Urban
Week Of: April 21, 2008
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Urban's Top Billers

When the programming and sales teams are working on the same accord, a station can generate impressive revenue. BIA Financial Network recently released the 2007 radio advertising revenue calculations, and here are the top-billing urban stations, in millions. The 2006 revenues are in parentheses.

1. CBS Radio's WVEE (V-100)/Atlanta: $42.3 ($38.0)
2. Clear Channel's WGCI/Chicago: $29.6 ($28.0)
3. CBS Radio's WPGC/Washington: $28.5 ($30.5)
4. Clear Channel's WWPR (Power 105.1)/
New York
: $26.9 ($26.8)
5. Service's KKDA (K104)/Dallas: $25.0 ($28.0)
6. Radio One's KBXX (97.9 the Box)/Houston: $23.0 ($23.8)
7. Radio One's WKYS (93.9 Kiss)/Washington: $20.5 ($21.5)
8. Radio One's WERQ (92Q)/Baltimore: $20.1 ($19.0)
9. Clear Channel's KMEL/San Francisco: $18.0 ($19.0)
10. Cox Radio's WEDR (99 Jamz)/Miami: $17.4 ($17.0)



 




 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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