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2014-04-08 23:32:02

Will Allow Non-newspaper Media Companies Such As TV, Radio, Directories and Pure Plays to Join Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 The Local Media Association has changed its bylaws to create a new class of membership called "Local Media Members." This new class will allow non-newspaper media companies such as TV stations, radio stations, directory publishers, pure plays, and more, to join the association. LMA President Nancy Lane stated, "We are thrilled to welcome...

2014-04-03 08:25:23

Radio Revenues up Double Digits in Fourth Quarter and 5% for Full Year INDIANAPOLIS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmis Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: EMMS) today announced results for its fourth fiscal quarter and full-year ending February 28, 2014. Emmis' radio net revenues for the fourth fiscal quarter were up 11%, from $29.1 million to $32.4 million. Excluding 98.7FM in New York, which is being programmed by ESPN pursuant to an LMA, radio net revenues were up 12%. These results...

2014-03-29 08:20:04

INDIANAPOLIS, March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, April 3, 2014, Emmis Communications (Nasdaq: EMMS) will host a conference call to discuss fourth-quarter and full-year earnings. Emmis Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Jeff Smulyan and Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer Patrick Walsh will host the call. After opening comments, Smulyan and Walsh will respond to questions submitted via email to ir@emmis.com. To access the earnings call, please dial in at...

2014-03-24 12:20:31

INDIANAPOLIS, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broadcaster Traffic Consortium (BTC), the nationwide broadcasting network that distributes location based data, saw continued growth in 2013, and is poised for continued growth with current customers and anticipated product launches in 2014. Since the inception of the BTC in 2007 with its RDS-TMC broadcasting, the group has seen a total revenue compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 50.8%. The addition of HD Radio technology for...

2014-03-04 12:24:00

INDIANAPOLIS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Judge Sarah Evans Barker of the United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana, has ruled in favor of Emmis Communications (Nasdaq: EMMS) in a suit filed by dissident preferred shareholders. "We were confident in our position, and the federal court has confirmed it," said Jeff Smulyan, President and CEO of Emmis Communications. A copy of the ruling can be found here, or by emailing kate@emmis.com. Note: Certain statements included in...

2014-02-11 16:24:28

$131 million accretive transaction will nearly double company's station operating income INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, HOT 97 in New...

2014-01-09 08:23:12

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmis Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: EMMS) today announced results for its third fiscal quarter ending November 30, 2013. Emmis' radio net revenues for the third fiscal quarter were up 0.4%, and its publishing net revenues were up 9.8%. On a consolidated basis, total revenues for the quarter were $52.6 million, compared to $50.9 million in the same quarter of the prior year, an increase of 3.4%. Diluted net income per common share from...

2014-01-03 08:23:17

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, January 9, 2014, Emmis Communications (Nasdaq: EMMS) will host a conference call to discuss third-quarter earnings. Emmis Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Jeff Smulyan and Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer Patrick Walsh will host the call. After opening comments, Smulyan and Walsh will respond to questions submitted via email to ir@emmis.com. To access the third-quarter earnings conference call, please dial in at...

2013-11-06 16:27:23

$2,500 Prize Awarded to Winners in Three Categories INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Registrations are now open for the 2013 B105.7 Christmas Choir Competition presented by FORUM Credit Union. The competition is opened to elementary (K-5), middle (6-8), and high school (9-12) vocal groups in the metro area (Marion, Hendricks, Boone, Hamilton, Madison, Hancock, Shelby, Johnson, and Morgan). Registration closes November 17. Interested schools can submit an mp3 of their...

2013-10-10 08:24:45

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmis Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: EMMS) today announced results for its second fiscal quarter ending August 31, 2013. Emmis' radio net revenues for the second fiscal quarter were up 3.5%, while the markets in which Emmis operates were up 3.3% during the quarter. Publishing net revenues were up 5.7% for the quarter. On a consolidated basis, total revenues for the quarter were $55.0 million, compared to $52.9 million in the same quarter of...