich and The Ride with JMV, will also…

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  • Where Hip Hop Lives™: Hot 97 and Power 106 Launch Mobile App

    For Immediate Release Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Contact: Trinity Brocato Director of Mobile Innovation Tbrocato@emmis.com New York/Los Angeles…The two most powerful brands in hip hop, Hot97 and Power 106, have joined forces to launch a new mobile app, Where Hip Hop Lives, a must-have for true Hip Hop fans. Where Hip Hop Lives aggregates music,…

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  • EMMIS AND PREMIERE NETWORKS END PARTNERSHIP IN INDIANAPOLIS

    For Immediate Release: Monday, April 13, 2015 Contact: Kate Snedeker, Emmis, kate@emmis.com, 317.266.0100 Rachel Nelson, Premiere Networks, rnelson@premierenetworks.com, 818-461-8057 Indianapolis – Emmis Communications and Premiere Networks announced today a decision to end their partnership in Indianapolis. As a result, WIBC 93.1 FM, Indianapolis’ News/Talk station, will not renew its contract to air The Rush Limbaugh…

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  • Emmis Announces Investment in Funkmaster Flex

    Indianapolis…. Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) has entered into a joint venture with Flexco, owned by popular Emmis personality Funkmaster Flex,  to build a network of owned and operated digital platforms for Emmis’ biggest personalities. One of radio’s most visible personalities, Flex has built a large online and mobile audience with InFlexWeTrust.com and the DJ Funk…

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  • Emmis Announces Acquisition of WBLS-FM and WLIB-AM in New York – $131 million accretive transaction will nearly double company’s station operating income

    Indianapolis…Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) has reached an agreement with YMF Media to purchase urban adult contemporary WBLS 107.5 FM, the No. 2 radio station in New York, and its sister station, WLIB 1190 AM, NY’s first African-American targeted station offering an urban gospel format, for $131 million in cash.      Emmis, which already owns WQHT,…

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