UTICA-ROME -- The Arbitron Persons 12+ numbers for the Fall 2008 ratings period are out. Regent's Big Frog 104 (WFRG) and Lite 98.7 (WLZW) still own the top 2 ranks, but the duo traded ranks as Lite loses nearly 3 ratings points since the spring.
Regent Communications is at risk of being delisted from the NASDAQ stock market, according to business newspaper report in Cincinnati, the home of Regent corporate HQ. The owner of 62 stations -- including four in Utica-Rome -- has been trading below NASDAQ's $1.00 minimum for more than 30 consecutive trading days.
An observant CNYRadio.com reader alerted us of some brand-new websites for the Utica-Rome cluster of Regent Communications stations. For those of you who like to get technical, our tipster also mentioned the websites have switched from PHP-based technology to ASP-technology.
Echoing what has been reported in many national trades lately, small-market radio is often doing better than large-market radio. And that holds true for Regent Communications. In the company's Q4 2007 Earnings Conference Call this week, CEO Bill Stakelin cited growth for several of the company's markets, including Utica-Rome. In fact, Stakelin specifically gave the […]