Emmis was the lead investor in Anzu, an Israel-based company that has developed technology that allows companies to insert targeted ads into video games in a nonintrusive way.
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IBJ reporter Dave Lindquist talks with Smulyan about his career, his successes and some of his initiatives that didn’t go so well.
The company had raised $251 million in its initial public offering in January 2021, and has been on the hunt since then for companies to buy. But with the market cooling, it was unable to close any deals.
A new book is capping a year of tremendous transition for the Emmis Corp. founder whose roster of former employees includes David Letterman, Mike Pence, Isaac Hayes and Ken Griffey Jr.
Urban One seeks to expand its audience and advertising customers beyond the company’s stated mission to serve Black and urban listeners.
Emmis Corp. on Wednesday said it dismissed eight employees in advance of a sale of the company’s Indianapolis radio stations to Urban One.
Jeff Smulyan will enter Radio Hall of Fame with Yankees broadcaster Suzyn Waldman, country countdown host Lon Helton and six others.
Broadcast veteran Stan Lehr spent time at radio stations in Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska before joining the WIBC staff in 1993. He will work his final on-air shift Friday afternoon.
The Indianapolis cluster of radio stations owned by Urban One Inc. is set to grow thanks to the upcoming acquisition of all Indianapolis radio properties now owned by Emmis Communications. Here are some of the details.
Indianapolis-based Emmis Communications Corp. announced Monday an agreement to sell the radio stations in its home market, including longstanding local stalwart WIBC 93.1 FM, to Urban One.
Miriam Weaver says the primary factor in her departure is newly available time to focus on ‘Chicks on the Right’ work with Amy Jo Clark.
The stock buyback offer, announced Thursday, applies to up to 2 million shares of Class A common stock at $2.60 per share, or more than $1 per share above the closing price of Emmis shares on Thursday.
“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.
Emmis Communications Corp. says the signal’s towers in Whitestown will be dismantled to make way for development.
Lafayette-based IG Development has submitted conceptual plans to redevelop roughly 27 acres of the Emmis Communications radio tower and transmission property in Whitestown with 408 apartments.
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.