Slower Than Molasses: The Pace Of Radio Deals



It’s very, very slow out there, with respect to deals being filed at the FCC.

Of course there is an important disclaimer to add to that statement: TV deals are certainly flowing, especially given the blockbuster announcement Monday morning (12/3) that Nexstar Media Group intends to merge with Tribune Media in an all-cash deal valued at some $6.4 billion, including assumption of debt.

Radio deals? The spigot appears to be dry. But, is a reservoir being filled, ready to flow in 2019?

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