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October 17, 1999 | Associated Press
The talk radio station that gives Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani a weekly show is offering First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton her own chance to take calls from New Yorkers, the Daily News reported Saturday. "She wants to do her listening tour. What better way to listen?" said Phil Boyce, program director for WABC-AM. "And she would be able to talk to 150,000 people at a time." Aides to the potential Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate from New York said the idea hadn't been ruled out.
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October 17, 1999 | Associated Press
The talk radio station that gives Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani a weekly show is offering First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton her own chance to take calls from New Yorkers, the Daily News reported Saturday. "She wants to do her listening tour. What better way to listen?" said Phil Boyce, program director for WABC-AM. "And she would be able to talk to 150,000 people at a time." Aides to the potential Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate from New York said the idea hadn't been ruled out.
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ENTERTAINMENT
June 25, 1997 | JUDITH MICHAELSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wallace A. Smith, the former longtime general manager at KUSC-FM (91.5), will become general manager of public radio station WPBX-FM at Southampton College of Long Island University in September. Bonnie Grice, his wife, is going east with him and so Thursday will give up her job as host of the afternoon show at KCSN-FM (88.5). There are no immediate plans for Grice to join the WPBX staff.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 25, 1997 | JUDITH MICHAELSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Wallace A. Smith, the former longtime general manager at KUSC-FM (91.5), will become general manager of public radio station WPBX-FM at Southampton College of Long Island University in September. Bonnie Grice, his wife, is going east with him and so Thursday will give up her job as host of the afternoon show at KCSN-FM (88.5). There are no immediate plans for Grice to join the WPBX staff.
BUSINESS
September 25, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Infinity to Buy 7 Radio Stations: New York-based Infinity Broadcasting Corp. said it will acquire the major-market stations from Walnut Creek, Calif.-based Alliance Broadcasting Inc. for $275 million. Infinity, the nation's largest radio broadcasting company, has 27 radio stations nationwide. The deal is subject to Federal Communications Commission approval.
BUSINESS
June 20, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Emmis Communications Corp., a radio and TV broadcaster, hired investment banks Morgan Stanley and Lazard Freres & Co. to advise the company on an offer by Emmis Chief Executive Jeffrey Smulyan to take it private. Smulyan on May 8 offered to pay $15.25 a share, or $567 million. Indianapolis-based Emmis owns radio stations in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, plus Los Angeles magazine.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 3, 1988 | STEVE WEINSTEIN
KNOB-FM, an Orange County adult contemporary music station purchased last December by the Spanish Broadcasting System, has been transformed into KSKQ-FM 98, an all-Spanish contemporary and international music station. SBS also owns KSKQ-AM (1540), which has been broadcasting a similar Spanish music and news format since 1984. The new 80,000 watt FM station, which SBS purchased for $15 million, will be programmed to attract a younger audience, said Raul Alarcon Sr., SBS board chairman.
BUSINESS
August 23, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
Emmis Communications Corp., a broadcaster with radio stations in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, said it would sell nine of its 16 television stations for $681 million to cut debt and focus on radio. Its shares rose 9.2%. LIN TV Corp. will buy five of the stations for $260 million, and Journal Communications Inc. will purchase three stations for $235 million. Gray Television Inc. will buy WSAZ in Huntington-Charleston, W.Va., for $186 million, Emmis said.
SPORTS
October 1, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
XTRA, the 50,000-watt radio station struggling to find a niche in the competitive Southern California broadcast market, switched to an all-sports format today, company officials said. The station fired its six-person news staff on Friday and began a new format today that includes sports news, a sports magazine show, Lee Hamilton's talk show and a variety of games, said Judy Carlough, the station's new vice president and general manager. "Everything is not set. It's not in its final form.
BUSINESS
October 10, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Westinghouse Electric Corp. today reported that earnings in the third quarter rose 8.5%, boosted by higher profits in broadcasting and other businesses. The Pittsburgh-based conglomerate said net income in the three months ended Sept. 30 rose to $255 million, or 87 cents a share, from $235 million, or 80 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Revenues grew about 1.6% to $3.18 billion from $3.13 billion.
NEWS
January 26, 1996
Carter Burden, 54, publisher and former New York city councilman who once owned the Village Voice. Burden also founded and expanded Commodore Media, which owns and operates 20 radio stations in New York, Connecticut, West Virginia, Florida and Pennsylvania. He was known as a major benefactor of the New York Public Library, the Morgan Library and the New York City Ballet. Burden served on the City Council from 1969 to 1978, when he lost to Bella Abzug.
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