TOWNSQUARE MEDIA & COMPASS MEDIA NETWORKS EXTEND & EXPAND SYNDICATION PARTNERSHIP TO OVER 368 AFFILIATES NATIONWIDE
NOW AIRING SEVEN DAILY PROGRAMS ACROSS MUSIC GENRES INCLUDING: CHR, CLASSIC ROCK, COUNTRY, CLASSIC HITS, HIP-HOP, HOT AC, AND ROCK
TOWNSQUARE MEDIA and COMPASS MEDIA NETWORKS announce a multi-year extension of their programming partnership.
The parties launched this partnership in 2014 with the goal of providing affiliates nationwide with innovative and original programming for the PM Drive and Evening dayparts that leveraged Townsquare Media’s leading digital assets. Today the syndicated offerings include:
Programs – (Format) – Cross Digital Partner
PopCrush Nights with Kayla Thomas (CHR) Popcrush.com
PopCrush Nights with Nicole Murray (HOT AC) Popcrush.com
Loudwire Nights (Rock) Loudwire.com
Taste of Country Nights (Country) TasteofCountry.com
The Night Shift with Craig Allen (Classic Hits)
Ultimate Classic Rock with Joe Benson (Classic Rock) UltimateClassicRock.com
XXL Higher Level Radio (Hip-Hop) XXLmag.com
“We are thrilled with the continued progress of this syndication partnership as witnessed by the continued growth in our affiliate base and audience levels,” said Erik Hellum, COO of Townsquare Media, Local Media.
Added Kurt Johnson, SVP of Content and Programming for Townsquare Media, “Over seven and a half years ago we announced this partnership with two shows. Now with seven shows, our industry-leading websites and radio brands deliver fresh daily entertainment across a spectrum of formats. And we’re excited to be announcing additional digital and on-air extensions in the coming weeks.”
“In a very thoughtful and strategic way, we have built one of the largest daily entertainment platforms in national syndication,” said Peter Kosann, CEO of Compass Media Networks. “This is a testament to the quality of the programming and the commitment of our team.”
About Townsquare Media, Inc.
Townsquare is a community-focused digital media, digital marketing solutions and radio company focused outside the Top 50 markets in the U.S. Our assets include Townsquare Interactive, a digital marketing services subscription business providing web sites, search engine optimization, social platforms and online reputation management for approximately 24,950 SMBs; Townsquare IGNITE, a proprietary digital programmatic advertising technology with an in-house demand and data management platform; and Townsquare Media, our portfolio of 322 local terrestrial radio stations in 67 cities with corresponding local news and entertainment websites and apps including legendary brands such as WYRK.com, WJON.com, and NJ101.5.com along with a network of national music brands including XXLmag.com, TasteofCountry.com, UltimateClassicRock.com and Loudwire.com. For more information, please visit www.townsquaremedia.com, www.townsquareinteractive.com, and www.townsquareignite.com.