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    Journal Communications

    Journal Communications

    • Radio stations owned: WTMJ
    Journal Communications, Inc. (NYSE: JRN) is a publicly traded media company based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It publishes the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a daily newspaper, and it also owns television stations, radio stations and weekly newspapers, among other businesses. The Milwaukee Journal was started in 1882, in competition with four other English-language, four German- and two Polish-language dailies. It launched WTMJ-AM (620) in 1927, and WTMJ-TV (Channel 4) in 1947. The Journal Company, until then primarily owned by local interests, introduced an employee stock trust plan in 1937, and as a result most Journal stock was eventually held by its employees (under certain restrictions). A small bloc of Journal stock was given to Harvard to fund the Nieman Fellowship program for promising journalists, and another bloc was still held by the original owning families until the IPO. The Milwaukee Sentinel, begun in 1837 as a weekly published by Solomon Juneau, passed through the hands of several owners before being sold to the Hearst Corporation in 1924. Hearst operated the Sentinel until 1962, when, following a long and costly strike, it abruptly announced the closing of the paper.
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    7 votes
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    Cumulus

    • Radio stations owned: WBFN
    Cumulus is a type of cloud with the appearance of a lump of cotton wool. Cumulus may also refer to:
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    8 votes
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    Georgia Public Broadcasting

    Georgia Public Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: WSVH-FM
    Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) is the public broadcasting radio and television state network in the U.S. state of Georgia. It is operated by the Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission. GPB operates all of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and National Public Radio (NPR) stations in Georgia, except WPBA, WABE, and WCLK in Atlanta, WFSL-FM in Thomasville (which relays WFSQ-FM from FSU radio in Tallahassee, Florida), and WTJB-FM in Columbus (which relays Troy University Public Radio from WTSU-FM in Troy, Alabama). In 1960, the University of Georgia began WGTV, Georgia's second public television station (after WETV, now WPBA). From 1960 to 1964, in a separate initiative, the Georgia Board of Education started up four educational television stations across the state, aimed at in-school instruction. In 1965, the university and the board merged their efforts as Georgia Educational Television (GETV). It became Georgia Public Television (GPTV) in 1983, a year after the state legislature transferred authority for the stations to the Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission, the oversight board for GPB. In 1984, the GPTC entered public radio for the first time, starting
    7.71
    7 votes
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    Western Michigan University

    • Radio stations owned: WMUK
    Western Michigan University (WMU) is a public university located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States. The university was established in 1903 by Dwight B. Waldo, and as of the Fall 2010 semester, its enrollment is 25,045. WMU has one of the largest aviation programs in the United States, and it is the site of the annual International Congress on Medieval Studies. The university's athletic teams compete in Division I of the NCAA and are collectively known as the Western Michigan Broncos. They compete in the Mid-American Conference for most sports. On May 27, 1903, Michigan Governor Aaron T. Bliss signed a bill authorizing the creation of the State's fourth teacher-training facility. The three other normal schools were in Ypsilanti (Eastern), Mount Pleasant (Central), and Marquette (Northern). Kalamazoo was chosen as the new school's location on August 28, 1903. Other locations considered included Allegan, Muskegon, Grand Rapids, Decatur, Three Oaks, and Hastings. The first building, then known as the Administration Building, and now known as East Hall, was constructed in 1904. The University was first officially known as Western State Normal School, and originally offered a 2-year
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    6 votes
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    The Radio Network

    • Radio stations owned: Newstalk ZB
    The Radio Network (TRN) is the wholly owned New Zealand division of radio company Australian Radio Network, a partnership of Clear Channel and APN News & Media. It is the owner and operator of the Newstalk ZB News service and nationwide Newstalk ZB, Classic Hits, ZM, Coast, Hauraki, Flava and Radio Sport radio networks. It sells advertising, records programming, reports news and operates over 100 radio stations from headquarters in central Auckland and offices in twenty five other markets across New Zealand. The network was created in 1996 when the commercial radio activities of Radio New Zealand were divested by the Fourth National government as part of the Ruthanasia free market economic policies of that government. Radio New Zealand Commercial, which included talk networks Newstalk ZB and Radio Sport and music networks Classic Hits and ZM, became privately owned and was renamed to The Radio Network. In the same year the newly created TRN purchased Prospect Media Limited. This included eleven Auckland and Hamilton stations. The brands of Auckland's Radio Hauraki and Easy Listening i were retained and launched as nationwide networks. Hamilton's Easy Listening i, Auckland's The
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    7 votes
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    Crawford Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: KJSL AM 630
    Crawford Broadcasting is a family-owned media company based in Denver, Colorado. Crawford Broadcasting primarily owns radio stations mostly with Christian and Oldies/Nostalgia formats. The company was founded in 1959 by evangelist Dr. Percy B. Crawford. In 1949 Crawford produced his first Christian television broadcast, which aired on the fledging ABC Television Network. In 1958, Crawford devised a strategic business plan for the purchase and acquisition of seven radio stations, and through 1960, the seven stations in Miami, Florida (WHYI); Buffalo, New York (WDCX); Des Moines, Iowa (KHKI); Portland, Oregon (KPDQ); Chicago, Illinois (WPWX); Lancaster, Pennsylvania (WDAC) and Detroit, Michigan (WMUZ) were either purchased or had construction permits issued by the FCC. That same year, Dr. Crawford died and family business was carried on by his wife, Ruth Crawford Porter and his son Donald B. Crawford. Between 1968 and 1979 the company expanded by acquiring stations in Birmingham, Alabama (WDJC-FM); Dallas, Texas (KAAM, operated under call letters KPBC at AM1040 but later moved to AM770); and Oklahoma (since divested). In 1980, Crawford Broadcasting purchased a radio station in Los
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    6 votes
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    EMAP

    • Radio stations owned: Metro Radio
    Emap International Limited (now known as Top Right Group) is a British media company, specialising in the production of business-to-business magazines, and the organisation of business events and conferences. The company was once a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index but is now owned by Apax and Guardian Media Group. "EMAP" is an acronym, standing for East Midland Allied Press. Richard Winfrey purchased the Spalding Guardian in 1887 and later purchased the Lynn News and the Peterborough Advertiser; he also started the North Cambs Echo. Sir Richard Winfrey (1858–1944) was a Liberal politician and campaigner for agricultural rights and the papers were used to promote his political views in and around Spalding, Boston, Sleaford and Peterborough. During World War II Winfrey's newspaper interests began to be passed over to his son, Richard Pattinson Winfrey (1902–1985). In 1947, under the direction of 'Pat' Winfrey, the family's newspaper titles were consolidated to form the East Midland Allied Press. The company was formed by the merger of the Northamptonshire Printing and Publishing Co., the Peterborough Advertiser Co., the West Norfolk and King's Lynn Newspaper Co. and commercial
    7.50
    6 votes
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    WSKG Public Telecommunications Council

    • Radio stations owned: WSKG-FM
    The WSKG Public Telecommunications Council, Inc. (WSKG, Inc.) is the name of a non-profit Public Broadcasting organisation serving Central, Western, and the Southern Tier of New York State, and Northeast Pennsylvania, with offices based in Vestal (Binghamton). WSKG, Inc. owns and operates the following stations: Due to the hilly terrain of the Southern Tier region, WSKG's radio stations are retransmitted on various repeaters and translators throughout the region. WSKG originally also had a network of low-powered television repeaters as well, but were shut down due to high costs.
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    5 votes
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    CBS Radio

    • Radio stations owned: WBZ
    CBS Radio, Inc., formerly known as Infinity Broadcasting Corporation, is one of the largest owners and operators of radio stations in the United States, third behind main rival Clear Channel Communications (which owns many of the stations that were previously owned by former CBS parent Viacom before 1997) and Cumulus Media. CBS Radio owns around 130 radio stations across the country. It is currently part of CBS Corporation, which also owns the CBS radio and television networks, and jointly owns the CW Television Network. CBS Radio is one of the oldest units within CBS Corporation, and has been around since 1928. However, the actual CBS Radio Network (now CBS Radio News) was launched in 1927, when CBS itself was known as United Independent Broadcasters. Columbia Records later joined in and that company was renamed the Columbia Phonographic Broadcasting System. In September 1927, Columbia Records sold the company to William S. Paley and in 1928, Paley streamlined the corporate name to Columbia Broadcasting System. The company that would become CBS Radio was founded in 1972 as Infinity Broadcasting Corporation by Michael A. Wiener and Gerald Carrus, with the acquisition of KOME, an FM
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    7 votes
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    Santa Monica College

    • Radio stations owned: KCRW
    Santa Monica College is a two-year, public, junior college located in Santa Monica, California, United States. Santa Monica College was first opened in 1929 as Santa Monica Junior College. Current enrollment is over 30,000 students in more than 90 fields of study. The college also has the largest international student population of any junior college in the US, with approximately 3,000 students from more than 100 countries, Japan and Sweden contributing heavily. Santa Monica College is ranked number one among California's junior colleges in transfers to the University of California, University of Southern California, and Loyola Marymount University. Transfer courses are offered in such fields as business administration, journalism, fine arts, health sciences, computer science, engineering, and the liberal arts. The Santa Monica College Arts Mentor Program provides certain students in the fine and applied arts with graduate-level training by professionals in their specialized fields. The program was designed for select individuals whose talents exceed the scope of the traditional curriculum at the College. Santa Monica College offers a variety of occupational certificate programs,
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    4 votes
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    Liberman Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: KSEV
    Liberman Broadcasting is a media company based in Burbank, California. Liberman Broadcasting primarily caters to the Spanish-speaking Hispanic community and owns television and radio stations in several of the top Hispanic markets. José Liberman, and his son Lenard founded the company in 1987. Between them, they have more than 55-years of operating experience in the broadcasting industry. They have created radio and television clusters in Los Angeles and Houston, then in the late 1990s to early, 2000s, they have expanded to Dallas and San Diego. Although their television stations are part of the Liberman Television Network, they're still classified as independent stations. On August 4, 2006, Liberman Broadcasting made an agreement with Entravision Communications to buy 5 Dallas area radio stations from Entravision. On May 21, 2007, Liberman has announced that it would expand to Utah with a $10 Million purchase of former UPN station KPNZ from Utah Communications, LLC. The acquisition was finalized on November 30, 2007. On July 19, 2007, Liberman bought KWIE (now KRQB), from Magic Broadcasting for $25 million. On August 18, 2008, Liberman announced that it would purchase KVPA-LP,
    7.60
    5 votes
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    Bahakel Communications

    Bahakel Communications

    • Radio stations owned: KFMW
    Bahakel Communications is a Charlotte, North Carolina-based communications company that owns radio and television stations in the United States. Cy Bahakel founded the company in 1953, and ran it until his death at age 87 on April 20, 2006. Bahakel Communications owns these five television stations: WCCB-18 (Fox) in Charlotte, North Carolina (flagship station), WOLO-25 (ABC) in Columbia, South Carolina, WFXB-43 (Fox) in Myrtle Beach-Florence, South Carolina, WAKA-8 (CBS) in Montgomery-Selma, Alabama, and WBBJ-7 (ABC) in Jackson, Tennessee. The company also owns ten radio stations.
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    7 votes
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    Fox News Channel

    • Radio stations owned: Fox News Talk
    Fox News Channel (FNC), also known as Fox News, is a cable news channel owned by the Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of News Corporation. As of April 2009 the channel was available to 102 million households in the United States and to viewers internationally, broadcasting primarily from its New York studios. The channel was created by Australian-American media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who hired former NBC executive Roger Ailes as its founding CEO. The channel was launched on October 7, 1996 to 17 million cable subscribers. The channel grew during the late 1990s and 2000s to become the dominant cable news network in the United States. In 2010 the network's programs took the top 10 spots for most-watched cable news programs in the 25–54 age demographic, and the top 12 spots among total cable-news programs viewers. Critics have stated that Fox News Channel promotes conservative political positions and biased reporting. Commentators, news anchors, and reporters at Fox News Channel have responded that news reporting and political commentary operate independently of each other, and have denied any bias in news reporting. In May 1985, Australian publisher Rupert Murdoch announced that
    8.50
    4 votes
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    4 votes
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    Family Radio

    • Radio stations owned: WOFR
    Family Radio, also known by its licensee name Family Stations Inc., is a Christian radio network based in Oakland, California, USA, founded by Lloyd Lindquist, Richard H. Palmquist and Harold Camping. The network consists mainly of FM radio stations with non-commercial licenses (and a few commercial licenses used as non-commercial) and relays, with some AM stations and two television stations, plus WYFR shortwave in Okeechobee, Florida. The network produces programming in more than 40 languages. Family Radio is best known for the false predictions made on the air by Harold Camping. He has predicted that the Rapture would occur on four different occasions; first he said it would happen in September 1994, then he revised the date to March 1995. More recently on May 21, 2011, his third prediction attracted worldwide media interest. Following the failure of that prediction, the Family Radio website was updated to a new design that falls back to the date of October 21, 2011 for the end of the world, which originally was the end of the "five months of torment" including: "We always look at the word 'earthquake' to mean the earth, or ground, is quaking or shaking violently. However, in
    7.20
    5 votes
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    Standard Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: Iceberg Radio
    Slaight Communications is a Canadian radio broadcasting company. The company was first formed as Slaight Broadcasting in 1971, when owner J. Allan Slaight acquired CFGM in Richmond Hill. Slaight later also acquired CFOX in Montreal and CHOK in Sarnia, and launched CILQ in Toronto. The company later sold off all of its original assets, and continued to operate its radio holdings through the Standard Broadcasting division after Slaight bought out that company in 1985. As Standard, it remained the largest privately owned multimedia company in Canada until it sold its radio and TV broadcasting assets to Astral Media in 2007. The company continues to operate holdings in non-traditional broadcast platforms such as satellite radio and Internet radio. Slaight also continues to hold minority investments in three other small radio station groups. Standard Broadcasting was founded as Standard Radio Manufacturing in 1925 by Edward S. Rogers, Sr., but soon became known as Rogers Vacuum Tube Company and later became the Rogers Majestic Corporation Limited. Rogers launched what would become radio station CFRB in 1927 in order to demonstrate a batteryless alternating current radio transmitter he
    7.20
    5 votes
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    4 votes
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    BBC Local Radio

    BBC Local Radio

    • Radio stations owned: BBC Night Network
    BBC Local Radio is the BBC's regional radio service for England and the Channel Islands, consisting of 40 stations. They cover a variety of areas with some serving a city and surrounding areas, for example BBC Radio Manchester; a county, for example BBC Radio Norfolk; an administrative region for example BBC WM; or a larger region entirely for example BBC Radio Solent. The stations were launched progressively starting with BBC Radio Leicester on 8 November 1967 with the last station to launch being the ill fated BBC Dorset FM on 26 April 1993. Since then, numerous local radio stations have been merged and renamed, however no new stations have been created where no service previously existed. The popularity of Pirate radio changed many things on the BBC, the most prominent being the creation of BBC Radio 1 to satisfy the population's thirst for new, popular music. The other however was the fact that these pirate radio stations were, in some cases, local. As a result, BBC Local Radio began as an experiment. Initially, stations had to be co-funded by the BBC and local authorities, which only some Labour-controlled areas proved willing to do. Radio Leicester was the first to launch on
    8.00
    4 votes
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    Fisher Communications

    • Radio stations owned: KINX
    Fisher Communications (NASDAQ: FSCI) is a media company in the United States. Based in Seattle, Washington, the company owns a number of radio and television stations in the Western United States. Also see KOMO (AM) Fisher Companies, Inc.'s Fisher Communications by 1998 owned 25 radio stations and 2 TV stations. Fisher Companies also owned a flour milling and food distribution company and real estate development subsidiary. In 1999 Retlaw Enterprises sold its remaining 11 television stations to Fisher Communications, including all of the related assets to those properties for $215 million in cash. By 2011, Fisher Communications was down to 10 radio stations. (From 2001-2008, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho ABC and CBS stations used a logo having a blue rectangle with the TV number in the rectangle and lowercase call signs on the top.) Notes: On December 17, 2008 Fisher Communications' contract expired with DISH Network. As a result of this contract dispute stations owned by Fisher Communications are no longer available to DISH Network subscribers. DISH Network claims that Fisher is asking for over an 80% increase. The Fisher stations that returned to DISH Network are: KOMO and KUNS
    8.00
    4 votes
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    Lotus Communications Corporation

    Lotus Communications Corporation

    • Radio stations owned: KXPT
    Lotus Communications Corp. is a media company that owns numerous radio stations and a few TV stations, and is one of the largest privately owned radio station groups in the United States. Headquarters are located in Los Angeles, and the company's President and CEO is Howard Kalmenson. Lotus specializes in radio stations, with nearly half of them being Spanish language stations. Lotus has a total of 24 stations in Arizona, California, Nevada. 11 of them are in English, 12 in Spanish, and one in Persian. All stations located in the Tucson radio market. All of Lotus' television stations are affiliated with Multimedios Television. As of 2011, Lotus' share in Lotus Entravision Reps has been sold entirely to Entravision communications.
    9.33
    3 votes
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    Entercom Communications

    • Radio stations owned: KBWF
    Entercom Communications Corporation (NYSE: ETM) is the fourth-largest broadcasting company in the United States. As of November 2009, Entercom operates 110 radio stations in 23 markets across the United States. The company was once called Entertainment Communications; its current name is a partially redundant portmanteau of its former title. On August 21, 2006; Entercom agreed to buy 15 radio stations in slower markets from CBS Radio. Locations included Austin, Texas; Cincinnati, Ohio; Memphis, Tennessee; and Rochester, New York. However, due to ownership limitations set by the Federal Communications Commission, Entercom had to sell off 3 of its radio stations in the Rochester market to Stephens Media Group. After its purchases in the Cincinnati market, the company quickly sold its stations to Bonneville Broadcasting and Cumulus Media and exited the market. CBS Radio has announced that it would sell 50 more radio stations in 12 markets to focus on major market stations and as of September 22, 2008; Entercom is (again) among the seven candidates to make first-round bids. However, as of early 2009, the company has yet to announce any acquisitions of these stations. Entercom was one
    5.83
    6 votes
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    Yegor Veklich

    • Radio stations owned: Zed Radio
    Yegor Veklich is a radio producer from Zaporozhye, Ukraine. Yegor is known for producing Zed Radio "The Online Party Station" with DJ Whammy from USA. His most recent project is Radio Galaktika in Zaporozhye, Ukraine.
    9.00
    3 votes
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    Allan Weiner

    • Radio stations owned: WBCQ
    Allan H. Weiner (born June 12, 1953, Yonkers, New York) is a long-time pirate radio operator and activist. Weiner is currently the owner/operator of WBCQ, a licensed shortwave station broadcasting from Monticello, Maine, and also owns AM radio station WXME and FM radio station WBCQ-FM in Monticello. Becoming fascinated with radio at an early age, Weiner began building radio transmitters as a teenager. Weiner was operating an unlicensed station that he called WKOV, when he was contacted by a fellow teenaged radio pirate, Joseph Paul Ferraro. Ferraro's station shared time with Weiner's, with the two stations alternating back and forth on the channel. The stations were renamed "WFSR", for the Falling Star Radio Network. Later, two FM stations were added to the network: Weiner's WXMN and Ferraro's WSEX. The network was renamed the American Radio Broadcasting System, and was the subject of an article in Rolling Stone. After the network was raided by the FCC twice in 1971, Weiner and Ferraro penned a letter of protest to the FCC, stating in part: Weiner and Ferraro continued throughout the 1970s and 80s with various unlicensed stations. Some projects were operated separately from one
    5.67
    6 votes
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    Michigan State University

    • Radio stations owned: WKAR
    Michigan State University (MSU) is a public research university located in East Lansing, Michigan, United States and is the first land-grant institution that was created to serve as a model for future land-grant colleges in the country under the 1862 Morrill Act. MSU pioneered the studies of packaging, hospitality business, supply chain management, and telecommunication. Today its study-abroad program is the largest of any single-campus university in the country, offering more than 200 programs in more than 60 countries on all continents including Antarctica. It is considered to be one of America's Public Ivy universities, which recognizes top public research universities in the United States. Following the introduction of the Morrill Act, the college became coeducational and expanded its curriculum beyond agriculture. Today, MSU is the ninth-largest university in the United States, with 47,800 students and 2,954 faculty members. The school's nuclear physics, engineering, packaging, fisheries and wildlife, forestry, political science, business, journalism, education, economics, law, criminal justice and osteopathic medicine programs are among the nation's best. MSU's Division I
    7.50
    4 votes
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    Radio One, Inc.

    • Radio stations owned: WHHH
    Radio One, Inc is a U.S. company which owns and operates 69 radio stations in 22 American cities. The company is headed by Cathy Hughes, Chairman and her son Alfred Liggins, CEO. The company's target listeners are African Americans in urban areas. Radio One also owns a 51% interest in TV One, a cable and satellite TV network begun in early 2004 in partnership with Comcast and a handful of investors (including DirecTV, which added the network to its lineup and became a minority shareholder in January 2005). It also acquired BlackPlanet, the African American social networking site as part of Community Connect in 2008. As with other large radio broadcasting companies, Radio One has a strategy of acquiring stations in a given market and making sudden format changes they believe will be profitable. Radio One tends to favor urban-based formats targeting African American listeners, and makes format changes to target their demographic. One example of this occurred when Radio One acquired country radio station WCAV, near Boston, Massachusetts, in 1999, and transformed the station into WBOT, "Hot 97.7," with an Urban format. The station was subsequently resold a short time later and
    7.50
    4 votes
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    UKRD Group

    • Radio stations owned: The Revolution
    The UKRD Group Ltd is a British media company which owns 16 commercial radio stations in the United Kingdom. The name originates from UK Radio Developments. Formed on 22 August 1990 as a company to invest in commercial stations following the relaxation of station ownership laws, its first investment was a stake in Cornwall's Pirate FM 102 which was designed and launched by former County Sound boss Mike Powell who, after leaving County Sound, had formed Infinity Radio. Shortly after the launch, Infinity Radio merged with UK Radio Developments and Powell became CEO of the embryonic UKRD Group. Under Powell's leadership, UKRD became one of the fastest growing private radio groups in the UK, rapidly adding Star FM in Slough and winning the Guildford radio franchise which gave birth to 96.4 The Eagle, the new County Sound (a recreation of the original Guildford commercial station of the same name) and Delta Radio. Since then it has acquired several more stations, and launched further stations on the issue of new local licences. UKRD acquired a significant minority share-holding in Faze FM which ran Kiss 102 in Manchester and Kiss 105 in Yorkshire. The stations had a branding deal with
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    5 votes
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    6 votes
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    Magic Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: KDAY
    Magic Broadcasting, LLC is a company which owned and operated five radio stations in Alabama and two in California. Magic Broadcasting, LLC, formerly Styles Media Group, LLC, was founded in 1989. The name was changed to Magic Broadcasting in June 2006. The company is based in Panama City, Florida. Magic Broadcasting's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer was Don McCoy. The company sold off all of its radio stations in a series of transactions in 2010 and 2011.
    8.67
    3 votes
    30

    Pacifica Radio

    • Radio stations owned: WBAI
    Pacifica Radio is a network of five independently operated, non-commercial, listener-supported radio stations known for its progressive/liberal political orientation. Launched in 1949 with service in Berkeley, California, it claims to be the world's oldest listener-funded radio network. It is also a program service supplying over 100 affiliated stations with various programs, primarily news and public affairs. The first public radio network in the United States, it is operated by the Pacifica Foundation, a non-profit corporation with national headquarters adjoining station KPFA in Berkeley. Programs such as Democracy Now! and Free Speech Radio News are some of its most popular productions. The Pacifica Radio Archives, housed at station KPFK in Los Angeles, is the nation's oldest public radio archive, documenting more than five decades of grassroots political, cultural, and performing arts history. The archive includes original recordings of interviews with John Coltrane, James Baldwin, Lorraine Hansberry, and Langston Hughes, among many others. The Pacifica Radio Archives feature in their own 30-minute slot on BBC Radio 5 Live's Up All Night programme, at 3.30am UK time on
    10.00
    2 votes
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    Trine University

    Trine University

    • Radio stations owned: WEAX
    Trine University, formerly known as Tri-State University, is a private post-secondary institution located in Angola, Indiana. The school was founded in 1884, and offers degrees in the arts and sciences, business, education and engineering. Trine University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It operates several satellite campuses across northern and central Indiana. Trine was founded in 1884 as Tri-State Normal College, and retained the reference to the "Tri-State" area for more than 120 years — so named because of the school's location in Indiana and its proximity to Michigan and Ohio. In 1906 the school was renamed Tri-State College, and again in 1975 as Tri-State University. In 2008, the school's name was changed to the current Trine University, in honor of alumnus Dr. Ralph Trine. The dropping of the "Tri-State" identifier reflected a desire to brand the school as a nationally competitive private university, not to be confused as being state-funded, or as being associated with businesses or organizations nationwide also using the prevalent "Tri-State" tag. Throughout the 1990's, the university
    7.25
    4 votes
    32
    Bell Media

    Bell Media

    • Radio stations owned: CHUM
    Bell Media is the mass media subsidiary of BCE (also known as Bell Canada Enterprises, the parent company of Bell Canada). Its operations include television broadcasting and production (including the CTV and CTV Two television networks), radio broadcasting (through Bell Media Radio), Digital Media, and Internet properties. Bell Media is the successor-in-interest to Baton Broadcasting (later CTV Inc.), one of Canada's first private-sector television broadcasters. The company in its current form was originally established as Bell Globemedia by BCE and the Thomson family in 2001 combining CTV Inc., which Bell had acquired the previous year, and the operations of the Thomsons' The Globe and Mail. Bell sold the majority of its interest in 2006 (at which point the company was renamed CTVglobemedia), but re-acquired the entire company, excluding the Globe, in 2011. Bell Media's largest division is Bell Media Television, which owns the following broadcast television assets: Bell Media Television also owns 30 cable television specialty channels, frequently in partnership with U.S. companies which operate similar channels, and primarily concentrated in the following genres: No foreign
    8.33
    3 votes
    33

    Curtis Media Group

    • Radio stations owned: WCLY
    Curtis Media Group is a broadcast media company based in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. The company owns and operates several North Carolina radio stations and four radio networks. Curtis Media Group owns and operates the following stations: North Carolina News Network, broadcast news service for 75 affiliate stations in North Carolina Triangle Traffic Network, traffic reporting service in the Raleigh Durham Metro Southern Farm Network, agriculture reporting service for North and South Carolina Triad Sports Network, sports programming in the Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem market The company was 1968 Founded by Don Curtis as a Cable TV provider and started WCSL in Cherryville, NC and it is the largest privately-held broadcast company in North Carolina. CMG claims that WQDR is the highest-billing radio station in the state. Don Curtis has also formed a company with eastern North Carolina broadcaster Henry Hinton called "Inner Banks Broadcasting".The company purchased WMFR and talk simulcasts WSJS and WSML in 2006 from CBS Radio.
    8.33
    3 votes
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    Hubbard Broadcasting Corporation

    Hubbard Broadcasting Corporation

    • Radio stations owned: KSTP
    Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. is an American television and radio broadcasting corporation based in St. Paul, Minnesota that was started by Stanley E. Hubbard. The corporation has broadcast outlets scattered across Minnesota, Wisconsin, New York, and New Mexico, though the flagship stations are KSTP radio, KSTP-FM and KSTP-TV, which serve the Twin Cities region of Minnesota and western Wisconsin. KSTP has its origins in the Twin Cities radio station WAMD ("Where All Minneapolis Dances"), which started broadcasting live dance music from a local ballroom on February 13, 1925. It was the first radio station to be completely supported by income generated by advertisements. Hubbard Broadcasting now operates four radio stations as well as several television stations. In 1928, WAMD merged with KFOY (Kind Friends of Yours) radio (first broadcast: March 12, 1924) in St. Paul to become KSTP, which was advertised as being operated by the National Battery Broadcasting Co. Ten years later, in 1938, Hubbard bought the first television camera available from RCA. Following the television blackout brought on by World War II, KSTP started television broadcasts in 1948. KSTP is still Hubbard's flagship,
    8.33
    3 votes
    35
    Morgan Murphy Media

    Morgan Murphy Media

    • Radio stations owned: KXLY-FM
    Morgan Murphy Media is a television and radio chain based out of Madison, Wisconsin. It is named for publisher Morgan Murphy, who expanded the business after he took over from his grandfather, who founded the Superior Evening Telegram. The company was originally known as Morgan Murphy Stations until 2007, when the company name was slightly changed to Morgan Murphy Media. Their major properties include:
    8.33
    3 votes
    36

    NextMedia Group

    • Radio stations owned: KLAK
    NextMedia Group is an out-of-home media company headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado. NextMedia owns and operates 33 AM and FM stations (NextMedia Radio), 5,700 outdoor advertising display across several regions and markets (NextMedia Outdoor), as well as an interactive division (NextMedia 360). The Company failed to offer shares to investors in 2003, and stopped reporting its quarterly financial reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission during the third quarter of 2003, at which time it reported a long term debt obligation of some 300 million dollars; 200 million dollars of long term debt was refinanced in 2006. Co Founder of the Company, Carl Hirsch, left in 2007 to become a founding partner of GoodRadio LLC based in West Palm Beach, FL . NextMedia Group is now owned by several private equity firms. NextMedia Group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on December 21, 2009, which transfers 95% of equity in the company to second-lien holders. On May 27th, 2010 NextMedia emerged from Chapter 11 Bankrucy protection. Stations are listed by state and market below. Station self-designated titles are denoted in quotations where applicable followed by actual cities
    8.33
    3 votes
    37
    Rathmines College

    Rathmines College

    • Radio stations owned: Rathmines College Radio
    Rathmines College is a constituent college of City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee. The college is located in the historic Town Hall building in Rathmines and in two period houses nearby at 28/29 Leinster Road.
    8.33
    3 votes
    38

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    • Radio stations owned: WWVT-AM
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, popularly known as Virginia Tech (VT), is a public land-grant university with the main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, with other research and educational centers throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, the National Capital Region, and international locations in Switzerland and the Dominican Republic. Founded in 1872 as an agricultural and mechanical land-grant college, Virginia Tech is a research university with the largest full-time student population in Virginia and one of the few public universities in the United States that maintains a corps of cadets. The university is one among a small group of polytechnic universities in the United States which tend to be primarily devoted to the instruction of technical arts and applied sciences. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia. Virginia Tech has the largest number of degree offerings in Virginia, more than 125 campus buildings, a 2,600-acre main campus, off-campus educational facilities in six regions, a
    8.33
    3 votes
    39

    Weber State University

    • Radio stations owned: KWCR-FM
    Weber State University ( /ˈwiːbər/) is a public university located in the city of Ogden in Weber County, Utah, USA. It was founded in 1889 and is a coeducational, publicly supported university offering professional, liberal arts and technical certificates, as well as associate, bachelor's and master's degrees. Weber State University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Programs throughout the university are accredited as well. Weber State University was founded by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the Weber Stake Academy in 1889; like Weber County and the Weber River, the school was named after John Henry Weber, an early fur trader. The university first opened its doors for students on 7 January 1889 when ninety-eight students enrolled for classes. The first principal of Weber Stake Academy was Louis F. Moench. He served from 1889–1892 and again from 1894-1902. In the latter year Moench was succeeded as principal by David O. McKay who served in that position until 1908. From 1914-1917 James L. Barker was the principal of the Weber Stake Academy. In the early 20th century, the school underwent multiple name changes: Weber Stake
    8.33
    3 votes
    40

    Bombo Radyo Philippines

    • Radio stations owned: 102.7 Star FM
    Bombo Radyo Philippines is one of the largest radio networks in the Philippines spanning across 20 major provinces. It is a conglomeration of three smaller radio networks: Newsounds Broadcasting Network, Inc. (NBN), Mindanao licensee; Consolidated Broadcasting System (CBS), Visayas licensee; and People's Broadcasting Service (PBS), Luzon licensee. It is composed of 30 Bombo Radyo stations and 11 Star FM stations across the Philippines. Bombo Radyo is owned and managed by the Florete Group of Companies which also manages banking and pawnshop operations. Bombo Radyo Philippines AM division, although not yet having a station in the capital city of Manila (but maintaining a news central in Makati), is by far consistently strong in ratings particularly in the Visayas and Mindanao regions. Its flag ship station, Bombo Radyo Iloilo, based in Iloilo City, has been enjoying the prestige honor of consistently being the number one radio station since its inception during the 1970s. The Bombo Radyo brand has been closely associated with fearless commentaries and controversial exposes against prominent and powerful Filipino politicians, thus making it popular among the masses. *Sold to GMA
    6.00
    5 votes
    41

    Chrysalis Group

    Chrysalis Group (LSE: CHS) is a UK media company. It was founded by Chris Wright, who remains chairman and was listed the 1,000th richest person in the UK in The Times Rich List 2009. Previously having interests in television, books and radio, Chrysalis now operates a focused, independent music company, in the areas of music publishing, music recording, artist management and entertainment product distribution. Chrysalis agreed to be acquired by BMG Rights Management in September 2010. The music branch includes The Hit Label, Echo and Papillon Records. The company used to own Chrysalis Records, but sold it to EMI in 1991. They also sold the Chrysalis Books Group to Anova Books in 2005, including the imprints Batsford and Robson Books. The television arm was sold to All3Media in 2003. In 2007 Chrysalis Radio was sold for £170 million to Global Radio.
    7.00
    4 votes
    42

    Haliburton Broadcasting Group

    • Radio stations owned: CHYC-FM
    The Haliburton Broadcasting Group is a Canadian group of FM radio stations, located primarily in smaller markets in Ontario. The company is named for the Haliburton region in Central Ontario, where majority owner and president Christopher Grossman, a longtime radio sales manager, trainer and executive, was also a hotelier before purchasing his first radio station, CFBG in Bracebridge. HBG expanded greatly into Northern Ontario in 1999 by acquiring several stations from the Pelmorex Radio Network. In 2004, they also acquired CKNR in Elliot Lake, a station which had also once been part of Pelmorex but was sold to North Channel Broadcasting in 1996. The company currently owns 24 English stations, mostly branded Moose FM. Some other stations such as CFBK-FM Huntsville use other brandings. They are generally formatted with adult contemporary or hot adult contemporary music; Moose FM Timmins was a country music station before moving to adult hits. The company also formerly operated two French stations, branded as CHYC (pronounced like the French word chic), over a number of transmitters, but these were sold to Le5 Communications in 2008. Haliburton's head office is in Toronto, Ontario,
    7.00
    4 votes
    43

    Susquehanna Radio Corporation

    • Radio stations owned: 99X
    The Susquehanna Radio Corporation was a media corporation which operated from 1941 to 2006 that was headquartered in York, Pennsylvania. The company was a unit of Susquehanna Pfaltzgraff, a conglomerate more widely known for the Pfaltzgraff kitchenware line than its broadcasting pursuits. Some of the early Susquehanna radio properties included top 40 music stations WSBA (York, PA), WARM (Scranton, PA), WICE (Providence, RI), and WHLO (Akron, OH). Spanish language WQBA in Miami, FL, was also part of the group. Over time, Susquehanna repositioned itself from a company based largely in the Northeast to one based largely in the Southern and Midwestern markets (nevertheless keeping its original stations in York). The company was absorbed into Cumulus Media in 2006 when Louis Appell's children broke up Susquehanna Pfaltzgraff.
    7.00
    4 votes
    44

    University of Pennsylvania

    • Radio stations owned: WXPN
    The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is an American private Ivy League research university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. It is also one of the Colonial Colleges. Incorporated as The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn is one of 14 founding members of the Association of American Universities. Benjamin Franklin, Penn's founder, advocated an educational program that focused as much on practical education for commerce and public service as on the classics and theology. Penn was one of the first academic institutions to follow a multidisciplinary model pioneered by several European universities, concentrating multiple "faculties" (e.g., theology, classics, medicine) into one institution. It was also home to many other educational innovations. The first school of medicine in North America (Perelman School of Medicine, 1765), the first collegiate business school (Wharton, 1881) and the first student union (Houston Hall, 1896),
    7.00
    4 votes
    45

    Univision Radio

    • Radio stations owned: WRTO
    Univision Radio is the radio division of media giant Univision Communications, Inc., which also owns the Univision television network. The company was formerly known as Hispanic Broadcasting Corporation. It is the eighth largest radio company in the United States, and the largest Hispanic radio company in the nation. With the highly rated Spanish radio stations in the United States. Univision, previously known as Hispanic Broadcasting Corp. (between 2000 and 9-22-2003) and Heftel Broadcasting Corp, was the result of a February 14, 1997 merger of Tichenor Media System, Inc. a private company based in Dallas, Texas and Heftel Broadcasting, a public company based in Las Vegas, NV. Tichenor had been in broadcasting since the 1940s. McHenry Tichenor operated a station (KGBS on 1240, later KGBT on 1530) in Harlingen, Texas. In 1950 they added KUNO Corpus Christi, Texas. Later station purchases were KIFN in Phoenix, AZ, WGMA in Hollywood, FL, WACO-AM-FM-and TV-CP in Waco, Texas. In 1975 the company (then known as Harbenito radio) added KCOR (AM) and KQXT (FM) in San Antonio. In 1981 the grandson of the founder, McHenry T. Tichenor, Jr., was named president of the company. He began
    7.00
    4 votes
    46
    South Central Communications

    South Central Communications

    • Radio stations owned: WSTO
    South Central Communications is a privately owned media company based in Evansville, Indiana, and owned and operated by the Engelbrecht family: John D. Engelbrecht (President & CEO), JP Engelbrecht (Vice-President & COO), and Bettie G. Engelbrecht (Director Emeritus). South Central Currently Owns two Television Stations, WRMX-LP, and WJDE-LP (Both of them being HSN affiliates). Both Television Stations are located in Nashville, Tennessee. It is the only two Television Stations that South Central currently owns, and both of them being Low-Powered Stations. South Central also owns Muzak franchises, with ten offices in six states.
    9.50
    2 votes
    47

    Manila Broadcasting Company, Inc.

    • Radio stations owned: DYSB
    Manila Broadcasting Company (PSE: MBC) is a radio and television network owned by the FJE Group of Companies in the Philippines. Its AM flagship station, DZRH is the oldest radio station in the country while its FM flagship station, Love Radio is the current #1 station in FM radio ratings in Metro Manila and several key cities. MBC's corporate headquarters and studios are located at MBC Building, Sotto St., CCP Complex, Pasay City. The current president is Ruperto Nicdao Jr. MBC owns over 500 radio stations throughout the Philippines and the largest radio network in Asia. The company has seven different brands and most well known of which are DZRH Nationwide, Aksyon Radyo, Love Radio, Yes FM, Hot FM, Easy Rock, and Radyo Natin. The number "500" is in question as according to the NTC, there are only 580 licensed FM stations and 375 AMs in the country. Aside from radio, it has returned into TV broadcasting with its cable TV channel (RHTV, or DZRH Television) and five regional TV channels (TV Natin, or Radyo Natin Television). The origins of MBC can be traced to DZRH, first went on air as KZRH on the morning of July 15, 1939 by the Heacock Company, a department store company based in
    8.00
    3 votes
    48

    Regent Communications

    • Radio stations owned: WWJO
    Townsquare Media (formerly Regent Communications Inc. until 2010) is an American radio broadcaster, based in Greenwich, Connecticut. As of 13 August 2010 (2010 -08-13), after it acquired sister companies Gap Broadcasting and GapWest Broadcasting, it owned 171 radio stations in 36 radio markets, with concentration in the Northeast, Midwest, Southwest, and Mountain states. Regent Communications (former Pink Sheets ticker symbol RGCI) was founded in 1996 by Terry Jacobs and Bill Stakelin. Jacobs later since retired from the company and Stakelin became its CEO. On October 27, 2008 Regent Broadcasting joined Radiolicious and began streaming on the iPhone and iPod Touch. Regent is the first major radio group to contract for all of its streaming stations to be available through the Radiolicious application. Regent filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy on March 1, 2010, with $211.3 million in debt, $166.5 million in assets, and a pre-arranged plan for exiting bankruptcy, with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The filing plan made Oaktree Capital Management the majority owner of Regent after the bankruptcy and gave the old shareholders 12.8 cents per share. After the
    8.00
    3 votes
    49

    STARadio Corporation

    • Radio stations owned: KGRC
    STARadio is a radio broadcast company that owns several radio stations throughout the United States in the cities of Quincy and Kankakee, IL
    8.00
    3 votes
    50

    Rogers Media

    • Radio stations owned: CJRX-FM
    Rogers Media Inc is a subsidiary of Rogers Communications Inc., which owns Canada's largest publishing company, Rogers Publishing Limited, which has more than 70 consumer and business publications. Rogers Media Inc. also owns 54 radio stations, and several television properties including terrestrial television stations and cable television channels. Rogers Media was created in 2006 to manage all television station and specialty channels, radio stations and publishing assets. The division is split into two areas: Rogers Media holds Rogers Communications' radio and television broadcasting operations, as well as the consumer and trade publishing operations, other television properties and the Toronto Blue Jays and Rogers Centre. Rogers Media also produces content and conducts e-commerce over the Internet relating to many of its individual broadcasting and publishing properties. The group has 54 radio stations across Canada, (45 FM and 9 AM radio stations, thus making Rogers Media the third-largest radio broadcaster behind Astral Media and Newcap); both the Citytv and OMNI Television networks consisting of 10 television stations. The division also operates specialty channels, including
    5.80
    5 votes
    51

    Morris Communications

    • Radio stations owned: KGNC
    Morris Communications of Augusta, Georgia is a privately held media company with diversified holdings that include newspaper and magazine publishing, outdoor advertising, radio broadcasting, book publishing and distribution, visitor publications and online services. Newspapers are the foundation and core business of the company owned by the Morris family since 1945. Today the Georgia-based enterprise reaches across the nation, has holdings in Europe and employs 6,000 people. The company publishes 13 daily newspapers and a number of nondaily newspapers with a combined circulation in the range of 700,000. They include the Augusta Chronicle in Augusta, Georgia, the Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville, the Topeka Capital-Journal in Topeka, Kansas, the Amarillo Globe-News in Amarillo, Texas, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal in Lubbock, Texas,the Athens Banner-Herald in Athens, Georgia, the Savannah Morning News in Savannah, Georgia, the noted local journalism experiment Bluffton Today in Bluffton, South Carolina and The People-Sentinel in Barnwell, South Carolina. Morris operates 33 radio stations in the United States, plus Riviera Radio in Monaco. Its book division, Globe Pequot Press, is
    6.75
    4 votes
    52

    Moody Broadcasting Network

    • Radio stations owned: WMBI
    Moody Radio (also known as Moody Broadcasting Network or MBN) is one of the largest Christian radio networks in the United States. Located in downtown Chicago, Moody Radio has 36 owned and operated stations and hundreds of affiliates and outlets that carry all or part of its programming. It is owned by the Moody Bible Institute. The network airs a variety of programming directed primarily toward a Christian audience. The format ranges between music, lecture, campus chapel, listener-interactive talk, and devotional. WMBI, the flagship station of Moody Radio, got its start seemingly by accident. A violent storm in October 1925 prevented the talent for WGES' scheduled broadcast from performing on the radio. This opened the door for two cornet-playing Moody Bible Institute (MBI) students, who happened to be on-site and could fill the time slot. Few would have thought this “chance-encounter” would result in a weekly show and less than a year later help to launch WMBI, the oldest, most renowned Christian radio station in the country. In spite of changing technology, audiences and formats, the station has maintained a familiar presence on the air for eight decades. This station was just
    9.00
    2 votes
    53
    British Broadcasting Corporation

    British Broadcasting Corporation

    • Radio stations owned: BBC Radio Leicester
    The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcasting corporation headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees, with about 23,000 staff. Its main responsibility is to provide impartial public service broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. The BBC is a semi-autonomous public service broadcaster that operates under a Royal Charter and a Licence and Agreement from the Home Secretary. Within the United Kingdom its work is funded principally by an annual television licence fee, which is charged to all British households, companies and organisations using any type of equipment to record and/or receive live television broadcasts; the level of the fee is set annually by the British Government and agreed by Parliament. Outside the UK, the BBC World Service has provided services by direct broadcasting and re-transmission contracts by sound radio since the inauguration of the BBC Empire Service in December 1932, and more recently by television and online. Though sharing some of the facilities of the domestic services, particularly for news and current affairs output, the
    7.67
    3 votes
    54
    Hearst Television, Inc.

    Hearst Television, Inc.

    • Radio stations owned: WIYY
    Hearst Television, Inc. (formerly Hearst-Argyle Television) is a broadcasting company in the United States, owned by the New York City-based Hearst Corporation. It holds joint ventures in television production with NBCUniversal Television Distribution (although most of the stations it owns are affiliated with ABC). From 1998 to mid-2009, the company traded its common stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "HTV." Hearst-Argyle was formed in 1997 with the merger of Hearst Corporation's broadcasting division and stations owned by Argyle Television Holdings II, which is partially related to the company of the same name who (in 1994) sold its stations to New World Communications, stations that eventually became Fox-owned stations. Hearst's involvement in broadcasting dates to the 1920s. In terms of audience reach, Hearst is the largest group owner of ABC-affiliated stations, and the second-largest group owner of NBC affiliates. Hearst-owned ABC affiliates in National Football League markets simulcast Monday Night Football games from ESPN that involve these teams - ESPN is 20% owned by Hearst, the rest being owned by ABC's parent, the Walt Disney Company. Other
    7.67
    3 votes
    55

    Prairie Public Broadcasting

    Prairie Public Broadcasting operates public television and public radio networks in the U.S. state of North Dakota, also reaching neighboring states and Canadian provinces. The Prairie Public radio service has eight stations and 11 translator. Prairie Public Television currently has seven analog (NTSC) stations with digital (ATSC) channels and two digital-only stations. Prairie Public Broadcasting was originally founded in 1959, as the North Central Educational Television Association (NCETA), by Dr. Ted Donat. In 1964 the first station of the NCETA, KFME in Fargo, went on the air. NCETA would change it's name to Prairie Public Broadcasting in 1974, starting with the establishment of KFME's first satellite station, KGFE in Grand Forks, that same year.
    7.67
    3 votes
    56

    American Public Media

    American Public Media (APM) is the second largest producer of public radio programs in the United States of America after NPR. Its non-profit parent, American Public Media Group, also owns and operates radio stations in Minnesota, California, and Florida. Its station brands are Minnesota Public Radio, Southern California Public Radio, and Classical South Florida. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, American Public Media (APM) is best known for the distribution of Garrison Keillor's well-known weekend program A Prairie Home Companion, and Peabody Award-winning program On Being. It also produces the prominent program Marketplace. Formerly, much of American Public Media's programming content was distributed by Public Radio International, which itself was named "American Public Radio", or APR, until July 1, 1994. APR was formed by four stations, the Minnesota Public Radio network, WGBH in Boston, WNYC in New York, and KUSC in Los Angeles, to distribute A Prairie Home Companion. PRI owns and produces numerous programs today, but still also distributes diverse programming from many sources. In contrast, APM, which was founded in 2004, predominantly distributes content that it owns and produces
    6.50
    4 votes
    57
    ESPN

    ESPN

    • Radio stations owned: ESPN Deportes Radio
    ESPN is an American global cable television network focusing on sports-related programming including live and recorded event telecasts, sports talk shows, and other original programming. Its name derives from Entertainment and Sports Programming Network. Founded by Bill Rasmussen, his son Scott Rasmussen and Aetna insurance agent Ed Eagan, it launched on September 7, 1979, under the direction of Chet Simmons, the network's President and CEO (and later the United States Football League's first commissioner). The Getty Oil Company provided funding to begin the new venture via executive Stuart Evey. John Skipper is ESPN's current president, a position he has held since January 1, 2012. ESPN's signature telecast, SportsCenter, debuted with the network and aired its 50,000th episode on September 13, 2012. ESPN broadcasts primarily from its studios in Bristol, Connecticut. The network also operates offices in Miami; New York City; Seattle; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Los Angeles. The Los Angeles office, from which the late-night edition of SportsCenter is now broadcast, opened at L.A. Live in early 2009. While ESPN is one of the most successful sports networks, it has not been free
    6.50
    4 votes
    58

    Gazprom Media

    • Radio stations owned: Echo of Moscow
    Gazprom-Media (Russian: ОАО Газпром-Медиа) is the largest Russian media holding founded in 2000 as a subsidiary of Gazprom. In 2000 it acquired NTV, the only nationwide state-independent television in Russia of the time, as well as other media assets of Vladimir Gusinsky's Media Most group, which raised a major controversy and resulted in considerable changes in their editorial policy. In 2005 Gazprom-Media purchased Izvestia, a leading nationwide newspaper. In August 2005 Gazprom sold the group to Gazprombank.
    6.50
    4 votes
    59

    American University

    • Radio stations owned: WAMU 88.5 FM
    American University (AU or American) is a private liberal arts and research university in Washington, D.C., United States, affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The university was chartered by an Act of Congress on December 5, 1892 as "The American University," which was approved by President Benjamin Harrison on February 24, 1893. Roughly 6,000 undergraduate students and 3,912 graduate students are currently enrolled. AU is a member of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area. A member of the Division I Patriot League, its sports teams compete as the American University Eagles. American's main campus is located at the intersection of Nebraska and Massachusetts Avenues at Ward Circle in the Spring Valley neighborhood of Northwest Washington. The area is served by the Tenleytown-AU station on the Washington Metro subway line in the nearby neighborhood of Tenleytown. An inspiration for the founding of American University was a letter written by George Washington, in which he expressed a desire for a "national university" to be located in the nation's capital. The American University was established in the District of Columbia by an Act of Congress on
    10.00
    1 votes
    60

    Empresas 1BC

    • Radio stations owned: Radio Caracas Radio
    Empresas 1BC (also known as Grupo Phelps, Centro Corporativo 1BC, and Grupo 1BC), is a privately owned Venezuelan corporation which operates diverse media enterprises such as Radio Caracas Televisión, Etheron, Radio Caracas Radio, 92.9 tu FM, Sonográfica, FonoVideo, Recordland, and Radionet, to name a few. This conglomerate is headed by Marcel Granier and headquartered in Caracas, Venezuela. The origins of this company dates back to the year 1920, when William Henry Phelps returned to Venezuela from the United States after receiving a degree from Princeton University. In the year 1929, his family established the first holding company, Sindicato Phelps, C.A., in which various businesses, such as real estate and automotive companies, were consolidated. The development of the communications sector began in 1930, when (with the support of RCA) Phelps established the Broadcasting Caracas, the first commercial radio station in Venezuela. In 1935, the Broadcasting Caracas became known as Radio Caracas, and then later, Radio Caracas Radio (RCR). Radio Caracas Televisión (RCTV) was created in 1953. Until then, the Phelps owned Ondas Populares, RCR, and RCTV. Businesses formerly owned by the
    10.00
    1 votes
    61

    Renda Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: WJGO
    Renda Broadcasting (RBC) is a privately held Pittsburgh-based radio broadcasting company founded by chief executive, Tony Renda. Renda Broadcasting operates stations in Pennsylvania, Florida and Oklahoma.
    10.00
    1 votes
    62

    Rowan University

    • Radio stations owned: WGLS-FM
    Rowan University is a public university in Glassboro, New Jersey, USA with a satellite campus in Camden, New Jersey. The school was founded in 1923 as Glassboro Normal School on a twenty-five acre site donated by the town. The school became New Jersey State Teachers College at Glassboro in the 1930s, and Glassboro State College in 1958. Starting in the 1970s, it grew into a multi-purpose institution, adding programs in business, communications, and engineering. It was renamed Rowan College of New Jersey in 1992, after Henry Rowan and his wife Betty gave $100 million to the school, at the time the largest gift to a public college. It became Rowan University on March 21, 1997, when it won approval for university status from the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education. In the fall of 2012, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University will open at the university's Camden campus; it is the first public medical school in New Jersey not associated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. In the early part of the 20th century, there was a shortage of properly trained teachers in the state of New Jersey. It was decided to build a two-year Normal school in the southern
    10.00
    1 votes
    63

    Televisa

    Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. is a Mexican multimedia mass media company, the largest in Latin America and in the Spanish-speaking world. It is a major international entertainment business, with much of its programming airing in the United States on Univision, with which it has an exclusive contract. Grupo Televisa was founded in 1955 as Telesistema Mexicano, linking Mexico's first three television stations: XHTV-TV (founded in 1950), XEW-TV (1951) and XHGC-TV (1952). It was (and currently still is) owned by the Azcárraga family from the Venezuelan Family Cisneros, who had signed on Mexico's first radio station, XEW-AM, in 1930. Its headquarters, known as Televicentro, were originally located on Avenida Chapultepec in downtown Mexico City. The building opened on February 10, 1952. In 1968, Telesistema's main competitor, Televisión Independiente de México (TIM), started operating with XHTIM-TV and Canal 8. At the time, both Telesistema and TIM competed with XHAW-TV, local Canal 12, which also started transmissions in 1968. Over the next four years, both networks competed in content and image until September 17, 1972, when they merged, taking on the name Televisa, an acronym for Television
    10.00
    1 votes
    64

    Télévision de Radio-Canada

    Télévision de Radio-Canada is a Canadian French language television network. It is owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, known in French as Société Radio-Canada. Headquarters are at Maison Radio-Canada in Montreal, which is also home to the network's flagship station, CBFT-DT. It is the only francophone network in Canada to broadcast over-the-air in all Canadian provinces. This network is considered more populist than its English counterpart CBC Television. It has arguably been the more successful of the two as it does not face such immense competition from American networks. Despite this, it has trailed TVA in the ratings for most of the last 30 years, roughly as long as its English counterpart has trailed CTV. It has recently pulled closer with a resurgent schedule, including offbeat sitcoms, and the talk show Tout le monde en parle. With this success, however, have come accusations of dumbing down. For instance, the aforementioned Tout le monde en parle replaced the long-running Sunday night arts series Les Beaux Dimanches. News programming is anchored by Le Téléjournal, which airs nightly at 10:00 p.m. Local newscasts, which air during the lunch and supper hours, now
    10.00
    1 votes
    65
    Tribune Broadcasting

    Tribune Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: WGN
    The Tribune Broadcasting Company is a group of radio and television stations located throughout the United States which are owned and operated by the Tribune Company, a media conglomerate based in Chicago, Illinois and named for the flagship Chicago Tribune newspaper. Tribune Broadcasting originated with the June 1924 purchase of radio station WDAP by the newspaper Chicago Tribune. The new owners changed the station's call letters to WGN, to match the Tribune 's slogan, "World's Greatest Newspaper." WGN Radio would launch a television station in Chicago, in April 1948. Two months later, the Tribune 's then-sibling newspaper in New York City, the New York Daily News, established its own television station, WPIX. During the next six decades, Tribune Broadcasting (known originally as WGN, Incorporated, and from 1966 to 1981 as WGN Continental Broadcasting Company) would acquire radio and television stations throughout the United States. WGN-TV and WPIX are the only stations Tribune has owned since their inceptions. Tribune also operated several local cable television systems from 1977 to 1985. Tribune Broadcasting now has 23 television stations located in 19 markets (including four
    10.00
    1 votes
    66
    University of York

    University of York

    • Radio stations owned: University Radio York
    The University of York (informally York University, or simply York, abbreviated as Ebor. for post-nominals), is a plate glass university located in the city of York, England. Established in 1963, the campus university has expanded to more than thirty departments and centres, covering a wide range of subjects. Despite its relatively young age, the university has quickly forged a strong reputation in less than half a century. York has been named the 8th best young university in the world, and is 1st within the UK, building a "reputation to rival Oxford and Cambridge". The university also places among the top 10 in the country, top 20 universities in Europe, and ranked 96th in the world, according to the 2011 QS World University Rankings. This places York in the top 1% of all higher education institutions across the globe. In the last Research Assessment Exercise in 2008, York was also named as the 8th best research institution in the United Kingdom. The university was named Sunday Times university of the year in 2003 and Times Higher Education university of the year in 2010. In 2012, The University of York was invited to join the Russell Group in recognition of the institution's
    10.00
    1 votes
    67

    WTKM

    • Radio stations owned: WTKM-FM
    WTKM could refer to two radio broadcast stations in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin market of the United States:
    10.00
    1 votes
    68

    ZGS Communications

    • Radio stations owned: WILC
    ZGS Communications, also referred to as the ZGS Group or ZGS Broadcasting, is a television and radio station operator in the United States, based in Arlington, Virginia. The company operates 18 stations: 15 television stations (all of which are Telemundo affiliates), and 3 radio stations. All of their stations broadcast in Spanish. As of 2009, ZGS currently owns the following:
    10.00
    1 votes
    69
    7.33
    3 votes
    70

    Educational Media Foundation

    • Radio stations owned: WAKL
    Educational Media Foundation (also known as EMF Broadcasting, or just simply EMF) is a not-for-profit organization that operates the K-LOVE and Air1 radio networks. EMF is based in Rocklin, California. As of November 2008, EMF directly owns and operates at least 245 radio stations. The K-LOVE and Air1 programming is distributed by satellite and carried on its own stations, a large number of lower power FM translators, and some stations which it operates on behalf of other owners. The President and CEO of EMF is Mike Novak. He was named to those positions on October 1, 2007. Mike Novak replaced Dick Jenkins, who was the founder of the EMF Broadcast Network. K-LOVE is an adult contemporary Christian music radio programming service in the United States operated by the Educational Media Foundation. As of January 2011, K-LOVE's programming is carried on over 440 FM stations and translators in 45 states. K-LOVE claims an audience of 250,000 people each week via the Internet and more than 5 million listeners weekly on the radio network. Some of the most listened to K-LOVE stations are in Chicago, Denver, Phoenix, Kansas City and San Antonio each averaging between 200-400 thousand
    7.33
    3 votes
    71

    Public Radio International

    Public Radio International (PRI) is a Minneapolis-based American public radio organization, with locations in Boston, New York, London and Beijing. PRI's tagline is "Hear a different voice." PRI is a major public media content creator and also distributes programs from many sources, competing with National Public Radio and American Public Media to provide programming to public radio stations. Additionally, the company is increasingly focused on fulfilling the unmet needs in global news and cultural perspectives, created and curated specifically for relevance for Americans. Therefore its competitive set in the larger media and information landscape consists of organizations focused on creating, partnering and providing global news and cultural perspectives content. PRI is the "managing partner" of American Public Radio, which provides satellite radio programing via Sirius XM Satellite Radio. APR is composed of PRI, Chicago Public Radio, WGBH (FM) in Boston, and WNYC in New York City. In the United States, PRI exclusively distributes such well-known programming as This American Life and the BBC World Service to public radio stations. Among its many high-profile programs is the
    7.33
    3 votes
    72

    Maritime Broadcasting System

    • Radio stations owned: CHFX-FM
    The Maritime Broadcasting System Limited is a private Canadian broadcasting company owning 21 radio stations serving several communities in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick. Commonly called MBS Radio, the company was established in 1969 as Eastern Broadcasting Limited in Campbellton, New Brunswick and is currently owned by Robert L. Pace. The company's head office is now located in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Sackville Street. MBS also owns the Maritime News Network. On October 28, 2011, Maritime Broadcasting System Ltd. applied to the CRTC to operate a new country music FM radio station at Miramichi, New Brunswick. If approved, the new station will operate at 102.5 MHz.
    8.50
    2 votes
    73

    Western Connecticut State University

    • Radio stations owned: WXCI
    Western Connecticut State University (Western, WestConn, or WCSU) is a public university in Danbury, Connecticut. Founded in 1903, WestConn has an arts and sciences curriculum, a business school, and several professional programs including elementary and secondary education, nursing, music performance, and social work. It is also home to The Jane Goodall Center for Excellence in Environmental Studies. WestConn started as a teachers' college, training the primary and secondary school educators for Connecticut's Fairfield County and surrounding areas. The school's name has changed over the years as it has focused on additional areas of study. First named the Danbury Normal School, in the 1950s it was called the Danbury State Teachers College. It was renamed as Danbury State College in 1959, then Western Connecticut State College in 1967, and finally, in 1983, Western Connecticut State University. Western Connecticut has two campuses (Midtown and West Side) located three miles apart connected by a campus shuttle service. The Midtown Campus is the original campus, located near Downtown Danbury. It is home to the School of Arts and Sciences, School of Professional Studies, and most of
    8.50
    2 votes
    74
    Depot Hill Media

    Depot Hill Media

    • Radio stations owned: Fly 104.9
    Depot Hill Media was an Internet Radio network formed in 1997 by Leonard Eisen. The network had dozens of channels spanning a wide array of genres. The world headquarters for the company was based out of Poughquag, New York, where the broadcast facility and programming offices were held.

    The company announced on September 1,2008 that they were filing Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection citing losses of 15.7 Million dollars, and a declining market in Internet Radio. The World headquarters (DHMPLEX) closed on September 11,2008 to the public, and closed for staff on September 12. As of late, the Website is still currently up, the one remaining station Fly 104.9 has switched hands, and the company and its office are now defunct.

    The office was undoubtly the largest broadcast facility for Internet Radio in North America. Covering an area of 18,000 square feet the office had 12 on-air studios, so that each channel had a studio, a Digital Production Services department, who was in charge of creating station identifications and imaging sweepers. On the main level you'd see the Main Lobby, with the front desk, a live projection of the shoutcast panel with the TLS exact to the second, as well as billing and Listener Care. Proceeding through the door on the east side of the Main Lobby would take you down the main hallway to the left was a Men's and women's restroom facilities, to the right an MFDR. Continuing down the hallway reveals a kitchen with soda fountain on the North side of the building, and on the south side a Recording Booth for voicetracked shows.

    At the next interchange the hallway split, turning right at this point took you down a small hallway torwards the stairwell and Staff Laundry. However continuing down the hallway is a PVT Edit Room, and then a Supervisors office, past that is an Emergency Exit, and the site of the former lobby.
    7.00
    3 votes
    75
    Edward Rawlinson

    Edward Rawlinson

    Edward A. Rawlinson, SOM (1912–1992) was a Canadian businessman. Born in Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Rawlinson became the youngest chartered accountant in Canada in 1934. During the Second World War he was manager of British Commonwealth Air Training Plan flying school in Prince Albert. In 1946 Rawlinson bought CKBI radio station in Prince Albert and in 1958 he established CKBI-TV. He subsequently acquired radio stations in a number of other centres in Saskatchewan including Regina, Saskatoon, North Battleford and Meadow Lake. Rawlinson was president of Central Broadcasting and chairman of Rawlco Communications. He was a fellow of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Rawlinson was recognized across Canada for his leadership in broadcasting. Past president and honorary life member of the Western Association of Broadcasters, he was also a former director of the Canadian Association of Broadcasters and a member of its hall of fame. Among his many awards Rawlinson received the Rogers Family Award for excellence in broadcasting in 1989. He was also well known for service to the community; he was chairman of the board of Victoria Union Hospital in Prince Albert and active in
    7.00
    3 votes
    76

    Pamal Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: WLNA
    Pamal Broadcasting, Ltd. is a family-owned radio ownership with stations in medium-to-small markets in the Northeast and Florida. Based in the Albany suburb of Latham, New York, Pamal Broadcasting was founded in 1986 as Albany Broadcasting when business man James J. Morrell entered broadcast ownership with the purchase of WFLY and WPTR. The Pamal name, a portmanteau of the names of Morrell's children, was adopted in 1996 though each cluster uses a unique name (such as Albany Broadcasting for the Albany cluster; the Pamal name is rarely used on-air, except in the Hudson Valley). In 2005, Pamal Broadcasting was the 27th-largest owner of radio stations in the United States. By mid 2011, the company has divested itself of 40% of its radio station licenses from that 2005 high water mark. And, with the pending $6.5M sale of its Pensacola stations to Cumulus Media, Pamal will have completed its exit from Florida. Two stations were to be acquired by Pamal, but did not get acquired
    7.00
    3 votes
    77

    Red River Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: KQDS
    Red River Broadcasting is a television and radio broadcasting company based in Fargo, North Dakota, which operates a network of Fox affiliates in eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. The company also owns TV and radio stations in South Dakota and Minnesota. The radio division, known as Red Rock Radio, currently owns and operates 22 radio stations. Red River Broadcasting is currently owned by Myron Kunin of Minneapolis, Minnesota (85%), who founded Regis Corporation, and Romeo "Ro" Grignon of Ponsford, Minnesota (15%). Red River Broadcasting also owns TV stations in the Duluth, Minnesota and Sioux Falls, South Dakota areas including: Red River Broadcasting owns radio stations under the Red Rock Radio name.
    7.00
    3 votes
    78

    Score Media

    • Radio stations owned: Hardcore Sports
    Score Media Inc. is a Canadian media company. Its main asset is The Score, a national specialty television service providing sports news, information, highlights, live events, and other sports-related entertainment programming. Other operations include a 20% stake in mobile and web development firm NuLayer, closed captioning service Voice to Visual Inc., The Score Fighting Series, and various interactive properties including ScoreMobile, ScoreMobile FC, SportsTap and TheScore.ca. The company previously owned and operated The Score Satellite Radio; a satellite radio network available across North America on Sirius Satellite Radio. The station shut down on September 1, 2011. The company was previously named Headline Media Group Inc. and in February 2005 changed its name to Score Media Inc. On August 24, 2012, reports surfaced that Rogers Communications was planning to acquire Score Media for close to $160 million dollars. The next day, those reports became reality when Rogers Media announced that it will acquire Score Media in a transaction valued at $167 million. The resulting acquisition will include Score Media's television business which includes the closed captioning service
    7.00
    3 votes
    79
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    3 votes
    80
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    2 votes
    81
    8.00
    2 votes
    82
    Radio New Zealand

    Radio New Zealand

    • Radio stations owned: National Radio
    Radio New Zealand (Māori: Te Reo Irirangi o Aotearoa) is a New Zealand public service radio broadcaster and Crown entity formed by the Radio New Zealand Act 1995. It operates news, current affairs and arts network Radio New Zealand National and classical music and jazz network Radio New Zealand Concert with full government funding from New Zealand on Air. It is responsible for the Radio New Zealand International Pacific shortwave service and the Radio New Zealand Sound Archive. It has a statutory role under the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act 2002 to act as a lifeline utility in emergency situations. It provides cassette, compact disc and podcast recordings of programming through its Replay Radio service. It also broadcasts all sittings of the Parliament of New Zealand through its Parliament-funded AM Network. The broadcaster is bound by the Charter and Operating Principles included in the Radio New Zealand Act, which is reviewed by the Parliament of New Zealand every five years and was amended in 2004. The broadcaster is required to provoke debate and critical thought, reflect New Zealand and Maori cultural diversity, cater for varied ages and interests, promote music and
    8.00
    2 votes
    83

    Relevant Radio

    • Radio stations owned: WLOL
    Relevant Radio is the largest Catholic talk radio network in the United States, with 20 stations and 18 affiliates in 15 states. The network's National Headquarters and network studios are in Green Bay, Wisconsin, with additional studios in Minneapolis, Madison, WI and Chicago, IL. The network airs a variety of programming aimed at practicing Catholics, mostly in a listener-interactive talk format. "Morning Air", which the network describes as "a classic drive-time format that combines inspiration & entertainment" was the first program developed by Relevant Radio in 2003. The network now airs almost exclusively programming developed internally. It is the only Catholic radio network in the country to be recognized by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops as a national media outlet. The network was founded by a group of dedicated Catholic business men, including Bob Atwell and John Cavil (who founded WJOK 1050AM in 2000) and Mark Follett, who had been the owner of Anchor Foods, an Appleton-based distributor of frozen appetizers. Starboard bought the license to a radio station in Kaukauna, Wisconsin that had been carrying all-sports programming, and turned it into an
    8.00
    2 votes
    84

    Spanish Broadcasting System

    • Radio stations owned: WPAT-FM
    Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBSA) is one of the largest owners and operators of radio stations in the United States. SBS is also invested in television and internet properties, deriving the majority of its income from advertising through its media products. SBS owns the internet portal LaMusica.com. It also acquired WSBS-TV in Miami, Florida and WSJU-TV in San Juan, Puerto Rico, known as MEGA TV. SBS targets the U.S. Hispanic audience in six geographic regions: greater Los Angeles, greater New York, Puerto Rico, greater Chicago, greater Miami, and greater San Francisco. Spanish Broadcasting System was founded by Pablo Raúl Alarcón, Sr., who started in Spanish-language radio broadcasting in the early 1950s when he started his first radio station in Camagüey, Cuba, and his son, Raúl Alarcón, Jr. Alarcón Sr. had acquired 14 radio stations by the time he fled Cuba with his family to the United States in 1960. In the U.S. he continued his career as an on-air personality at a New York radio station after arriving in the United States before being promoted to programming director. He subsequently owned a recording studio and advertising agency before borrowing $3.5 million
    8.00
    2 votes
    85

    UTV Radio

    • Radio stations owned: WKKK-FM
    UTV Radio is a UK media company, and owner of several radio stations in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. It is a growing branch of UTV Media. The Wireless Group had its British origins in the company Talk Radio, named after the national AM station around which it was formed, which was later purchased by TalkCo, a consortium whose members included MVI, News International, Radio Investments and LMC Radio headed by chief executive Kelvin MacKenzie, the former editor of The Sun newspaper. It bought the Wireless Group in 1998 for £15.5m. The company became the fifth largest UK radio group when it purchased The Radio Partnership in 1999, gaining control of its nine local commercial stations. In 2000 the station Talk Radio was relaunched as talkSPORT. In May 2005, it was announced that the Northern Ireland media company UTV plc (now UTV Media) had made an agreed offer to buy the company, subject to shareholder and regulatory approval. In June 2005 the takeover proceeded, with McKenzie being replaced by UTV executive Scott Taunton. On 12 September 2005 it was announced that the company was to be rebranded as UTV Radio. This brand was to bring together UTV's new acquisitions
    8.00
    2 votes
    86

    Geoff Stirling

    • Radio stations owned: CHOZ-FM
    Geoffrey William Stirling (born St. John's, 1921) is a Canadian businessman. Stirling, along with other members of his family, owns several media outlets in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador under the corporate brand Stirling Communications International. Specifically, these properties are CJON-DT which goes by the slogan Canada's Superstation; radio station CHOZ-FM; and the Newfoundland Herald, a weekly news, gossip and TV listings magazine. In some circles, Stirling is regarded as an eccentric for the way in which he has used his media outlets to promote a variety of personal interests such as eastern mysticism and intestinal health. For example, he devoted many hours of, often unscheduled, broadcast time to conversations with gurus such as Ram Dass and Swami Shyam and to a variety of esoteric subjects ranging from pyramids to unidentified flying objects, a practice which continues today as the station is run by his son Scott and Scott and Judy's son, Jesse. When he watched his own television station he would sometimes phone Master Control to order that a favorite tape immediately preempt the current broadcast or that the technician apply a particular effect to
    5.75
    4 votes
    87

    Macquarie Radio Network

    • Radio stations owned: 2GB
    Macquarie Radio Network (ASX: MRN) is the name of the company that owns and operates 2GB and 2CH in Sydney. It is a publicly listed company, majority owned by John Singleton. 2GB is Sydney's highest ratings radio station (as at July 2010), and has high profile presenter Alan Jones as its breakfast announcer. It is a news talk format. 2CH is an middle-aged music format targeting listeners 35 years and over. Macquarie National News is the name of the news service of Macquarie Radio Network. In 2010, Macquarie joined forces with Pacific Star Network to launch Melbourne's revamped 3MP as MTR 1377. On 2 March 2012, MTR ceased operations when Pacific Star was unable to pay any monies owed to Macquarie. Historically, the network was much larger, up till the late 1980s encompassing 2GB Sydney, 3AW Melbourne, 4BH Brisbane, 5DN Adelaide, 6PR Perth, 2CA Canberra and 2WL Wollongong.
    9.00
    1 votes
    88

    Southern Cross Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: 2UE
    Southern Cross Broadcasting (Australia) Limited was a diversified Australian media company, that owned and operated a variety of media businesses, primarily radio and television.
    9.00
    1 votes
    89

    GCap Media

    • Radio stations owned: Q103 Cambridge
    GCap Media was a British commercial radio company formed from the merger of the Capital Radio Group and GWR Group. The merger was completed in May 2005. It was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. On 31 March 2008 the company agreed a takeover by Global Radio for £375 million. This was completed on 6 June 2008, and the company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Radio. On November 1, 2008, Global Radio discontinued using the name GCap Media. Capital Radio Group was, until May 2005, a London-based British radio group. The company was originally set up to operate a General Entertainment Independent Local Radio service in October 1973. Capital Radio was the second legal commercial radio station to launch in the UK, a few days after London news station LBC. In the 1980s the station was allowed to operate separate services on AM and FM. Changes to media ownership laws meant that Capital Radio Group was able to acquire other stations throughout the UK, becoming a powerful player in the UK's commercial radio industry; before the merger with GWR. In 1993, Capital bought BRMB, and in 1994 the Southern Radio Group which owned (Southern FM,
    6.67
    3 votes
    90
    Hessischer Rundfunk

    Hessischer Rundfunk

    • Radio stations owned: hr2
    Hessischer Rundfunk (Hessian Broadcasting) (HR) is the public broadcaster for the German state (Bundesland) of Hesse. The main offices of HR are in Frankfurt am Main. HR is a member of the ARD. The main radio and television studios for HR are located at Bertramstraße 8, Frankfurt am Main. There are additional radio and television studios in Kassel and Wiesbaden, and additional radio studios in Darmstadt, Fulda and Gießen. HR also has offices in Berlin, Eltville, Erbach, Limburg an der Lahn and Marburg. In 2000, HR opened studios on the 53rd floor of the Main Tower in the city centre of Frankfurt. HR is also responsible for the ARD Studios in Madrid and Prague. Licensing fees required for Radio and TV sets are currently €17.98 per month. For radio reception alone, the monthly fee is €5.52 These fees are not collected directly by the HR but by the GEZ that is a common organisation of ARD, its members, ZDF and Deutschlandfunk. Like other regional public broadcasting networks in Germany, HR has its own "Channel Three" programming. From 1964 until 1983 it was called 'Hessisches Fernsehprogramm' ("Hessian television programme") and from 1983 until 1997 it was called 'Hessen Drei' ("Hesse
    6.67
    3 votes
    91

    Jim Pattison Group

    • Radio stations owned: CFMY-FM
    The Jim Pattison Group is Canada’s third largest privately held company and, in a recent survey by the Financial Post, The Jim Pattison Group was ranked as Canada’s 62nd largest company. Jim Pattison, a Vancouver-based entrepreneur is the Chairman, President, CEO, and sole owner of the Jim Pattison Group. The Jim Pattison Group has more than 31,000 employees, and annual sales of $6.7 billion. With investments in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Europe, Asia and Australia, The Jim Pattison Group is involved in a wide variety of industries including TV and radio stations, car dealerships, grocery store chains, magazine distribution, food service specialty packaging, advertising, real estate development, fishing, forest products, financial services, and entertainment. The Jim Pattison Group began on May 8, 1961 when Mr. Pattison purchased a General Motors automobile dealership by borrowing $40,000 from the Royal Bank of Canada, and placing his home and life insurance policy with the bank as collateral. Acquisitions in subsequent years included the following: Some of the more significant divisions of the Jim Pattison Group include:
    6.67
    3 votes
    92
    6.67
    3 votes
    93
    Tribune Company

    Tribune Company

    • Radio stations owned: WGN
    The Tribune Company is a large American multimedia corporation based in Chicago, Illinois. It is the nation's second-largest newspaper publisher, with ten daily newspapers and commuter tabloids including Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Hartford Courant, Orlando Sentinel, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Baltimore Sun, Daily Press and The Morning Call, among others. Through Tribune Broadcasting, the company operates 23 television stations, WGN America on national cable, and Chicago's WGN radio. The group's combined reach is more than 80 percent of U.S. television households. Investment interests include Food Network (31%). Tribune Interactive, another subsidiary, manages the interactive operations of major daily newspapers such as Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times and their associated websites. Its national network sites owned with partners include CareerBuilder.com, Cars.com, Apartments.com and Topix.net. With more than 50 websites overall, Tribune Interactive ranks among the nation's leading news and information networks. The sites attract more than 20 million unique visitors per month. Tribune Media Services provides syndicated content to print and electronic media. Key
    6.67
    3 votes
    94

    Golden West Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: CILT-FM
    Golden West Broadcasting is a Canadian radio broadcasting company based in Altona, Manitoba, Canada. It currently owns and operates a number of radio stations in the prairie provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. Through its Golden West Media division, the company also supplies broadcast equipment sales and technical services as well as sound system consultation and installation. On October 28, 2004, Canadian Satellite Radio announced a partnership with both Golden West Broadcasting and Rawlco Communications that would give the two broadcasting companies the option to acquire an ownership interest in CSR should its satellite radio application be approved by the CRTC. In a press release for the announcement, Elmer Hildebrand, CEO of Golden West Broadcasting, stated: CSR's application and two others were approved on June 16, 2005; CSR's service, XM Radio Canada, launched on December 1, 2005. Additionally, Hildebrand owns three radio stations in the city of Saskatoon through Saskatoon Media Group—which are separate from Golden West. Golden West Broadcasting is known for its many typographical errors, both on its many websites and on air. The change of CKMW's frequency to FM
    5.50
    4 votes
    95

    Jack McGaw

    • Radio stations owned: CIRH-FM
    Jack McGaw is a Canadian journalist and radio operator. He was a cohost of the consumer newsmagazine Live It Up! in the early 1980s, and subsequently produced and hosted freelance documentary programming. In the mid-1990s, McGaw launched a tourist information radio station on Vancouver Island. He subsequently moved to Halifax in 2001, and currently operates that city's CIRH-FM, and similar stations in the Information Radio network in locations across Canada.
    5.50
    4 votes
    96
    Bonneville International

    Bonneville International

    • Radio stations owned: KSL Newsradio
    Bonneville International Corporation is a broadcasting company wholly owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS Church) through its for-profit arm, Deseret Management Corporation. It began as a radio and TV network in the Triad Center Broadcast House in Salt Lake City, Utah, Bonneville's name alludes to Benjamin Bonneville and the prehistoric Lake Bonneville that once covered much of modern-day Utah, which was named after him. Bonneville owns about 10 radio stations and one NBC affiliate television station, in its home market, and operates a second non-affiliated TV station, also in its home market. Additionally, the Bonneville Communications division provides broadcast distribution services and PSA production services to non-profit organizations. Bonneville International was formed with approval of the LDS First Presidency in 1964. It was formed to acquire KSL-AM-FM-TV, which had previously been subsidiaries of the Deseret News. Soon after its formation, Bonneville purchased KIRO-AM-FM-TV in Seattle. The LDS Church divested itself of these stations from 1995 to 1997, but reacquired KIRO-AM 10 years later. The company has also owned stations in New York
    7.50
    2 votes
    97

    CHIN Radio/TV International

    • Radio stations owned: CHIN
    CHIN Radio/TV International (legally known as Radio 1540 Limited) is a Canadian radio and television broadcasting company, which owns and operates three radio stations and a television program production unit, all targeting multilingual communities. The company also holds the annual CHIN Picnic. Started in 1966 by Johnny Lombardi, an Italian Canadian, the company produces and airs programming in 32 different languages. When Lombardi died in 2002, ownership of CHIN Radio/TV International passed to his son Lenny and daughters Theresa and Donina. CHIN also produces ten hours a week of television programming, which airs on CITY-DT on Saturday and Sunday mornings. CHIN produces television programming for the Portuguese, Caribbean, Pakistani, Hindi-speaking, Polish, Persian, Russian, Punjabi and Italian communities in Toronto. CHIN television programming originally aired on CIII-DT, and later, briefly, on CKVR-DT. One of Toronto's most popular annual multicultural events, the CHIN Picnic is held every summer at Exhibition Place. The event, which spans several days, includes musical and dance performers, amusement park rides, an international shopping bazaar and international food
    7.50
    2 votes
    98

    Cumulus Media

    • Radio stations owned: KZEL-FM
    Cumulus Media, Inc. (and its operating subsidiary, Cumulus Broadcasting) is the second largest owner and operator of AM and FM radio stations in the United States, behind Clear Channel Communications, operating 570 stations in 150 markets as of September 16, 2011. The company also owns Cumulus Media Networks. Cumulus's headquarters are located in Atlanta, Georgia. Cumulus' original business plan focused exclusively on owning radio stations located in medium sized media markets, and Cumulus Media only owns terrestrial radio stations in the United States; rival Clear Channel Communications owns satellite radio channels on Sirius XM Radio's XM Satellite Radio platform as well as Clear Channel Outdoor and Clear Channel International. Unlike some other radio broadcast companies, Cumulus does not own any TV stations, concert venues, or other ancillary businesses. However, in September 2010, the company publicly announced a deal to manage the operations of Modern Luxury Media, a magazine publishing business acquired by partners Dickey Publishing and Macquarie Capital. In 2006, Cumulus acquired control of Susquehanna Radio, with the backing of 3 venture capital firms (Bain Capital Partners
    7.50
    2 votes
    99

    Televisa Radio

    • Radio stations owned: XEX-AM
    Televisa Radio is a division of Televisa focused on AM radio and FM radio broadcasting.
    7.50
    2 votes
    100
    University of Texas at Austin

    University of Texas at Austin

    • Radio stations owned: KUT-FM
    The University of Texas at Austin (informally University of Texas, UT Austin or UT) is a state research university, and is the flagship institution of the University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is approximately 0.25 miles (400 m) from the Texas State Capitol in Austin. The institution has the fifth-largest single-campus enrollment in the nation as of fall 2010 (and had the largest enrollment in the country from 1997 to 2003), with over 50,000 undergraduate and graduate students and over 24,000 faculty and staff. It currently holds the second largest enrollment in Texas behind Texas A&M University. The University of Texas at Austin was named one of the original eight Public Ivy institutions and was inducted into the American Association of Universities in 1929. The university is a major center for academic research, with research expenditures exceeding $640 million for the 2009–2010 school year. The university houses seven museums and seventeen libraries, including the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum and the Blanton Museum of Art, and operates various auxiliary research facilities, such as the J. J. Pickle Research Campus and the McDonald Observatory. Among
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    2 votes
    101
    Vatican City

    Vatican City

    • Radio stations owned: Vatican Radio
    Vatican City /ˈvætɨkən ˈsɪti/, or Vatican City State, in Italian officially Stato della Città del Vaticano (pronounced [ˈstaːto della t͡ʃitˈta del vatiˈkaːno]), is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory consists of a walled enclave within the city of Rome, Italy. It has an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of just over 800. This makes Vatican City the smallest independent state in the world by both area and population. Vatican City State was established in 1929 by the Lateran Treaty, signed by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Gasparri, on behalf of Pope Pius XI and by Prime Minister and Head of Government Benito Mussolini on behalf of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy. Vatican City State is distinct from the Holy See, which dates back to early Christianity and is the main episcopal see of 1.2 billion Latin and Eastern Catholic adherents around the globe. Ordinances of Vatican City are published in Italian; official documents of the Holy See are issued mainly in Latin. The two entities have distinct passports: the Holy See, not being a country, issues only diplomatic and service passports, whereas Vatican City State issues normal passports.
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    2 votes
    102
    Capitol Broadcasting Company

    Capitol Broadcasting Company

    • Radio stations owned: WRAL-FM
    Capitol Broadcasting Company is a TV and radio broadcast company based in Raleigh, North Carolina. It also owns and operates the Durham Bulls minor league baseball team. Capitol Broadcasting Company owns and operates the following stations: In addition, from 1988 to 1991, Capitol Broadcasting owned WTTV, channel 4, in Bloomington, Indiana (serving the Indianapolis media market) and its full-time satellite WTTK, channel 29, in Kokomo, Indiana. (Under the name "Sunrise Broadcasting")
    6.33
    3 votes
    103

    Entravision Communications Corporation

    • Radio stations owned: KNTY
    Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC) is a media company based in Santa Monica, California. Entravision primarily caters to the Spanish-speaking Hispanic community and owns television and radio stations and outdoor media, in several of the top Hispanic markets. They are the largest affiliate group of the Univision and TeleFutura television networks. Entravision also owns a small number of English-language television and radio stations. On August 4, 2006, Entravision sold 5 of their radio stations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area to Liberman Broadcasting. On May 16, 2008, the company sold its outdoor media division, whose operations were primarily based in New York and Los Angeles, to Lamar Advertising Company.
    6.33
    3 votes
    104

    GMG Radio

    • Radio stations owned: Real Radio
    GMG Radio was the radio division of the Guardian Media Group. The group is based in Laser House, Salford Quays in Greater Manchester. The advertising division is in Old Trafford, Manchester. On July 12 2004 GMG Radio relaunched ejazz.fm, a dedicated jazz website. In January 2005 it launched a service, named Hear It, Buy It, Burn It, to permit users to legally download music from its station's websites. In February 2005, Myers announced that they have scrapped plans to launch Channel M Radio, a 24-hour news and talk station for Manchester due to commercial viability issues. In March 2005, the Guardian Media Group rejected a £115 million bid from the Chrysalis Group for the GMG Radio division. In June 2005 London station 102.2 Jazz FM was rebranded to 102.2 Smooth FM after disappointing RAJAR figures. At the same time, ejazz.fm was renamed to jazzfm.com and initially appeared on DAB in Yorkshire, South Wales and the Severn Estuary and on Sky Digital. On October 18 2006, it was announced that GMG Radio had bought the two Century branded stations from Gcap Media. The Century brand was originally launched by Myers and Simons in North East England in 1994, whilst they were at Border
    6.33
    3 votes
    105

    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

    • Radio stations owned: WMHD
    Rose–Hulman Institute of Technology (abbreviated RHIT), formerly Rose Polytechnic Institute, is a small private college specializing in teaching engineering, mathematics and science. RHIT is highly regarded for its undergraduate engineering program, which US News and World Reports ranked in 2013 as No. 1 in the United States of engineering schools where a doctorate degree is not offered, a position it has held since 2000. Its 295-acre (0.5 sq mi; 119.4 ha) campus is located in Terre Haute, Indiana. Rose–Hulman Institute of Technology ranks #16 among Best Engineering Colleges By Salary Potential in the United States The curricula at RHIT concentrate on engineering and the natural sciences. The school's primary focus is undergraduate education, though there is a small graduate program for master's degree students. There are no doctoral programs. In 2005, Rose–Hulman had 161 faculty members, 99% of whom held a PhD. The current student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1. Admission to the institute remains competitive due to its self-selecting admissions class and applicant sharing with Purdue, Notre Dame, and other top universities. In 2010, 510 students enrolled out of over 4,298 applicants.
    6.33
    3 votes
    106
    Moses Znaimer

    Moses Znaimer

    • Radio stations owned: CFMX-FM
    Moses Znaimer O.Ont (born 1942) is a co-founder and former head of Citytv, the first independent television station in Toronto, Canada, and the current head of ZoomerMedia. Znaimer was born to Polish and Latvian Jewish parents who had fled the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union and relocated to Kulyab in the Soviet republic of Tajikistan. Following the war his family landed in a German Displaced Persons camp, ultimately ending up in Montreal in 1948. He graduated from McGill University in Montreal with a B.A. in philosophy and politics (and served as president of the McGill Debating Union), and from Harvard University with an M.A. in government in the mid-1960s. Znaimer's career in broadcasting began when he joined the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) in the mid-1960s. He became well known for his work as host of CBC Radio's Cross Country Checkup, as well as co-host of CBC Television's Take 30 with Adrienne Clarkson. After being denied the opportunity to pursue his creative vision at the CBC, Znaimer quit and went into private broadcasting. With all of the VHF television licences in Toronto taken, Znaimer and a partnership applied for and was awarded the city's first UHF
    5.25
    4 votes
    107

    CSN International

    • Radio stations owned: WGPS
    CSN International, broadcasting under the callsign KAWZ, is an FM radio station in Twin Falls, Idaho, operating on a frequency of 89.9 MHz with an effective radiated power of 100 kW at 302 meters above average terrain. KAWZ began broadcasting Christian radio over satellite on April 26, 1995, from KAWZ in Twin Falls. KAWZ is the uplink station, owned by The River Christian Fellowship (formerly Calvary Chapel of Twin Falls), with Pastor Mike Kestler as its founder. KAWZ feeds nearly 400 broadcast translators nationwide and 31 full power radio stations across the United States, including Alaska and the Hawaiian Islands. CSN is a non-profit organization and operates non-profit stations, and is not required by the FCC to have its translators and stations receive KAWZ's signal over the air, as would be required for a commercial station. The first satellite-fed translator to begin receiving the network from KAWZ was in Yucca Valley, California. CSN international is heard on 31 full powered radio stations in the United States. CSN International is relayed by an additional 366 translators nationwide. Board members of CSN the (Christian Satellite Network) and its parent company, Christian
    6.00
    3 votes
    108

    Emmis Communications

    • Radio stations owned: WRKS-FM
    Emmis Communications (NASDAQ: EMMS) is a media conglomerate based in Indianapolis, Indiana. The company owns radio stations and magazines in the United States, Hungary, Slovakia and Bulgaria. In 1980 Emmis Broadcasting founder Jeffrey Smulyan purchased his first radio station, WSVL-FM Shelbyville, IN. In July 1981, Smulyan moved that radio station's tower and transmitter closer to Indianapolis, changed from country music to adult contemporary and renamed it WENS. The station's quick success led him to purchase other radio stations throughout the country. Around 1984 the company bought Magic 106 in Los Angeles, California. Then L.A. Lakers player "Magic" Johnson was an early spokesperson for the station. In early 1986, Emmis changed Magic 106 to Power 106 KPWR. Also in 1986 the company's expansion grew as they purchased WAPP-FM (renamed WQHT) and WHN (now WEPN) in New York as well as WAVA-FM in Washington D.C. from the Doubleday Broadcasting Company. Both KPWR and WQHT would pioneer the rhythmic format and go on to be the two flagship radio properties of Emmis. Emmis acquired five NBC radio stations in 1988 but sold two to avoid a duopoly. Emmis purchased the Seattle Mariners in
    6.00
    3 votes
    109

    Minnesota Public Radio

    • Radio stations owned: KCMP
    WMLS (88.7 FM) is a radio station licensed to Grand Marais, Minnesota. The station is owned by Minnesota Public Radio (MPR), and airs MPR's "Classical Music Network", originating from KSJN in Minneapolis/St. Paul.
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    3 votes
    110
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    111

    Case Western Reserve University

    • Radio stations owned: WRUW-FM
    Case Western Reserve University (also known as Case Western Reserve, Case Western, Case, Reserve, and CWRU) is a private research university in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. The university was created in 1967 by the federation of Case Institute of Technology (founded in 1881 by Leonard Case Jr.) and Western Reserve University (founded in 1826 in the area that was once the Connecticut Western Reserve). TIME magazine described the merger as the creation of "Cleveland's Big-Leaguer" university. In U.S. News & World Report's 2013 rankings, Case Western Reserve's undergraduate program ranked 37th among national universities. The University is associated with 16 Nobel Laureates. Other notable alumni include Paul Buchheit, creator and lead developer of Gmail; Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist.org; and Peter Tippett, who developed the first anti-virus software, Vaccine, which Symantec purchased and turned into the popular Norton AntiVirus. Case Western Reserve is particularly well known for its medical school, dental school, law school, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, and its biomedical teaching and research capabilities. Case Western is a member of the Association of American
    7.00
    2 votes
    112
    Detroit Public Schools

    Detroit Public Schools

    • Radio stations owned: WRCJ
    Detroit Public Schools (DPS) is a school district that covers all of the city of Detroit, Michigan, United States. The student population of the Detroit Public Schools is about 66,000 (2011–12). Detroit Public Charter Schools educate an additional 56,000 students for a combined total of approximately 122,000. The district has its headquarters in the Fisher Building of the New Center area of Detroit. Detroit Public Schools has grown in area with the city. Some of the schools in the district began as part of other school districts, such as various Greenfield Township and Springwells Township districts before these districts were made part of the Detroit Public Schools as the areas they covered were annexed to the city of Detroit. In 1917, the board membership was changed from ward-based to at-large elections. In 1999, the Michigan Legislature removed the locally elected board of education amid allegations of mismanagement and replaced it with a reform board appointed by the mayor and governor. The elected board of education returned following a city referendum in 2005. The first election of the new eleven member board of education, with four chosen at-large and seven by district,
    7.00
    2 votes
    113

    Faze FM

    • Radio stations owned: Kiss 102
    Faze FM Radio Ltd was the owner of two dance music radio stations in the North of England. It operated Kiss 102 in Manchester and Kiss 105 in Yorkshire from 1994 to 1997 before being taken over by a larger group. Faze FM Radio Ltd was incorporated in 1993 by Eugene Perera's Level Broadcast Ltd. A licence application for the Manchester ILR with shareholders Level Broadcast, Mike Powell's UKRD, Eastern Counties Newspaper Group and 3i was successful and Faze FM Radio Ltd launched as Kiss 102 in November 1994. At launch, Guy Hornsby was Managing Director, Mike Gray, Programme Controller, Julian Martin, Sales Controller and Eugene Perera, Marketing Director. A further successful licence application for the Yorkshire regional licence resulted in the launch of Kiss 105 in 1996. Initially the group employed just 17 staff, but this grew to over 120 individuals working full and part time in programming, sales, marketing, administration, finance and engineering. The Kiss 102/105 dance music format was the brainchild of two highly-experienced UK radio programmers, Mike Gray and Guy Hornsby, who first worked together at the original BBC Radio London where they produced the station's leading DJ
    7.00
    2 votes
    114

    Inner City Broadcasting Corporation

    • Radio stations owned: WLIB
    The Inner City Broadcasting Corporation ("ICBC") is an American media company based in New York City. ICBC is notable for being one of the first broadcasting companies wholly owned by African-Americans. The firm is the second-largest broadcasting company owned by and targeting blacks, after Lanham, Maryland-based Radio One. Inner City was founded in 1970 by a group of prominent African-American New Yorkers active in business and civic affairs. They were led by Percy Sutton, an attorney and a former president of the New York borough of Manhattan; and Clarence Jones, a former publisher of the New York Amsterdam News. Sutton and Jones were joined by over fifty shareholders including legendary disk jockey Hal Jackson; Sutton's fellow "Gang of Four" member David Dinkins, who would later become New York's first African-American mayor; Wilbert (Bill) Tatum, who succeeded Jones as publisher of the Amsterdam News; future New York state senator and comptroller Carl McCall; Betty Shabazz, the widow of Black Muslim minister and civil rights leader Malcolm X, and musicians Billy Taylor and Roberta Flack. Dorothy Brunson, who would later become the first African-American woman to wholly own an
    7.00
    2 votes
    115
    Meredith Corporation

    Meredith Corporation

    • Radio stations owned: WNEM
    The Meredith Corporation is a media conglomerate based in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. The company has two divisions, National Media and Local Media. Edwin Thomas Meredith founded the company in 1902 when he began publishing Successful Farming magazine. In 1922, Meredith began publishing Fruit, Garden and Home magazine, a home and family service publication. Two years later, this magazine was retitled Better Homes and Gardens, and the first issue cost a dime on the newsstand. In 1930, they published the first edition of The Better Homes and Gardens Cook Book. Since then, Meredith has introduced numerous other female-oriented consumer brands and has strategically expanded its reach, through acquisitions and strategic partnerships, to become the leading media and marketing company serving the adult female audience in the United States. In addition, the Company has extended its media and marketing platform around the Globe, through acquisitions and strategic licensing relationships. Meredith magazines include the following brands: The broadcasting division owns 14 television stations and one radio station. Meredith's broadcasting division also produces Better, which was originally conceived
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    2 votes
    116
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    117

    Rhema Broadcasting Group

    • Radio stations owned: Life FM
    Rhema Broadcasting Group is New Zealand's largest Christian media organisation, broadcasting four radio networks and a television station, and publishing a quarterly devotional publication, from the Rhema Broadcasting Centre on Upper Queen Street in the central Auckland suburb of Newton. The group is named after its flagship radio network New Zealand's Rhema and is the founding organisation of United Christian Broadcasters. The group was started by Richard Berry. In the early 1960s, the Christchurch evangelical was inspired by Ecudorian Christian short-wave radio station HCJB, and by the Biblical passages of Matthew 7:7, Matthew 19:26 and John 14:12, to develop a plan for Christian broadcasting in New Zealand. Private radio was neither a reality nor a possibility at the time, and many people were sceptical of his plan. However, with a friend from the Salvation Army Berry started a studio in the garage of his Banbury Street home. This studio was initially called Banbury Recordings Incorporated and later became Gospel Radio Fellowship. It was a small evangelical ministry which believed in the value of prayer and recorded preaching. In the mid 1960s the group started preparing to
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    2 votes
    118

    Tindle Radio Group

    • Radio stations owned: 99.9 Radio Norwich
    The Tindle Radio Group is a media company which owns stations in southern England, the Channel Islands and the Republic of Ireland. It has its head office in Great Blakenham in Suffolk. Tindle Radio's most recent station launch was for Ipswich, but sold interests in new licences in Andover and Southend before they began broadcasting. Sir Ray Tindle acquired Island FM in Guernsey in February 1998, and the station became the first building block in what is now the Tindle Radio Group, which owns and manages a small number of radio stations. Tindle Radio is a separate company to the Tindle Newspaper Group. The Tindle Radio Group own a small number of local radio stations in the UK, plus one in Ireland:
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    2 votes
    119
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    2 votes
    120

    Blackburn Radio

    • Radio stations owned: CKSY-FM
    Blackburn Radio is a Canadian radio broadcasting group, which owns several radio stations in Southwestern Ontario. Headquartered in London, Ontario, the company is owned by 2061302 Ontario Limited, which is majority owned by Cogent Investments. The three Chatham stations were previously owned by Webster and Bea-Ver Communications, which was acquired by Blackburn Radio in April 2005. In 2006, during CRTC hearings reviewing commercial radio policy in Canada, Blackburn requested that all of its radio stations on or near the U.S. border be permitted to reduce their Canadian content requirement to 20 per cent. CHUM Limited's radio stations in Windsor have been granted this special exemption, due to competition from the Metro Detroit media market, and Blackburn has stated that all of its stations in the region face similar competitive challenges.
    8.00
    1 votes
    121

    Corus Entertainment

    • Radio stations owned: CKNW
    Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a publicly traded Canadian media and entertainment conglomerate. Corus is a leading Canadian specialty television and radio producer, with additional assets in pay television, advertising services, television broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. The company’s multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse TV, W Network, Movie Central, CMT, Teletoon, Encore Avenue, Nelvana, Nickelodeon, and Kids Can Press. Their radio division includes radio stations in major markets like Toronto, Ontario; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Edmonton and Calgary in Alberta; and Vancouver, British Columbia. Corus owns 50 radio stations in Canada, and is Canada's fourth largest radio broadcaster, behind Astral Media, Newcap Broadcasting and Rogers Media. It was the largest owner of radio stations in Canada until 2007, when Astral Media acquired Standard Radio from Standard Broadcasting (now Slaight Communications). Corus Entertainment's voting majority is held by the company's founder James Shaw and his family, which also owns cable operator and media group Shaw Communications Inc. (Shaw Cable, Shaw Broadcast Services, and Shaw Media),
    8.00
    1 votes
    122

    Grant Broadcasters

    • Radio stations owned: 2NM
    Grant Broadcasters is an Australian regional radio network that also includes a small number of metropolitan radio stations. It is a privately owned company, held by Janet Cameron and her family. The company was started by Cameron's father, Walter Grant in the 1970s. Grant Broadcasters
    8.00
    1 votes
    123

    Radio Fargo-Moorhead, Inc.

    • Radio stations owned: KFGO
    Radio Fargo-Moorhead is a local broadcasting company, located in Fargo, North Dakota. It was formed in September 2006, when Fargo resident James Ingstad bought six radio stations from Clear Channel Communications. That group sale was approved by the FCC on January 19, 2007. Radio Fargo-Moorhead studios and offices are located at 1020 S. 25th Street in Fargo, ND. The six station cluster currently consists of: On September 18, 2012, The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead reported that Radio Fargo-Moorhead, Inc. had announced on its website a deal to sell all the stations in the cluster to Midwest Communications of Wausau, Wisconsin.
    8.00
    1 votes
    124
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    4 votes
    125
    News-Press & Gazette Company

    News-Press & Gazette Company

    • Radio stations owned: KESQ
    The News-Press & Gazette Company (NPG) is a media company based in St. Joseph, Missouri, wholly owned and operated by the Bradley family. It is presided by Brian Bradley and David R. Bradley, with Hank Bradley (retired), Eric Bradley and Kit Bradley serving on its Board of Directors. All are descendants of family patriarch Henry D. Bradley and his son, David Bradley, Sr. News-Press & Gazette's properties include daily and weekly newspapers in Missouri and Kansas, 15 radio and television stations in California, Idaho, Oregon, Colorado, Missouri and Texas. The NPG group generally concentrates on the Kansas City and St. Joseph areas for their newspapers, and the western United States for their broadcasting properties. The company traces it roots back to the St. Joseph Gazette which began publishing in 1845. The paper chronicled much of travel into the Old West along the Oregon Trail and California Trail. It was the only newspaper that was sent west on the first ride of the Pony Express. The Gazette eventually merged with the News-Press by publisher Charles M. Palmer. When Palmer died in 1949, Henry D. Bradley was co-publisher of both papers starting in 1939 and bought them outright in
    5.00
    4 votes
    126

    Spokane Television Group

    Spokane Television Group is a television and radio broadcasting company based in Spokane, Washington and is the subsidiary of the Morgan Murphy Stations. The company owns and operate the following properties:
    5.67
    3 votes
    127

    Aboriginal Voices

    Aboriginal Voices Radio (AVR) Network is a Canadian national radio network with licensed radio stations in nine Canadian metropolitan areas, all which are licensed under the calls of Toronto flagship station CKAV-FM. It airs programming produced primarily by and for Aboriginal people in Canada, featuring music and personalities from around the world. AVRN was founded in 1998 by a group of high-profile Aboriginal Canadians, including actor Gary Farmer, playwright, novelist and author Tomson Highway, filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin and actress/producer Jennifer Podemski. Other founders and key contributors to creation of the network included project manager and training coordinator Brian Wright-McLeod, Christopher Spence and Andre Morriseau (production and programming), John Matthews and Mark MacLeod (licencing), Robert Templeton and J. Robert Wood (corporate funding), Elaine Bomberry, David Deleary, Sherman Maness, Nicole Robertson, Minnie Two Shoes and Doug Bingley (strategic advice). AVR's first station, CFIE-FM in Toronto, was licensed by the CRTC in 2000. CFIE changed its callsign to CKAV in 2006. AVR had previously operated on 106.3 FM (JUMP FM) for a short 6 day period in 1998
    6.50
    2 votes
    128

    Delmarva Broadcasting Company

    • Radio stations owned: WSTW
    Delmarva Broadcasting Company is a privately owned radio company, which operates 11 radio stations in Maryland and Delaware. It is a wholly owned asset of the Steinman family of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The Steinman Enterprises also operate numerous other companies, including Lancaster Newspapers, Inc.Lancaster Newspapers and Intelligencer Printing, as well as farming and coal mines. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, Delmarva Broadcasting Company (DBC) owns and operates 11 radio stations in four radio markets. On October 10, 2008 Delmarva Broadcasting joined Radiolicious and began streaming on the iPhone and iPod Touch.
    6.50
    2 votes
    129
    Lincoln Financial Media

    Lincoln Financial Media

    • Radio stations owned: WBT
    Lincoln Financial Media is a subsidiary of Lincoln National Corporation that owns radio stations in the United States. In April 2006, Lincoln Financial acquired Jefferson-Pilot's television and radio operations, which were renamed Lincoln Financial Media. The group owns 14 radio stations in Miami, Florida, San Diego, California, Denver, Colorado, and Atlanta, Georgia. It also owned WBT, WBT-FM, and WLNK(FM) in Charlotte, NC and WBTV, the CBS affiliate in Charlotte; WCSC-TV, the CBS affiliate in Charleston, South Carolina and WWBT, the NBC affiliate in Richmond, Virginia. In June 2007, the company publicly announced it would explore a sale of this division, and hired Merrill Lynch to assess its strategic options. It was announced on November 12 that Raycom Media purchased the three TV stations , including its sports production division, which was the co-holder to football and basketball games in the Atlantic Coast Conference with Raycom and sole rightsholders to the Southeastern Conference until 2009, when ESPNPlus and CBS Sports acquired the rights. The Raycom Sports brand was merged with LFS as of January 1, 2008. Lincoln Financial Sports, originally Jefferson-Pilot Sports,
    6.50
    2 votes
    130
    Midwest Communications

    Midwest Communications

    • Radio stations owned: WMGI
    Midwest Communications, Inc. consists of Midwest Communications, Inc. and WRIG, Inc., which collectively own forty-six (46) radio stations. The Company got its start in Wausau, Wisconsin, with WRIG, Inc. and the acquisition by the D.E. Wright family of a 1400 kHz, 250 watt AM facility from the Wisconsin Valley Television Corporation. The call letters WRIG (for Wright) were assigned and on August 1, 1958, top forty-formatted WRIG signed on the air. Power was increased to 1,000 watts in 1961 and WRIG-FM (now WDEZ) signed on in 1964. Midwest built WROE in Appleton/Oshkosh, Wisconsin in 1971. In 1975 Midwest purchased WBAY-AM and WBAY-FM, Green Bay, Wisconsin. Due to FCC rules at that time, WROE was sold. The Green Bay call letters were changed to WGEE-AM (now WTAQ-AM) and WIXX-FM. The 1980’s saw the acquisition by Midwest of KIOA & KMGK, Des Moines, Iowa, WKKQ(now WNMT) & WTBX, Hibbing, Minnesota and KLMS & KFMQ, Lincoln, Nebraska. In addition WRIG moved to 1390 kHz and increased power to 5000 watts day and night. The 1990’s brought radical changes in FCC ownership rules, and Midwest took advantage of the changes by consolidating in the Green Bay-Appleton/Oshkosh and Wausau-Stevens
    6.50
    2 votes
    131

    Premiere Networks

    • Radio stations owned: Fox Sports Radio
    Premiere Networks (formerly Premiere Radio Networks, or PRN) is an American radio network. It is the largest syndication company in the United States based on popularity of programming. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Clear Channel Communications and it is headed by Julie Talbott, who serves as president, content and affiliate relations. Premiere syndicates some of the most famous names and programs in American broadcasting, including The Rush Limbaugh Show, Coast to Coast AM, Jim Rome, Mario Lopez, Elvis Duran, Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Leo Laporte, and Randi Rhodes. Premiere programs are carried on over 5,000 radio stations worldwide, primarily in the United States and in Canada. The network also provides the rights to streaming audio for participating shows' premium services (e.g., Rush Limbaugh's Rush 24/7 and Glenn Beck's Insider) through their Streamlink system. Several programs are carried on XM Satellite Radio, which is the exclusive satellite provider for Premiere and parent Clear Channel Radio. However, shows that are not produced by Premiere or any Clear Channel subsidiary, but are distributed by Premiere, are allowed carriage on Sirius Satellite Radio
    6.50
    2 votes
    132

    Simmons Media Group

    • Radio stations owned: KQEO
    The Simmons Media Group is a media company based in the United States. The company owns AM and FM radio stations, as well as outdoor advertising, a travel agency and an interactive agency. Simmons Media Group (SMG) is a company rich with history and experience. SMG's predecessor company was organized in 1977 to purchase KSFI-FM in Salt Lake City, Utah by Roy W. Simmons, his wife Elizabeth E. Simmons, and their six family members. The purchase of KSFI-FM from Bonneville International Corporation was completed in early 1978. Craig Hanson, sales manager of the station prior to its purchase was promoted to general manager and has remained the chief operating officer of the company ever since. Roy W. Simmons was already a prominent member of the Utah business community. in 1960 he led an investigation group that purchased the LDS Church's controlling interest in Zion's First National Bank, one of the West's oldest financial institutions having been originally founded by Brigham Young in 1873. Under Mr. Simmons' direction as president and later chairman, Zion's Bancorporation grew tremendously throughout Utah. After his retirement in the early 1990s, his son Harris Simmons significantly
    6.50
    2 votes
    133

    Western Kentucky University

    • Radio stations owned: WWHR
    Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA. It was formally founded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1906, though its roots reach back a quarter-century earlier. WKU has a student body of over 21,000 students. Its main campus is in the midst of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of construction and renovation. Since 1997, dormitories have been renovated, new academic and athletic buildings have been finished, with more construction under way. The university also has placed a premium on creating a park-like atmosphere, with parking lots on the interior of the 200-acre (0.81 km) campus replaced with green spaces, trees and central landscaping known as Centennial Mall. WKU sits atop the highest point in south-central Kentucky, a hill with a commanding view of the Barren River valley. The campus flows from the top of College Heights, also known as The Hill, down its north, south and west faces. The university's mottos are "The Spirit Makes the Master" and "Life, More Life!"—both phrases coined by WKU's founder, Dr. Henry Hardin Cherry. Besides the main campus at College Heights, WKU operates satellite campuses in Bowling Green (WKU
    6.50
    2 votes
    134

    XM Radio Canada

    • Radio stations owned: XM Scoreboard
    XM Radio Canada was the operating name of Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. (or "CSR"), a Canadian communications and media company, which was incorporated in 2002 to broadcast satellite radio in Canada. Following the merger of Sirius XM Radio in the United States, XM Canada and its competitor Sirius Canada reached a deal in late 2010 to merge into Sirius XM Canada, which was approved by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission on April 11, 2011 and completed on June 21, 2011. On August 19, 2003, Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc., the parent company of CSR, filed its initial application to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for a broadcast licence to provide subscription based digital radio service in Canada. In June 2005, the CRTC awarded the company a six year licence to commence broadcasting in Canada. XM Radio Canada started transmissions across Canada on November 22, 2005, and launched officially on December 1, 2005. Clear Channel's channels were eliminated from XM Radio Canada on April 17, 2006. On April 1, 2007, XM Radio Canada began simulcasting the U.S. service, with the exception of Clear Channel's
    6.50
    2 votes
    135

    Birach Broadcasting Corporation

    • Radio stations owned: WCAR
    Birach Broadcasting Corporation is a Southfield, Michigan-based company that owns several AM radio stations and one low-power television (LPTV) station in the US. Many stations in the Birach portfolio run ethnic broadcasting. The company is 100 percent owned by its president and CEO Sima Birach. One low-powered Television
    7.00
    1 votes
    136
    Cox Radio

    Cox Radio

    • Radio stations owned: WSB
    Cox Radio, Inc. is a division of Cox Enterprises that holds a number of radio stations. Cox Radio is headquartered at 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Road in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Cox Radio, Inc. operates, acquires and develops radio stations primarily in markets ranked 10-70 based on revenues. Cox Radio owns, operates or provides sales and marketing services to 80 stations in 18 markets. This radio portfolio includes 67 FM stations and 13 AM stations. In 15 of its 18 markets, Cox Radio operates three or more stations. Through its syndication division, it also produces the Neal Boortz and Clark Howard programs, including one hour of Boortz that is exclusive to Cox-owned stations. Syndication of these shows to non-Cox-owned stations is handled by Dial Global Radio Networks. Cox Radio became a public company, majority owned by Cox Enterprises, in 1996. Around April 2009, Cox Enterprises proposed a $69 million United States dollar takeover offer of Cox Radio. The offer expired on May 1, 2009. The offer was later raised to $4.80 a share, and the expiration was pushed to May 13. The offer was accepted, and the acquisition was completed on June 1.
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    1 votes
    137
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    139
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    1 votes
    140
    Art Bell

    Art Bell

    • Radio stations owned: KNYE
    Arthur William "Art" Bell, III (born June 17, 1945) is an American broadcaster and author known primarily as one of the founders and the original host of the paranormal-themed radio program Coast to Coast AM. He also created and formerly hosted its companion show Dreamland. Semi-retired from Coast to Coast AM since 2003, he hosted the show many weekends for the following four years. He announced his retirement from weekend hosting on July 1, 2007, but occasionally serves as a guest host. He attributed the reason for this latest retirement to a desire to spend time with his new wife and his daughter, born May 30, 2007. He added that unlike his previous "retirements," this one will stand, while leaving open the option to return. Classic Bell-hosted episodes of Coast to Coast AM can be heard in some markets on Saturday nights under the name Somewhere in Time. Bell founded and was the original owner of Pahrump, Nevada-based radio station KNYE 95.1 FM. His broadcast studio and transmitter were located near his home in Pahrump while he hosted Coast to Coast AM except from June to December 2006, when he lived in the Philippines. He returned to the Philippines March 10, 2009 with his
    6.00
    2 votes
    141

    Astral Media

    • Radio stations owned: CJEZ-FM
    Astral Media Inc. (branded as simply Astral since May 2010) is a Canadian media corporation. It is Canada's largest radio broadcaster (by number of stations) with 83 radio stations in eight provinces, and is a major player in premium and specialty television in Canada, including The Movie Network, Super Écran, Family, Teletoon, Canal D, Canal Vie, VRAK.TV, Séries+, Ztélé and more. Astral Media also owns numerous billboards for outdoor advertising through its Astral Media Outdoor division, and is a major competitor to CBS Outdoor. On March 16, 2012, it was announced that Astral had accepted an offer from Bell Media, a subsidiary of BCE Inc., to acquire the company for $3.38 billion. The deal is currently awaiting regulatory approval. Astral's roots lie with Angreen Photo, a Canadian company founded in 1961. It was created when Montreal's Greenberg brothers, led by Harold Greenberg, founded it to operate the photography concession in Miracle Mart, a department store chain. Its acquisition in 1967 of rights at the Montreal Expo eventually grew into a 125-store chain, Astral Photo, the remnants of which are now owned by the Black's Photography chain. The store grew quickly into motion
    6.00
    2 votes
    142

    Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation

    • Radio stations owned: WCVE-FM
    Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that is the group owner of Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member Public television, ethnic TV, and radio stations in Virginia. Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation is based in Richmond, Virginia. (operating as part of the Community Idea Stations umbrella)
    6.00
    2 votes
    143
    Dispatch Broadcast Group

    Dispatch Broadcast Group

    • Radio stations owned: WBNS
    The Dispatch Broadcast Group is a media company based in Columbus, Ohio. The group is a division of the Dispatch Printing Company, owner of the Columbus Dispatch, and has been owned by the Wolfe family since 1929. The Dispatch Broadcast Group includes the WBNS television (CBS-affiliate WBNS-TV) and radio (WBNS (AM) and WBNS-FM) stations in Columbus, the Ohio News Network, and NBC-affiliate WTHR television in Indianapolis formerly (WLW-I) which was purchased in 1975.
    6.00
    2 votes
    144

    XM Satellite Radio

    • Radio stations owned: Flight 26
    XM Satellite Radio (XM) is one of two satellite radio (SDARS) services in the United States and Canada, operated by Sirius XM Radio. It provides pay-for-service radio, analogous to cable television. Its service includes 73 different music channels, 39 news, sports, talk and entertainment channels, 21 regional traffic and weather channels and 23 play-by-play sports channels. XM channels are identified by Arbitron with the label "XM" (e.g. "XM32"). The company has its origins in the 1988 formation of the American Mobile Satellite Corporation (AMSC), a consortium of several organizations originally dedicated to satellite broadcasting of telephone, fax, and data signals. In 1992, AMSC established a unit called the American Mobile Radio Corporation dedicated to developing a satellite-based digital radio service; this was spun off as XM Satellite Radio Holdings, Inc. in 1999. The satellite service was officially launched on September 25, 2001. On July 29, 2008, XM and former competitor Sirius Satellite Radio formally completed their merger, following U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approval, forming Sirius XM Radio, Inc. with XM Satellite Radio, Inc. as its subsidiary. On
    6.00
    2 votes
    145

    Local marketing agreement

    • Radio stations owned: WHEL
    In U.S. and Canadian broadcasting, a local marketing agreement (or local management agreement, or LMA) is an agreement in which one company agrees to operate a radio or television station owned by another licensee. In essence, it is a sort of lease or time-buy. Under Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations, a local marketing agreement must give the company operating the station under the agreement control over the entire facilities of the station, including the finances, personnel and programming of the station. Its original licencee still remains legally responsible for the station and its operations, such as compliance with relevant regulations regarding content. Occasionally, "local marketing agreement" may refer to the sharing or contracting of only certain functions, in particular advertising sales. This may also be referred to as a local sales agreement (LSA) or a joint sales agreement (JSA). In the U.S., JSAs for radio stations are counted toward ownership caps. The most common use of an LMA in television broadcasting is to create effective duopolies between stations, allowing the consolidation and sharing of resources between them such as facilities, personnel,
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    Roberts Broadcasting

    Roberts Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: WRBJ-FM
    Roberts Broadcasting Company is a media company based in St. Louis, Missouri. It is a subsidiary of the parent company, the Roberts Companies, one of the largest African American owned conglomerates and is co-owned by brothers Steven and Michael Roberts. The company owns four network affiliates, including St. Louis' MyNetworkTV affiliate WRBU, as well as CW affiliates WZRB in Columbia, South Carolina, WAZE-TV in Evansville, Indiana (which due to multiple factors is not transmitting a digital signal and only airing via analog translator stations) and WRBJ in Jackson, Mississippi. It also owns other television stations in selected US markets. It owns one radio station, WRBJ-FM in Jackson. Roberts Broadcasting filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on October 7, 2011; the company cited the loss of the UPN affiliations for WRBU, WZRB, and WRBJ when that network shut down in favor of The CW in 2006, as much of UPN's programming consisted of minority-targeted programs that Roberts felt were compatible with their stations' target audiences (though the stations have since more-or-less recovered from this setback; additionally, WAZE had instead affiliated with The WB prior to 2006, as
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    Dan Armon

    Dan Armon, Israeli poet, was born in Jerusalem in 1948, the year Israel gained independence. He studied literature and theater at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has published four books of poems.
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    ESPN Radio

    ESPN Radio

    • Radio stations owned: WEPN
    ESPN Radio is an American sports radio network. It was launched on January 1, 1992 under the original banner of "SportsRadio ESPN." ESPN Radio is located at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut. The network airs a regular schedule of daily and weekly programming as well as live coverage of sports events including Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, Bowl Championship Series, and Championship Week games. ESPN Radio is broadcast to hundreds of affiliate stations as well as to subscribers of Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio in the United States and Canada. The network's content is also streamed online and via mobile applications. The content can also be streamed on Xbox 360 consoles via their iHeartRadio application, as all Clear Channel Communications-owned ESPN Radio affiliates (specifically KTZN, WAVZ, WBGG and WUCS) stream on iHeartRadio. ESPN Radio currently has four company-owned stations in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Dallas, with a fifth operated in New York under an LMA with its owner. Each station (including the second New York City station) is partnered with an ESPN local website named for the city (for example,
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    Rawlco Communications

    • Radio stations owned: CHMC-FM
    Rawlco Radio Ltd. is a Canadian media company. The company is the sole proprietor of thirteen radio stations in the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the majority partner in Northwestern Radio Partnership, which owns four other stations in Saskatchewan. Rawlco Radio is Saskatchewan’s largest radio broadcaster. The Rawlco Radio Corporate Office is just south of Downtown Saskatoon, overlooking the South Saskatchewan River, at 715 Saskatchewan Crescent West. This complex also is home to their local stations; CKOM, CFMC and CJDJ. Started in 1946 by Edward Rawlinson (1912–1992), a Saskatchewan resident born in Qu'Appelle, it became one of Canada’s most successful broadcasting companies. Rawlinson had a fascination for radio broadcasting, and in 1946 he purchased CKBI radio in Prince Albert, and soon after became chairman of his own company, Rawlco Communications. The company has since acquired prominent radio and television stations in Prince Albert, North Battleford, Meadow Lake, Saskatoon, Regina, Edmonton and Calgary. In 1975, Rawlinson’s two sons, Gordon and Doug, both from Prince Albert, entered the business. The Rawlinson brothers formed Rawlco Radio, a Saskatchewan-based
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    WNOV

    WNOV ("860 AM") is a community-oriented urban contemporary radio station located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. WNOV is the only station owned by Courier Communications, but on January 18, 2008 it was leased to a new company called Radio Multi-Media, which took over operations. As of January 24, 2012, the AM and FM translator went silent. WNOV later returned on the air in May 2012, broadcasting an urban contemporary format. WNOV began broadcasting in 1946 as WFOX, and at one time, aired a country music format. They became WNOV in 1968 and began targeting programming toward the local African-American community. WNOV aired a variety of African-American-oriented programming, ranging from rhythm and blues music, gospel music, hip-hop and community affairs shows. In the past, they were notable for their controversial local talk show hosts, particularly former Milwaukee alderman Michael McGee, Sr. In 2008, WNOV shifted to an urban AC format, but moved back to a more broader urban contemporary direction to more effectively compete with WKKV, resulting in WNOV being placed on Mediabase's Urban reporting panel. In December 2009, WNOV acquired a low-powered translator at 102.5 and launched a Urban
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    KQED

    KQED

    • Radio stations owned: KQED
    KQED is a Public Broadcasting Service-member public television station in San Francisco, California, broadcasting digitally on UHF channel 30 (Ex-Analog Channel 9). This channel is also carried on Comcast cable TV and via satellite by DirecTV and Dish Network. Its transmitter is located on Sutro Tower in San Francisco. It is one of the most-watched PBS stations in the country during primetime. Noteworthy KQED television productions include the first installment of Armistead Maupin's miniseries Tales of the City, Tongues Untied by Marlon Riggs, and a series of programs focusing on the historic neighborhoods in San Francisco, such as The Castro and The Fillmore District. Ongoing productions include Check, Please! Bay Area, Spark, This Week in Northern California and QUEST. KQED was organized and created by veteran broadcast journalists James Day and Jonathan Rice on June 1, 1953, and first went on air April 5, 1954. It was the sixth public broadcasting station in the United States, debuting shortly after WQED in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The station's call letters, Q.E.D., are taken from the Latin phrase, quod erat demonstrandum, commonly used in mathematics. KQED's World Press was
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    EMAP Radio

    • Radio stations owned: Kiss 105-108 East
    Bauer Radio (formerly EMAP Radio) is a UK-based division of Bauer Media Group. The Bauer network is divisible into two main groups, the Bauer Place and Bauer Passion units, with Place consisting of locally-focused services primarily broadcast on FM/AM and local digital platforms, and Passion consisting of national and quasi-national music-genre services delivered nationally and quasi-nationally through digital (and in some areas analogue) platforms. It was previously divided into the Big City Network (local heritage FM stations), Magic Radio, Bauer Radio London, and Bauer Digital Radio. Scottish Radio Holdings (SRH) was a Scottish media company which owned 22 radio stations, and around 30 local newspapers in Ireland and the United Kingdom. It was acquired by EMAP on 21 June 2005. The sale of EMAP Consumer Media and EMAP Radio to Bauer, was completed in January 2008 and the radio division was renamed Bauer Radio. Bauer is a patron of The Radio Academy. The Northern England FM network consists principally of heritage CHR (pop) stations. CFM was added to the network having previously been part of SRH. London's Magic 105.4 plays melodic music, while Magic's Northern England AM network
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    Sveriges Radio

    Sveriges Radio

    • Radio stations owned: SR P2
    Sveriges Radio AB (SR) – Swedish Radio Ltd – is Sweden's national publicly funded radio broadcaster. The Swedish public-broadcasting system is in many respects modelled after the one used in the United Kingdom, and Sveriges Radio - like Sveriges Television - shares many characteristics with its British counterpart, the BBC. Sveriges Radio is a public limited company, owned by an independent foundation, and funded through a licensing fee determined by the Swedish Parliament. No advertising is permitted. SR's status could be described as that of a quasi-autonomous non-governmental organization. The company was founded on 1 January 1925 as AB Radiotjänst (Radio Service), and was renamed Sveriges Radio in 1957. Sveriges Radio was originally responsible for all broadcasting in Sweden, both radio and television, and hosted the 1975 Eurovision Song Contest. A reorganization in 1979 saw SR become the parent company of four subsidiaries: This structure was dissolved in 1993 with the national and local radio companies merging under the name of the old parent company: Sveriges Radio AB. Four radio channels are available nationwide on FM and via the internet. A large part of P4's programming
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    Tyler Media Group

    Tyler Media Group

    • Radio stations owned: KJKE
    Tyler Media Group, also known as Tyler Broadcasting Corporation or simply Tyler Media, headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is a media company which owns five television stations (consisting of three Univision network affiliates, one Estrella TV affiliate and one Telemundo affiliate) and five radio stations (four English-language and one Spanish-language). The company also operates an outdoor advertising company, Tyler Outdoor Advertising and a sign business, the Tyler Outdoor Sign Co. Ty Tyler is the president of the company and his brother Tony Tyler acts as vice president. The company is headquartered at 5101 South Shields Boulevard in Oklahoma City. The company was founded in 1965 by Ralph Tyler, when it purchased KEBC radio in Oklahoma City; Tyler owned the station for 14 years until 1986. Tyler re-entered the radio business in 1994 with the purchase of a station in Ada. Tyler Media entered the television industry in 2004 after it purchased Oklahoma City television station KQOK (channel 30). After the sale, Tyler Media converted the station into a Telemundo affiliate and recalled the station to KTUZ-TV after its new radio sister. On April 16, 2009 Tyler purchased five
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    Lanser Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: WJQK
    Lanser Broadcasting is a Zeeland, Michigan based company which owns and operates the WJQK and WPNW radio stations. It is a privately owned company. Les Lanser and his son Brad are the sole owners. Lanser Broadcasting has owned WPNW (1260 MHz) since January 1982 when it purchased WJBL-AM and changed the call letters to WWJQ. The call letters changed to WPNW in January 2003. It transmits from just south of West Michigan Regional Airport in Holland, Michigan. Daytime power is 10,000 watts. Nighttime power is 1,000 watts. Country music station WZND (99.3 MHz) was purchased in January 1987 and renamed WJQK. The transmitter was originally located at I-196 and State Street (96th Avenue) just south of Zeeland, Michigan. In an effort to get a better signal into Grand Rapids, it was moved three miles east in 1992. It broadcasts with an effective radiated power of 4,700 watts. There is no known meaning of what the JQK or WJQ in the call letters stood for. PNW stood for Praise And Worship, a previous format used until September 2005 when it was switched to news and talk.
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    Salem Communications

    • Radio stations owned: WDTK
    Salem Communications (NASDAQ: SALM) is a U.S. radio broadcaster, Internet content provider, and magazine and book publisher specializing in evangelical Christian and conservative political talk radio. It owns 99 commercial radio stations, 65 of which are in the top 25 markets. Salem is the fifth largest U.S. radio station owner after Clear Channel, Cumulus, CBS Radio, and Entercom. The company focuses on acquiring radio stations with powerful transmitters, unlike most Christian broadcasters who tend to purchase many low-power translators. Salem owns more AM than FM stations, and covers one-third of the U.S population. Salem Communications was founded by Stuart Epperson and Edward Atsinger III and, unlike many Christian broadcasters, is a for-profit corporation. Also unlike their non-profit counterparts, Salem stations transmit high-powered signals in commercial radio bands. Salem's CFO approximates that the company's income is as follows: Salem is based at 4880 Santa Rosa Road in Camarillo, California, northwest of Los Angeles in neighboring Ventura County. In addition to Contemporary Christian music and talk radio, Salem's station formats include oldies, country, and a Spanish
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    The Educational Media Company at Virginia Tech

    • Radio stations owned: WUVT-FM
    The Educational Media Company at Virginia Tech (EMCVT) is an independent governing body over student mass media organizations of the Virginia Tech campus. The EMCVT board of directors is made up of Virginia Tech faculty and staff, students, and members of the Blacksburg, Virginia community. As the parent company EMCVT owns the copyrights on all media produced by its divisions. In 2003, the structure of the EMCVT was called into question by Virginia House of Delegates member Robert G. Marshall as a result of content Marshall found objectional on the Sex Talk Live aired on VTTV. Marshall called for university officials to provide more oversight over student media on campus. Virginia Tech President Charles Steiger responded that he approached the idea of prior restraint (of student media) with uneasy caution and the matter was dropped.
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    Leighton Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: KCLD-FM
    Leighton Broadcasting is a radio broadcasting company based in St. Cloud, Minnesota that owns several radio stations in St. Cloud as well as in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota and Grand Forks, North Dakota.
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    Deutschlandradio

    Deutschlandradio

    • Radio stations owned: Deutschlandfunk
    Deutschlandradio is a national German public broadcasting radio broadcaster. It operates four national networks, Deutschlandfunk, Deutschlandradio Kultur, Dokumente und Debatten and DRadio Wissen. Deutschlandfunk was originally a West German station targeting listeners in East Germany and the rest of the communist block, whereas Deutschlandradio Kultur is the result of a merger of West Berlin's RIAS station and East Berlin's DS Kultur after German reunification. Both networks have since spread throughout Germany, having been allocated many additional FM transmitters. Dokumente und Debatten is an opt-out for the AM stations of both Deutschlandfunk and Deutschlandradio Kultur, which broadcasts coverage of the federal parliament, talk shows, and marine forecasts and navigational warnings for sailors. DRadio Wissen is a science and knowledge station, started in 2010, targeting a younger audience interested in higher education, and broadcast only digital through satellite radio, digital cable networks, DAB, DRM and online. Deutschlandradio is based in Cologne, with some departments - including Deutschlandradio Kultur working out of Berlin. LW transmitter sites of Deutschlandradio: MW
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    Pappas Telecasting Companies

    • Radio stations owned: KTRB
    Pappas Telecasting Companies was a diversely organized broadcasting company headquartered in Visalia, California, United States. Founded in 1971, it was one of the largest privately held broadcasting companies in the country, with its stations reaching over 15% of all U.S. households and over 32% of Hispanic households. Apart from owning and/or operating many television stations, the company also had two radio stations in its possession, KTRB AM 860 and KMPH-AM 840 -- changed from KPMP in June 2006 to reflect its nearby sister/flagship television station, Fox affiliate KMPH-TV, both in Fresno, California. On May 10, 2008, thirteen of Pappas' stations filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection. Pappas cited "the extremely difficult business climate for television stations across the country" in papers filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Delaware. The company reported in court filings that it has more than $536 million in debt and $460 million in assets. Problems that led to bankruptcy included poor performance of The CW network, its now-former involvement with Azteca America, and preparations for the 2009 analog shutdown. Stations involved in the bankruptcy are
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    WorldSpace

    WorldSpace

    • Radio stations owned: World Zone
    1worldspace, formerly known as 'WorldSpace', is an almost but not yet completely defunct satellite radio network that in its heyday provided service to over 170,000 subscribers in eastern and southern Africa, the Middle East, and much of Asia with 96% coming from India. Timbre Media along with Saregama India plan to relaunch the company. However a mystery about the final fate of the original Worldspace satellite radio service still remains because despite the company's very public insolvency and the liquidation of all of its various commercial entities two or more years ago (in 2008/09). The company's Afristar and Asiastar satellites still continue to remain in geostationary orbit to this day. Currently, the channels WRN 1 and WRN 2 can be received on Afristar with audio. On AsiaStar, there are 2 channels broadcasting (the old Maestro channel and Sai Global Harmony which is an Indian religious channel). The precise commercial basis on which the Afristar and Asiastar satellites currently continue to be maintained in working satellite orbit by Intelsat is not known at the present time. The company headquarters were located in Silver Spring, MD and additional studios were located in
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    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

    • Radio stations owned: Bandeapart
    The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (French: Société Radio-Canada), commonly known as CBC and officially as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian crown corporation that serves as the national public radio and television broadcaster. Radio-Canada is the national French-language broadcast arm of the corporation. Although some local stations in Canada predate CBC's founding, CBC is the oldest existing broadcasting network in Canada, first established in its present form on November 2, 1936. Radio services include CBC Radio One, CBC Radio 2, Première Chaîne, Espace musique and the international radio service Radio Canada International. Television operations include CBC Television, Télévision de Radio-Canada, CBC News Network, le Réseau de l'information, ARTV (part ownership), Documentary and Bold. The CBC operates services for the Canadian Arctic under the names CBC North and Radio Nord Québec. The CBC owns 20.2% of satellite radio broadcaster Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings, operator of Sirius Canada and XM Radio Canada, which airs additional CBC services including CBC Radio 3 and Bande à part. CBC/Radio-Canada television stations are currently in the process of an over-the-air digital
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    China Radio International

    • Radio stations owned: Hit FM
    China Radio International (CRI), (Chinese: 中国国际广播电台; pinyin: Zhōngguó Guójì Guǎngbō Diàntái) the former Radio Beijing and originally Radio Peking, founded on December 3 of 1941, is a state-owned radio station in the People's Republic of China (PRC). As the PRC's external propaganda radio station, CRI broadcasts under the pretext that it promtes understanding and friendship between the people of China and people throughout the world with 30 overseas bureaus. CRI has broadcasts 1,520 hours of programs each day all over the world in 61 languages. CRI's programs include news, current affairs, and features on politics, the economy, culture, science and technology. The station is government-owned, and as such, adopts the government stance on issues, such as Taiwan being an integral part of the PRC. It has the most comprehensive foreign service in Asia. More than 50 shortwave transmitters are used to cover most of the world. In addition, CRI broadcasts can be heard on the medium-wave AM band in many areas, including WUST, serving the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area, WILD in Boston, and on WNWR in Philadelphia in the United States. CRI is also broadcast via the Internet and numerous
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    Clear Channel Communications

    Clear Channel Communications

    • Radio stations owned: WHO
    Clear Channel Communications, Inc. is an American mass media company, that is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. Founded in 1972 by Lowry Mays and Red McCombs, the company was taken private by Bain Capital, LLC and Thomas H. Lee Partners in a leveraged buyout in 2008; as a result, the company now operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of CC Media Holdings, Inc.. Clear Channel specializes in radio broadcasting through subsidiary Clear Channel Broadcasting, Inc. and division Clear Channel Media and Entertainment (formerly Clear Channel Radio); and billboard advertising through subsidiary Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc.. Clear Channel is the largest owner of full-power AM, FM, and shortwave radio stations and twelve radio channels on XM Satellite Radio, and is also the largest pure-play radio station owner and operator. The group was in the television business until it sold all of its TV stations to Newport Television in 2008. The term "clear channel" comes from AM broadcasting, referring to a channel (frequency) on which only one station transmits. In U.S. and Canadian broadcasting history, "clear channel" (or class I-A) stations had exclusive rights to their frequencies
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    Clear Sky Radio

    • Radio stations owned: CJCY-FM
    Clear Sky Radio Inc. is a Canadian broadcasting company that owns two radio stations in Alberta, Canada. The company was incorporated in 2006, after it was granted its first radio license.
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    Eternal Word Television Network

    Eternal Word Television Network

    • Radio stations owned: WEWN
    The Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) is an American television network which presents around-the-clock Catholic-themed programming. Regular programs include a daily Mass, a taped daily praying of the Rosary, and daily and weekly news, discussion, and educational programs for adults and children. Christmas and Easter programming; the installation Masses of bishops and cardinals; coverage of World Youth Days; and papal visits, deaths, funerals, conclaves, and elections are also presented. EWTN also has a presence on satellite and shortwave radio. Spanish language broadcasts are available on all platforms. On December 8, 2009, EWTN began broadcasting in high-definition. They publish the National Catholic Register newspaper, which was acquired in January 2011. The network maintains a web presence through its primary website, EWTN.com, and it also has a dedicated e-commerce site, EWTNReligiousCatalogue.com. EWTN was founded by Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, PCPA in 1980 and began broadcasting on August 15, 1981 from a garage studio at the Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in Irondale, Alabama, which Mother Angelica founded in 1962. She hosted her own show, Mother
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    Federal government of the United States

    Federal government of the United States

    • Radio stations owned: Voice of America
    The government of the United States of America is the federal government of the constitutional republic of fifty states that constitute the United States of America, as well as one capitol district, and several other territories. The federal government is composed of three distinct branches: legislative, executive and judicial, which powers are vested by the U.S. Constitution in the Congress, the President, and the federal courts, including the Supreme Court, respectively; the powers and duties of these branches are further defined by acts of Congress, including the creation of executive departments and courts inferior to the Supreme Court. The full name of the republic is "The United States of America". No other name appears in the Constitution, and this is the name that appears on money, in treaties, and in legal cases to which it is a party (e.g., Charles T. Schenck v. United States). The terms "Government of the United States of America" or "United States Government" are often used in official documents to represent the federal government as distinct from the states collectively. In casual conversation or writing, the term "Federal Government" is often used, and the term
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    Milestone Radio

    • Radio stations owned: CHBN-FM
    Milestone Radio Incorporated was a Canadian radio broadcasting company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. They were the only broadcasting company in Canada that was owned and operated by Black Canadians. The company's president was Denham Jolly. The company was founded in 1988 by five prominent individuals in Toronto's black community. After two attempts to obtain a license, which saw the group controversially passed over in favour of existing radio services, the group finally received a license from the CRTC in 2000 to launch the country's first R&B/hip-hop outlet, CFXJ ("Flow 93.5"), which signed on the air in 2001. Slaight Communications was a minority investor in the company; this ownership stake was not part of the company's 2007 sale of its broadcasting assets to Astral Media. In 2003 the company teamed up with CHUM Limited to obtain a license for a Rhythmic Top 40 station in Edmonton, Alberta. That station, CHBN ("91.7 The Bounce"), made its debut on February 17, 2005. CHBN has since moved to mainstream top 40 since December 2005, and CHUM's stake in the station was transferred to CTVglobemedia when that company acquired CHUM Limited in 2007. On June 23, 2010, it was
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    Northern California Public Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: KQEI-FM
    Northern California Public Broadcasting (NCPB) was formed on May 1, 2006 when the boards of KQED, Inc., and the KTEH Foundation agreed to merge, forming the "most watched public television broadcaster and the second most listened-to public radio broadcaster in the country." NCPB operates:
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    Radio Nord Communications

    • Radio stations owned: CHLX-FM
    RNC Media (formerly Radio-Nord Communications) is a Canadian broadcasting group based in Gatineau, Quebec, with offices in Montreal and Rouyn-Noranda. The company operates five television stations and several radio stations, mostly in Quebec. The primary brands associated with the company are Planète, a chain of stations which air adult-oriented programming in soft adult contemporary, jazz and classical formats, and Radio X or Capitale Rock for its modern rock stations.
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    The Local Radio Company

    • Radio stations owned: Isle of Wight Radio
    The Local Radio Company is a British media company, originally based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, that owns ten independent local radio stations in the UK. After takeover talks with UTV Media, UKRD Group and Hallwood Financial, UKRD successfully acquired the majority share of the company in June 2009. TLRC was originally known as Radio Investments Limited until a takeover in 2004. In the past, all stations owned by the group, except Fire Radio, broadcast under a contemporary music format known as Music:fun:life. However this was generally not deemed a success so, after the departure of Group Programme Director Gordon Davidson in June 2006 to Emap, most stations developed their own branding. The playlist offers a mix of new and classic pop music, with some special programming such as Party Anthems or Soul on Sunday. Network programmes broadcast by the group include The Lunchtime Gameshow which returned to the network after a break of 2 years in November 2008, hosted by John Harding and Russ Leighton broadcasting from Minster FM in York to the Northern TLRC stations; the hit40uk chart show; the urban chart show Fresh 40 and the Fierce Angel Radio Show on Saturday nights. For 6
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    The Walt Disney Company

    The Walt Disney Company

    • Radio stations owned: KALY
    The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), commonly referred to as Disney, is an American multinational diversified mass media corporation headquartered in Walt Disney Studios, Burbank, California, United States. It is the largest media conglomerate in the world in terms of revenue. Founded on October 16, 1923, by Walt and Roy Disney as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, Walt Disney Productions established itself as a leader in the American animation industry before diversifying into live-action film production, television, and travel. Taking on its current name in 1986, The Walt Disney Company expanded its existing operations and also started divisions focused upon theatre, radio, music, publishing, and online media. In addition, it has created new divisions of the company in order to market more mature content than it typically associates with its flagship family-oriented brands. The company is best known for the products of its film studio, the Walt Disney Studios, and today one of the largest and best-known studios in Hollywood. Disney also owns and operates the ABC broadcast television network; cable television networks such as Disney Channel, ESPN, A+E Networks, and ABC Family;
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    James Ingstad

    • Radio stations owned: WDAY-FM
    James Ingstad is a Fargo, North Dakota resident who owns Radio Fargo-Moorhead, Inc., consisting of KFGO, KMJO, KBVB, KRWK, KVOX, and WDAY-FM, which were formerly owned by Clear Channel Communications. Ingstad is also related to former American Top 40 host and KROQ-FM founder Shadoe Stevens (born as Terry Ingstad). Ingstad owned the Fargo stations from 1996 until 2000 until they were sold to Clear Channel. KDAM signed on in 2002. The stations were sold back to Ingstad on September 28, 2006, and approved by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on January 19, 2007. KFAB-FM was donated to Northwestern College, which also owns KFNW AM & FM in Fargo, since the FCC ownership limit for the market is six stations. That allowed WDAY-FM to use KFNW-FM's tower site as a transmitter. Ingstad also owns many stations in Minnesota and Iowa. Ingstad also purchased KKAG 740, and renamed it KVOX. He then donated KVOX to a Catholic broadcaster, now known as KVXR. KVOX now carries all-sports programming.
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    Media Prima Berhad

    • Radio stations owned: Fly fm
    Media Prima Berhad (Media Prima), a company listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia, is Malaysia’s leading integrated media investment group. The Group currently owns 100 percent equity interests in TV3, 8TV, ntv7 and TV9. In addition, the Group also owns more than 98 percent equity interest in The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad (NSTP), Malaysia’s largest publisher which publishes three national newspapers; New Straits Times, Berita Harian and Harian Metro. The Group also owns three radio stations, Fly FM, Hot FM and One FM. Other cross media interests of Media Prima includes content creation; event and talent management. The Group’s leadership position in the Outdoor business is represented by Big Tree Outdoor Sdn. Bhd., UPD Sdn. Bhd., The Right Channel Sdn. Bhd. and Kurnia Outdoor Sdn. Bhd. The Group has strong online presence through its digital communications and broadcasting subsidiary, Alt Media, via the Lifestyle Portal gua.com.my and tonton.com.my, a cutting-edge video portal with HD-ready quality viewing experience that offers the individualism of customised content and interactivity of social networking which now has more than two (2) million unique
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    Philippine Broadcasting Service, Inc.

    Philippine Broadcasting Service, Inc.

    • Radio stations owned: DZRM
    Philippine Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a radio network in the Philippines. It is owned by the Philippine government. Soon after the first World War in 1933, on May 8, 1933, the U.S. government established and operated radio station DZFM (then KZFM) in the Philippines on frequency 710 kHz with a power of 10,000 watts through the United States Information Service. In September 1946, two months after the Philippines became an independent country from the U.S.A., KZFM was turned over to the Philippine government. With the transfer was born the Philippine Broadcasting Service, PBS the second broadcasting organization after Manila Broadcasting Company. The station was first operated by the Department of Foreign Affairs until it was transferred to the Radio Broadcasting Board (RBB) which was created by President Manuel Quezon on September 3, 1937. Meanwhile in the same year, an international telecommunications conference in Atlantic City, New Jersey, reassigned the letter "D" to replace the former "K" as the initial call letter for all radio stations in the Philippines. In January 1942, the RBB was abolished to give way to the establishment of the Philippine Information Council (PIC)
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    Rose City Radio Corporation

    • Radio stations owned: KXJM
    Rose City Radio Corporation was the owner of two radio stations in Portland, Oregon, NewsRadio 750 KXL and KXTG-FM 95.5 The Game, until those stations were sold to Alpha Broadcasting. Rose City also owns the Radio Northwest Network which airs programming on KXL to 17 affiliates throughout Oregon. Featured programming includes the Lars Larson show, Around the House, In the Garden, Mr Barbeque and NW Vine Time. All the shows are locally produced by Rose City Radio and focus on Oregon issues and trends. Rose City also owned Sporting News radio stations in Boston, Massachusetts (WWZN 1510 AM — The Zone) and Los Angeles, California (KMPC 1540 AM — The Ticket) and the former Sporting News Radio station WSNR (620 AM) in Jersey City, New Jersey, until selling those two stations to Blackstrap Broadcasting in 2007. Rose City is owned by Microsoft co-founder and Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen.
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    University of Connecticut

    • Radio stations owned: WHUS
    The University of Connecticut (UConn) is a public research university in Connecticut. Known as a Public Ivy, UConn was founded in 1881 and is a Land Grant and Sea Grant college & member of the Space Grant Consortium. The institution serves more than 30,000 students on its six campuses, including more than 8,000 graduate students in multiple programs. UConn's main campus is in Storrs, Connecticut. The university's president is Susan Herbst. UConn is one of the founding institutions of the Hartford, Connecticut/Springfield, Massachusetts regional economic and cultural partnership alliance known as New England's Knowledge Corridor. UConn is a member of Universitas 21, a global network of 24 research-intensive universities, who work together to foster global citizenship and institutional innovation through research-inspired teaching and learning, student mobility, connecting students and staff, and promote advocacy for internationalisation. UConn is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the Big East Conference. UConn was founded in 1881 as the Storrs Agricultural School. It was named after Charles and Augustus Storrs, two brothers who
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    ARD

    ARD

    • Radio stations owned: Bayerischer Rundfunk
    ARD (full name: Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland – "Consortium of public-law broadcasting institutions of the Federal Republic of Germany") is a joint organization of Germany's regional public-service broadcasters. It was founded in 1950 in West Germany to represent the common interests of the new, decentralized, post-war broadcasting services — in particular the introduction of a joint television network. The ARD is the world's second largest public broadcaster after the British Broadcasting Corporation, with a budget of €6.3 billion and 23,000 employees. The budget comes primarily from the licence fees required to use radios and TV sets in Germany. For radio and TV reception, the fee is currently €17.98 per month. These fees are not collected directly by the ARD, but by the GEZ, a common organization of the ARD member broadcasters, the second public TV broadcaster ZDF, and Deutschlandradio. ARD maintains and operates a national television network, called Das Erste ("The First") to differentiate it from ZDF, a.k.a. "das Zweite" ("The Second"), which was founded in 1961. The ARD network began broadcasting on 31 October
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    Beasley Broadcast Group

    • Radio stations owned: WRXK-FM
    Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI), based in Naples, Florida, is an owner/operator of radio stations in the United States. As of January 2011, the company owned 17 AM stations and 28 FM stations. The company was founded in 1961 by George G. Beasley. On February 11, 2000 the Group completed its IPO.
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    Citadel Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: WGVX
    Citadel Broadcasting Corporation was a Las Vegas, Nevada-based broadcast holding company. Citadel owned 243 radio stations across the United States and was the third-largest radio station owner in the country. Only Clear Channel Communications and Cumulus Media owned more stations prior to Citadel's merger with Cumulus. On March 10th, 2011, Cumulus Media announced that it would purchase Citadel Broadcasting. After receiving conditional regulatory approval from the Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission, the deal was approved by Citadel shareholders on September 15, 2011. The merger of the two companies closed on September 16, 2011, and Citadel became an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Cumulus Media. The company was founded in 1984 in Phoenix, Arizona by Larry Wilson as Citadel Associates Limited Partnership. In 1990 it was renamed Citadel Associates Montana Limited Partnership for the purpose of owning and operating stations in Montana that were formerly owned by CALP. A year later, Citadel Broadcasting was officially incorporated and in 1992 it acquired all of the radio stations owned by its predecessors. Within a decade, Citadel expanded to 26 states.
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    Greater Media

    • Radio stations owned: WMMR
    Greater Media, Inc., known as Greater Media, is an American media company that specializes in radio stations. The markets where they own radio stations include Boston, Detroit, Philadelphia, Charlotte, and the state of New Jersey. The company was formed in 1956 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, and its headquarters are currently located in Braintree, Massachusetts. Greater Media also publishes several weekly newspapers in Central New Jersey. The newspaper group won 12 Suburban Newspapers of America awards for 2006. On November 12, 2007; Greater Media announced it was buying three stations in Charlotte, North Carolina from Lincoln Financial Media--WBT, WBT-FM, and WLNK. The deal was finalized on January 31, 2008. Names in parenthesees are the markets they serve, all of which are in New Jersey.
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    Jefferson Public Radio

    • Radio stations owned: KRVM
    Jefferson Public Radio is a regional public radio broadcasting network serving over a million potential listeners in Southern Oregon and the Shasta Cascade region of northern California. The network is headquartered on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland (near Medford) and named after the once-proposed State of Jefferson, an area which roughly corresponds to its 60,000 square miles (160,000 km) coverage area. KSOR signed on in April 1969 as a 10-watt student-run radio station. Starting in the mid-1970s, it took on a more professional sound, becoming a member of NPR by the end of the decade. In the early 1980s, it began building what would become the largest translator network in public radio. At first, it was not familiar with the history of Jefferson. However, by the time KSOR began to build full-power stations later in the decade, it realized that its service area was virtually coextensive with the State of Jefferson. It began calling itself "Jefferson Public Radio" in 1989. JPR currently has an operating budget of $2 million. The network broadcasts local programming as well as programs from National Public Radio, Public Radio International, American Public Media,
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    NBCUniversal

    NBCUniversal

    NBCUniversal Media, LLC (formerly known as NBC Universal, Inc.) is an American media and entertainment company engaged in the production and marketing of entertainment, news, and information products and services to a global customer base. The company owns and operates American television networks, numerous cable channels, and a group of local stations in the United States, as well as motion picture companies, several television production companies, and branded theme parks. NBC Universal was formed in May 2004 by the merger of General Electric's NBC with Vivendi's Vivendi Universal Entertainment. GE and US cable TV operator Comcast announced a buyout agreement for the company on December 3, 2009. Following regulatory approvals, the transaction completed on January 28, 2011. Comcast now owns 51% of NBC Universal while GE owns 49%. Originally, the NBC Universal logo was a combination of the NBC peacock logo and the Universal Studios globe and text. The logo was redesigned by Wolff Olins in January 2011 to reflect the new Comcast ownership. NBC Universal is headquartered in the Rockefeller Plaza in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The company is one of two successor companies to MCA
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    Newcap Broadcasting

    • Radio stations owned: CFXL-FM
    Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited is a Canadian broadcasting company, majority-owned by Harold R. Steele. Newfoundland Capital is the parent company of Newcap Inc. (currently doing business as Newcap Radio and formerly known as Newcap Broadcasting). It is currently the number two private-sector radio broadcaster in Canada, just behind Astral Media. It operates 76 stations, fully or partly, across Canada. The group also owns two "Newcap Television" stations, both in Lloydminster on the Alberta/Saskatchewan border. The group's Newfoundland and Labrador division, known as Steele Communications, includes all but two of the full-power commercial stations in that province. On November 6, 2004, the company launched the Canadian Hit 30 Countdown, currently Canada's only nationally syndicated CHR hit countdown. Newcap is also a corporate sponsor of Canada's Aboriginal Voices radio network. In the past, Newfoundland Capital acted as a conglomerate with interests in diverse industries such as newspapers and freight transportation. Presently, the firm's only asset outside of the broadcasting industry is a hotel in Corner Brook, the Glynmill Inn, although the Steele family has additional
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    Norsk Rikskringkasting

    Norsk Rikskringkasting

    The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (Norwegian: Norsk rikskringkasting AS), usually known as NRK, is the Norwegian government-owned radio and television public broadcasting company, and the largest media organisation in Norway. It is one of the founding members of the European Broadcasting Union. 94% of NRK's funding comes from a mandatory annual license fee charged to each person in possession of a TV. The remainder comes from commercial activities such as programme and DVD sales, spin-off products and certain types of sponsorship. Regular radio broadcasts started in Norway in 1925, Kringkastningselskapet, a privately-owned company founded in 1933 and a predecessor to NRK. Based on a model similar to the BBC, and located in Oslo, it was a replacement for privately operated radio stations in the larger cities. NRK initially set out to get coverage over the entire country, and had a monopoly on broadcasting in Norway. The monopoly was gradually dissolved from 1975 onwards, resulting in the introduction of cable TV in 1982, regional TV channels and satellite TV in 1986 (culminating in the launch of TV3 in 1987 and TVNorge in 1988) and the launch of the second free-to-air channel
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    Nova M Radio

    • Radio stations owned: KPHX
    Nova M Radio, later known as On Second Thought, was a radio syndication service providing progressive talk programming. Founded as Nova M Radio by Sheldon and Anita Drobny in 2006, its stated purpose was to purchase, own, and operate underperforming radio stations in small and medium sized markets. These stations would then broadcast progressive talk radio content, particularly programming from their own network, as well as from Air America Radio and other organizations. On February 18, 2009, the network was bought out by Mike Newcomb, a former on-air personality and business partner with the Drobnys; it was Newcomb who gave the company its final name. On Second Thought had planned on using 1190 Nova M KNUV Phoenix as its flagship station, however on March 2, 2009, KNUV's doors were reported padlocked closed, and on March 5, 2009 KNUV returned to a Spanish-language news/talk/music format. Since the network's operations were based at the studios, the network was shut down. In late March 2006, Nova M entered into a local marketing agreement (LMA) with Continental Broadcasting, owner of KPHX in Phoenix, Arizona, bringing the progressive talk programming formerly carried (since the
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    Runnymede Corp.

    • Radio stations owned: WNKO
    The Runnymede Corporation is a company based in Newark, Ohio, United States, which owns radio stations WNKO 101.7 MHz FM and WHTH 790 kHz AM, both in Newark, Ohio. The company was first formed in 1968.
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    Saga Communications

    • Radio stations owned: WNOR-FM
    Saga Communications (NYSE MKT: SGA) is a broadcasting company that owns and operates stations in 26 markets in the United States. The company, which is based in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, primarily operates radio stations (its holdings currently consist of 58 FM stations, 30 AM stations, three statewide radio networks, and two farm radio networks), but it also operates nine television stations (four of which broadcast at a low-power).
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    Schurz Communications

    Schurz Communications

    • Radio stations owned: WNSN
    Schurz Communications is a South Bend, Indiana-based radio, television, cable tv and newspaper media group.
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    Sirius Satellite Radio

    Sirius Satellite Radio

    • Radio stations owned: SIRIUS Blues
    Sirius Satellite Radio is a satellite radio (SDARS) service operating in North America, owned by Sirius XM Radio. Headquartered in New York City, with smaller studios in Los Angeles and Memphis, Sirius was officially launched on July 1, 2002 and currently provides 69 streams (channels) of music and 65 streams of sports, news and entertainment to listeners. Music streams on Sirius carry a wide variety of genres, broadcasting 24 hours daily, commercial-free, and uncensored. A subset of Sirius music channels is included as part of the Dish Network satellite television service. Sirius channels are identified by Arbitron with the label "SR" (e.g. "SR120", "SR9", "SR17"). Its business model is to provide pay-for-service radio, analogous to the business model for premium cable television. Music channels are presented without commercials while talk channels, such as Howard Stern's Howard 100 and Howard 101 and The Opie & Anthony Channel, do have regular commercials. At approximately 6 minutes per hour, the number of commercials are still less than the average on terrestrial radio or television. Furthermore, all channels are free from FCC content regulation, thus songs are played unedited
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    The New York Times Company

    The New York Times Company

    • Radio stations owned: WQXR-FM
    The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) is an American media company best known as the publisher of its namesake, The New York Times. Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Jr. has served as Chairman of the Board since 1997. It is headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The company was founded by Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones in New York City. The first edition of the newspaper The New York Times, published on September 18, 1851, stated: "We publish today the first issue of the New-York Daily Times, and we intend to issue it every morning (Sundays excepted) for an indefinite number of years to come." The company also owns the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, and several related media properties, including NYTimes.com, Boston.com, and About.com. Since 1967, the company has been publicly traded and listed on the New York Stock Exchange by the symbol NYT. While it offers two kinds of shares of its stock, Class A and Class B, Class B shares are not publicly traded. The Class B shares provide a mechanism by which the descendants of Adolph Ochs, who purchased The New York Times newspaper in 1896, maintain control of the company by holding nearly 90 percent of this
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    West Virginia Radio Corporation

    • Radio stations owned: WVMD
    West Virginia Radio Corporation or WVRC is a media corporation comprising exclusively radio stations and two radio networks based in the state of West Virginia. The company is controlled by Greer Industries, and the Greer Family. West Virginia Radio Corporation owns stations in four separate areas in the state of West Virginia: At present, the three largest markets in the state what West Virginia Radio does not presently operate are Huntington, Wheeling, and Beckley. There have been recent suggestions within the West Virginia broadcasting community that West Virginia Radio may enter the Beckley market by purchasing some or all of the Southern Communications stations. West Virginia Radio was also suggested as a likely purchaser of Clear Channel Communications' Wheeling and Huntington clusters. Charleston's WCHS as well as Morgantown's WAJR and WVAQ are consistently the highest or near-highest rated stations in their respective markets. West Virginia Radio Corporation operates the "West Virginia Metro News" Network, which is owned by parent company Greer Industries. "West Virginia Metro News" features on-the-hour news, political and sports talk programs, along with West Virginia
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    Westdeutscher Rundfunk

    Westdeutscher Rundfunk

    • Radio stations owned: 1LIVE
    Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR, West German Broadcasting) is a German public-broadcasting institution based in the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia with its main office in Cologne. WDR is a constituent member of the consortium of German public-broadcasting institutions, ARD. As well as contributing to the output of national television channel Das Erste, WDR produces the regional television service WDR Fernsehen (formerly known as WDF and West3) and six regional radio networks. WDR was created in 1955, when Nordwestdeutscher Rundfunk (NWDR) was split into Norddeutscher Rundfunk – covering Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, and Hamburg – and Westdeutscher Rundfunk, responsible for North Rhine-Westphalia. WDR began broadcasting on two radio networks on 1 January 1956. WDR is funded partly from the limited sale of on-air commercial advertising time but principally from viewer and listener licence fee receipts. As of January 2009 the monthly fee payable per household for radio and television reception was €17.98: the equivalent of €0.59 (USD 0.45) per day. For radio only, the monthly fee was €5.76. These fees are collected not directly by WDR but by the GEZ: a joint organization of
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    WNYC

    WNYC

    • Radio stations owned: WNYC
    WNYC is a set of call letters shared by a pair of co-owned, non-profit, public radio stations located in New York City. WNYC (AM) broadcasts on the AM band at 820 kHz, and WNYC-FM is at 93.9 MHz. Both stations are members of NPR and carry distinct, but similar news/talk programs. The stations are known for their nationally syndicated news and culture programming and Internet radio broadcasts. WNYC reaches more than one million listeners each week and has the largest public radio audience in the United States. The WNYC stations are co-owned with Newark, New Jersey-licensed classical music outlet WQXR-FM (105.9 MHz.), and all three broadcast from studios and offices in the TriBeCa section of Manhattan. WNYC's AM transmitter is located in Kearny, New Jersey, and WNYC-FM's transmitter is located on the Empire State Building in New York City. WNYC also owns and operates New Jersey Public Radio, a group of four northern New Jersey noncommercial FM stations acquired by WNYC from the New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority on July 1, 2011. WNYC is one of the oldest radio stations in the United States. Funds for the establishment of the station were approved on June 2, 1922 by the New York
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