August 20, 1989
Owner George Argyros said Saturday that he has had serious discussions about selling the Seattle Mariners to a group of Indianapolis businessmen but that even if the deal should go through, the team would remain in Seattle. He said the group is headed by Jeff Smulyan, owner of Emmis Broadcasting Corp., and includes Indianapolis real estate developer Michael Browning.
October 31, 1991 |
Coming Aboard: Jeff Wyatt, formerly Power 106 programming director and regional vice president of programming for Emmis Broadcasting, is the new afternoon drive personality at KIIS-FM. Wyatt also hosts the syndicated "American Dance Traxx" carried on more than 200 stations worldwide. . . . Veteran KRLA newsman Richard Beebe, who first joined the station in 1959, is back as the morning anchor.
September 7, 1998 |
There's a new subject on the syllabus this fall at USC: What are the legal and policy implications of changes in the communications industry? To answer that question, the university last week established the USC Center for Communications Law and Policy at USC Law School. The Annenberg School for Communication and the Annenberg Center for Communication will also sponsor the new interdisciplinary center.
October 10, 1988 |
Another bit of airwave history died Friday when WNBC-AM, once the New York flagship station of the NBC Radio Network, signed off after 62 years on the air. Its 50,000-watt, clear-channel 660 slot on the AM dial was promptly taken over by all-sports WFAN. WFAN is owned by Emmis Broadcasting, which bought WNBC-AM and four others from General Electric--NBC's new owner--for $121.5 million.