On Tuesday, June 25, 2002 Emmis Communications will host a conference call to discuss first quarter earnings. Emmis Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Jeff Smulyan and Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer Walter Berger will host the call.

To access this conference call, please dial 1.712.257.0400 or listen online at

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, June 25, 2002

Eastern: 9 a.m.

Central: 8 a.m.

Mountain: 7 a.m.

Pacific: 6 a.m.

CALL NAME/PASSCODE: Emmis Communications

MODERATORS: Jeff Smulyan, Walter Berger

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 from Tuesday, June 25 noon through Tuesday, July 2nd 5 p.m. Central by dialing 1.402.220.5375.

Investors have the opportunity to listen to the conference call over the Internet through the Emmis site, To listen to the live call, please go to the web site at least fifteen 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.

Emmis will also hold its annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday, June 25, at 10 a.m. at the Emmis Corporate Headquarters in Indianapolis.

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

Kate Healey, Media & Investor Relations, EMMIS
317.684.6576 //