Emmis Founder Shares Career Success, Misses, In New Book


He’s known across the media industry as the owner of a company that today is comprised of radio stations in Indianapolis, and Indianapolis Monthly magazine. In the past, it owned television stations, Top 40 stations in markets such as Washington, D.C., and Minneapolis, and even owned the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team — which he threatened to relocate as the old Kingdome wasn’t the most hospitable home for the franchise.

Jeff Smulyan has seen a lot in his career. Now, thanks to his teenage daughter, he’s collected his thoughts, put pen to paper, and has written a book that is set for a 2022 release.

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