Emmis Announces Q4 Earnings Call

On Tuesday, April 18, 2006, Emmis Communications will host a conference call to discuss fourth-quarter earnings. Emmis Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Jeff Smulyan and Interim Chief Financial Officer David Newcomer will host the call.

To access this conference call, please dial 1.517.623.4891, or listen online at www.emmis.com

DATE/TIME Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Eastern 9 a.m.

Central 8 a.m.

Mountain 7 a.m.

Pacific 6 a.m.

CALL NAME/PASSCODE Emmis Communications


David Newcomer

PLEASE NOTE To facilitate call entry, we recommend that you place your call five minutes before the scheduled start time.

CALL PLAYBACK A digital playback of the call will be available until midnight on

Tuesday, April 25 by dialing 1.203.369.1456.

Investors have the opportunity to listen to the conference call over the Internet through the Emmis website, www.emmis.com. To listen to the live call, please go to the website at least 15 minutes early to register, download and install any necessary audio software. For those who cannot listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available on the site shortly after the call.

If you have any questions or need further clarification, please contact:

Jodi Wright, 317.684.2971, jodi@emmis.com