“The Fan Morning Show with Jeff & Big Joe” on Emmis-owned WFNI-FM has seen the departure of both Jeff Rickard and Joe Staysniak in the past week.
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Emmis Communications Corp. says the signal’s towers in Whitestown will be dismantled to make way for development.
Graham is the second woman and the first minority in the company’s 41-year history to hold that post.
The new firm, led by Emmis Communications executives, could raise as much $230 million to buy one or more companies and take them public.
The show will continue with a new name and a new co-host starting Nov. 2.
Organizers said public health concerns and financial resources were the main factors in canceling the 50-year-old event.
Former IndyCar driver and longtime television racing analyst Derek Daly said he’s not looking to settle a lawsuit he filed last week against Emmis Communications Corp., the Indianapolis Colts, former announcer Bob Lamey and Emmis on-air sports personality Joe Staysniak.
The Indianapolis-based media company, which has been a publicly traded business since 1994, said that it was pursuing the delisting to save money.
Some lawmakers and policymakers have complained that Paycheck Protection Program loans ended up in the hands of larger, publicly traded companies at the expense of small businesses that need them most.
The acquisition appears to be the first big step in Emmis CEO Jeff Smulyan’s goal to reinvent the longtime Indianapolis-based media company by entering new lines of business.
Industry veteran Jeff Smulyan is pairing with a low-profile New York hedge fund manager once described as “the most important, least known man in TV.”
The state’s “You can. Go back.” campaign aims to shore up the number of Hoosier adults with either a college degree or a high-quality training certificate. In 2015, the commission set a lofty goal for the campaign: It wanted to see 200,000 adults with some post-secondary education go back to school and earn a degree by 2020.
CEO Jeff Smulyan says he still loves radio, but the 72-year-old pines to own businesses that have real growth potential, rather than fighting over nickels and dimes in a stagnant industry.
A federal appeals court has reversed a breach-of-contract ruling for Indianapolis-based media company Emmis Communications Corp. arising from a shareholder dispute. Emmis had sought more than $4 million in legal fees that its insurer refused to cover.
Emmis Communications said it is selling two of its three New York City radio stations to investment firm Standard General. In return, Emmis will receive $91.5 million in cash plus a significant share of a new public company that will own the two stations. Emmis stock soared after the deal was announced.
The bank will use the three-story building that fronts Monument Circle for lending offices and a branch location. The magazine’s staff plans to move into the adjacent headquarters for Emmis Communications.
Dave O’Brien, a staple on local morning radio since 1996, is no longer with WLHK-FM after station owner Emmis Communications opted not to renew his contract.