March 12, 2007

Revenues from News Stations for Top Radio Companies

Clear Channel Cumulus Broadcasting Citadel Communication Infinity Broadcasting Entercom Salem
1995 209 9.1 20.2 251.8 49.5
1996 209.8 9.3 22.2 268.6 52.6
1997 215.2 9.1 23 306.6 54.5
1998 231.8 10.3 24.5 332 60.9
1999 255.4 11.7 25.3 390.5 67.2
2000 268 12.4 27.5 441.8 68.6
2001 269.6 11.5 26.3 396 66.3
2002 287.1 13.8 28.1 412.6 73.2
2003 354.8 24.3 30.5 493 70.8
2004 367 19.6 27.9 419.6 68.7 34.9
2005 379 18 27 487 66 26

The revenue from news radio stations of the top companies have grown in the last decade, but much of it has come from acquisition of new stations, not a boom in revenues per station.