Gray Asks For More In Its Term Loan

Gray Television would like some more, please. The owner and operator of 100 television stations across 54 markets on Monday announced that it is proposing—subject to market and other conditions—to add on millions of dollars to its existing term loan under its current senior facility.

Raycom Stations Return To AT&T U-Verse

In a message appearing on its TV station websites Sunday morning (3/26), Raycom Media has reached an agreement that ends its retransmission fee impasse...

Is The Chicago Radio Market About To Kill Off Kenosha?

If rumors are true, the Chicago radio market as defined by Nielsen Audio is about to say goodbye to a county in Wisconsin and hello to a county in Indiana.

This DBS Player Just Added The iHeartRadio App

Can't find anything to watch on DirecTV? Before turning it off, there may be something you wouldn't mind listening to, and iHeartRadio is now there to fulfill that need.

Cumulus Goes With GatesAir For RF Modernization Plan

A broad-based modernization initiative for Cumulus Media’s RF facilities network-wide has resulted in the finalization of a "significant contract" with GatesAir. The newly codified arrangement calls for close to 70 GatesAir Flexiva AM and FM radio transmitters rolling out in multiple markets in the coming months.
E.W. Scripps Company

Here’s An Analyst Who Truly Loves E.W. Scripps Co.

When it comes to hitting certain "benchmarks," one Wall Street financial analyst keeps showing the love for radio and TV station owner E.W. Scripps Co.

Beasley By The Numbers

With its shares up a whopping 11% some 40 minutes ahead of Monday's Closing Bell on Wall Street, Beasley Broadcast Group continues to reach new heights. Beasley's market cap is $391.3 million, and six days ago the radio pure-play reported a strong "transitional" Q4. That's why Capital Cube's new analysis of Beasley may shed greater light on a company poised to have a stellar 2017.

Mattress Retailer Rides High With Radio Spots

by Diana Stokey, Media Monitors In last week’s Media Monitors Radio Spot Ten report, Mattress Firm made a statement by greatly increasing its national spot count at...
Townsquare Media Group

Townsquare Media: A ‘Hipster’ Value For Investors?

A financial analyst took a deep look at the entertainment-focused owner of small-market radio stations and had much to say. When all was said and done, there was a simple conclusion: "Townsquare is a small cap radio company that deserves attention."

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A Cumulus Spinoff Is Sold In Oklahoma

A station placed into trust following the merger six years ago of Citadel Broadcasting and Cumulus Media has been sold to a local broadcaster who gains a third property in the Oklahoma City market. The station is licensed to the birthplace of Wal-Mart Stores founder Sam Walton.

Gray Asks For More In Its Term Loan

Gray Television would like some more, please. The owner and operator of 100 television stations across 54 markets on Monday announced that it is proposing—subject to market and other conditions—to add on millions of dollars to its existing term loan under its current senior facility.

Insurance Companies Continue To Dominate Cable

Of the top 10 advertisers last week on Media Monitors' Spot 10 Cable report, four are insurance companies. Who else is using cable TV to reach consumers? Check out the chart here.

Ex-Media General Research Head Dances To Verance

The former research chief of Media General has followed that company's former COO to Verance Corporation to take on the brand-new position of VP/Head of Research.

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Here’s Where Radio Beats Google For Advertisers

Google is presently the center of attention for many advertisers, and it's not for anything positive. The digital ad giant is being assailed by some for its failure to prevent real advertising from appearing on "fake news" sites and for pre-roll to appear on YouTube ahead of "extremist" videos. Our Editor-In-Chief thinks this is a great opportunity for the radio industry and the RAB. Why? It's all about brand security.

Should Broadcast Media Be Concerned About CMO Tenure?

Winning over the Chief Marketing Officer to AM and FM, and VHF and UHF, may be more difficult than ever. That's because the average tenure of a CMO is shrinking, according to newly released data from eadership consulting firm Spencer Stuart. What does this mean for radio and TV? The better question might be, "What does this mean for advertising?"

Are You A Change Agent?

In the midst of an unnerving political, social, and economic game with twists, turns, and apparently no rules, Hispanic radio is poised to be a game-changer, thanks to the major influence it holds with an audience that is young, connected, and growing at a faster rate than any population in this country. That's why attendance at the Hispanic Radio Conference should be on your calendar.
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President Trump’s Toolbox

"Steps are now being taken at the White House to deconstruct the administrative state by taking a sledgehammer to the federal bureaucracy." Those are the words from Garvey Schubert Barer Communications Group co-chair Erwin Krasnow, who opines in this exclusive Intelligence Brief that the White House has the power to produce great change at the FCC. The question, as he sees it, is how aggressive the Trump Administration can be.

Cumulus Goes With GatesAir For RF Modernization Plan

A broad-based modernization initiative for Cumulus Media’s RF facilities network-wide has resulted in the finalization of a "significant contract" with GatesAir. The newly codified arrangement calls for close to 70 GatesAir Flexiva AM and FM radio transmitters rolling out in multiple markets in the coming months.

This DBS Player Just Added The iHeartRadio App

Can't find anything to watch on DirecTV? Before turning it off, there may be something you wouldn't mind listening to, and iHeartRadio is now there to fulfill that need.

American Tower Preps For Repack With Big Order

To ensure that the spectrum repack process goes smoothly for its customers, American Tower wanted its own inventory of broadband antennas on hand for its broadcast tower tenants. That's why it just placed a nearly $5 million order with Dielectric.