Emmis to Present at Mediaweek Conferences

Indianapolis…Emmis Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: EMMS) Chairman and CEO Jeff Smulyan and Walter Berger, Executive Vice President and CFO, will be speaking at two media conferences in New York City this week.

On Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2003, at 3:30 p.m. (Eastern) Emmis is scheduled to address the 31st Annual UBS Mediaweek Conference. On Thursday, Dec. 11, 2003 at 11:15 a.m. (Eastern), the company is slated to present at the CSFB Media and Telecom Conference.

Audio streams of both presentations will be accessible by visiting the Emmis website, www.emmis.com.

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Emmis Communications is an Indianapolis based diversified media firm with radio broadcasting, television broadcasting and magazine publishing operations. Emmis’ 23 FM and 4 AM domestic radio stations serve the nation’s largest markets of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago as well as Phoenix, St. Louis, Austin, Indianapolis and Terre Haute, IN. In addition, Emmis owns two radio networks, three international radio stations, 16 television stations, regional and specialty magazines, and ancillary businesses in broadcast sales and book publishing.

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