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CC Media Holdings, Inc. Reports Results for 2013 Third Quarter

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San Antonio, November 7, 2013…CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013.

“Strategically and financially, our third quarter results reflect the growing strength of our Media + Entertainment business, while we continue to make meaningful progress in moving Outdoor forward internationally and in the Americas,” said Bob Pittman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “At Media+Entertainment, we outperformed the entire radio sector in revenue growth, including in our major markets. Increasingly, our radio business is benefiting from our strategic approach to advertising that sets us apart in the marketplace.”

“Thanks to our integrated media assets and unmatched reach, we can develop custom multi-platform market solutions that nobody else can,” Pittman added. “This year’s iHeartRadio Music Festival generated unmatched benefits for our advertising partners across multiple platforms – including live broadcasts over our radio stations nationwide, live streaming on Yahoo!, exciting outdoor promotions, a two-night primetime TV special on The CW Network and record-breaking listener engagement across all social media platforms. So our investment in building our national advertising platform pays off nationally and has benefits locally as well.”

“Radio was the first true mobile and social medium, and we continue to see radio’s powerful social impact as mobile emerges as the most important platform for interacting with consumers,” Pittman concluded. “Audio and social media are two of the most critical pillars of mobile, and we saw this firsthand when the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival generated 2.3 billion social impressions, doubling the 2012 total and even surpassing the social media buzz from the 2013 Super Bowl halftime show. Looking ahead, we will stay focused on creating one-of-a-kind marketing campaigns – like our recent launches of albums for Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Paul McCartney, and our innovative programs with Warner Music Group artists to break new music and market established artists – while also accelerating the pace of our outdoor digital investments. Combining our broadcast radio reach of 243 million monthly listeners with outdoor’s unskippable brand messages, digital’s developing platforms and our fast-expanding events business also allows us to take full advantage of the out-of-home trend worldwide.”

“I am more confident than ever in the promising opportunity we have here,” said Rich Bressler, President and Chief Financial Officer. “We’re continuing to focus on building strong relationships with top local and national advertisers to drive revenue growth, while maintaining our unparalleled relationship with the consumer and keeping our cost structure in line. This quarter’s performance also underscores our continued investments on both the revenue and cost sides, with improved results at Media + Entertainment partially offset by more challenging conditions in certain regions outside the U.S. Our extensive capital market activity over the past twelve months has given us much more flexibility. I am proud to see both optimism and a sense of urgency across the entire company, as we continue to bring in the strongest people in the media industry to help us succeed.”

 

About iHeartMedia, Inc./iHeartCommunications, Inc.

iHeartMedia, Inc (PINK: IHRT), the parent company of iHeartCommunications, Inc., is one of the leading global media and entertainment companies. The company specializes in radio, digital, outdoor, mobile, social, live events, on-demand entertainment and information services for local communities, and uses its unparalleled national reach to target both nationally and locally on behalf of its advertising partners. The company is dedicated to using the latest technology solutions to transform the company’s products and services for the benefit of its consumers, communities, partners and advertisers, and its outdoor business reaches over 35 countries across five continents, connecting people to brands using innovative new technology.

About Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc.
Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: CCO) is one of the world’s largest outdoor advertising companies, with more than 650,000 displays in over 35 countries across five continents, including 43 of the 50 largest markets in the United States. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings offers many types of displays across its global platform to meet the advertising needs of its customers. This includes a growing digital platform that now offers over 1,050 digital billboards across 29 U.S. markets. Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings’ International segment operates in 22 countries across Asia, Australia and Europe in a wide variety of formats.