June 14, 2016

Local TV: Political advertising revenue (2016)

Year Revenue
2012 $573,591,000
2013 $49,880,000
2014 $696,482,000
2015 $124,451,000

Note: Political advertising revenues include both local and national political advertising.
Source: Individual company SEC filings for the full year end on Dec. 31. Companies included here: Tribune, Nexstar, Sinclair, Tegna, Gray, Media General and Scripps. Meredith was not included because it operates in a different fiscal year from the others.
“State of the News Media 2016”

Pew Research Center