Will Lead Next Stage of Digital Growth at Emmis Stations

INDIANAPOLIS, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Angie May Cook has been named to the newly created role of Vice President, Emmis Digital, and will be responsible for driving digital revenue growth and innovation throughout the Emmis Communications station portfolio (NASDAQ:EMMS) . Angie has spent much of her career developing winning interactive programs for advertisers and managing digital resources at successful radio broadcasters and digital media companies.

"Angie's experience on the front lines of both radio and digital media sales coupled with her deep understanding of the interactive space will help accelerate our leadership role in all interactive aspects of our business. Her direction will help us continue to deliver the types of high impact digital programs our listeners and advertisers have come to expect from Emmis Digital. Angie has also worked closely in the past with our award winning content management system provider, Emmis Interactive, and she will undoubtedly become an important thought partner as Emmis Interactive continues to expand their business," said Patrick Walsh, Emmis EVP/CFO/COO.

Angie begins her new role June 1 and will work out of the Emmis-Chicago offices. She will have responsibility for digital sales and innovation across all Emmis markets.

"My return to Emmis Communications comes with great enthusiasm," Angie said. "Emmis is an amazing company to work for and continues to lead the radio industry with new technologies in the digital space. I am honored to take on this role and excited to help take Emmis Digital to new levels."

Angie spent the past 13 years in media sales and management, most recently working at WTMX-FM (Bonneville) in Chicago. Her past digital media and radio broadcast sales experience includes positions at YAHOO!, Infinity/CBS Radio and Emmis Communications. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona.
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