Profile: Emmis Communications Corp (EMMS.O)
5 Dec 2013
Emmis Communications Corporation (Emmis), incorporated 1979, is a diversified media company, principally focused on radio broadcasting. The Company owns 18 frequency modulation (FM) and two amplitude modulation (AM) radio stations in New York, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Austin (Emmis has a 50.1% controlling interest in Emmis’ radio stations located there), Indianapolis and Terre Haute, IN. One of the Company’s FM radio stations in Los Angeles and one of its FM radio stations in New York are operated pursuant to local marketing agreements (LMA’s) whereby third parties provide the programming for the stations and sell all advertising within that programming. In addition to its other domestic radio broadcasting operations, the Company owns and operates Network Indiana, a radio network that provides news and other programming to nearly 85 affiliated radio stations in Indiana.
In addition to the Company’s domestic radio properties, the Company also operates an international radio business and publishes several city and regional magazines. Internationally, the Company owns and operates national radio networks in Slovakia and Bulgaria. The Company’s publishing operations consists of Texas Monthly, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Indianapolis Monthly, Cincinnati, Orange Coast and Country Sampler and related magazines. The Company also engages in various businesses ancillary to its broadcasting business, such as Website design and development, digital sales consulting and operating a news information radio network in Indiana. Emmis Digital is responsible for Its traditional radio properties in all media. Emmis Interactive supplies traditional media with a Web platform, digital strategies and customer service. Emmis Incite is a Social Impact Marketing firm.
Emmis Communications Corp
ONE EMMIS PLAZA
SUITE 700, 40 MONUMENT CIRCLE
INDIANAPOLIS IN 46204