Citadel Expands Relationship With Katz
March 31, 2008 at 7:16 AM (PT)
CITADEL BROADCASTING has expanded its relationship with KATZ MEDIA GROUP, which will represent an additional 22 stations in nine markets owned by CITADEL. KATZ will now represent all of the CITADEL markets, including ATLANTA, CHICAGO, DALLAS, DETROIT, LOS ANGELES, MINNEAPOLIS, NEW YORK, SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, D.C.
Three separate KATZ RADIO GROUP companies -- EASTMAN RADIO, CHRISTAL RADIO AND KATZ RADIO -- will represent the various stations effective MARCH 31st.
CITADEL Chairman/CEO FARID SULEMAN commented, "We are pleased to expand our alliance with KATZ, one of the leading media representation firms in the country. The Company expects to benefit from increased revenue opportunities including new group deals resulting from the relationship."
KMG CEO STU OLDS said, "CITADEL BROADCASTING has been an extraordinary partner for us and we couldn’t be more excited to have this opportunity to strengthen our long-term relationship. We have made great strides together and we fully expect to have an even more productive partnership in the years ahead."