Radio’s Debt Cloud: Pillsbury’s Radio Show Talk Topic


A panel featuring three top industry executives, a top D.C. communications attorney and one esteemed Wall Street financial analyst will gather at the 2018 Radio Show in Orlando to discuss the impact of deregulation and large-scale debt reduction on the radio industry. The session is sponsored by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and has a very intriguing name.

Taking part in the panel discussion, “Pillsbury’s Broadcast Finance 2018: Radio’s Debt Cloud Finally Lifts,” are Beasley Media Group CEO Caroline Beasley; Hubbard Radio LLC Chair Ginny Morris; and Townsquare Media co-CEO Dhruv Prasad.

Moderating the panel is Pillsbury partner Scott Flick. He will lead a discussion on a variety of issues affecting the economic outlook for radio in the coming year, including the prospects for media ownership deregulation and the extent to which debt reductions by major radio groups may impact investor interest in radio.

Marci Ryvicker, managing director and senior equity analyst at Wells Fargo Securities, will provide opening remarks and join in the panel discussion.

The session will be held Wednesday, September 26 from 8:30-10:00am.

Pillsbury has been the sponsor of this session since 1990.

Produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the Radio Show takes place at the Hilton Bonnet Creek and the Waldorf-Astoria Orlando, adjacent to Walt Disney World.

Additional information about the 2018 Radio Show is available here.