iHeartMedia, Inc. Reports Results for 2015 Second Quarter

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  • Revenues1 up 2%, excluding FX impact (reported revenues down 2%)
  • OIBDAN1 up 3%, excluding FX impact (reported OIBDAN up 0.4%)

San Antonio, July 30, 2015 – iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB: IHRT) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015.

“We continue to differentiate ourselves in the marketplace with our unmatched portfolio of products, media platforms, content and personalities -- all built on the power of broadcast radio and out of home -- which give us the most powerful marketing vehicles available today,” Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Pittman said. “We are building on the power of sound and social, the power of outdoor and the emerging power of digital to create even stronger marketing solutions for our partners, while providing the most live content and events to the industry’s most engaged audiences, wherever they are and on whatever device they want to use. We continue to find creative ways to use iHeartMedia’s cross-platform assets to redefine the future of consumer media and entertainment.”

“We’re pleased with the revenue and OIBDAN growth we achieved this quarter,” said Rich Bressler, President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. “We continue to invest in our capabilities across both iHeartMedia and outdoor to realize the full value of our multi-platform assets. With no significant debt maturities until 2018, we can continue focusing on growing the top and bottom lines across our business segments."

About iHeartMedia, Inc.

iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month. It consists of three business groups.

With its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, the iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. Its leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 860 live broadcast stations in over 160 markets nationwide; its National Sales organization; and the company’s live and virtual events business. It also includes Premiere Networks, the industry’s largest Networks business, with its Total Traffic and Weather Network (TTWN); and BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local all news audio service for the Black community. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio suite of data targeting and attribution products using data from its massive consumer base.

The iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group includes the company’s fast-growing podcasting business -- iHeartMedia is the number one podcast publisher in downloads, unique listeners, revenue and earnings -- as well as its industry-leading iHeartRadio digital service, available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; the company’s digital sites, newsletters, digital services and programs; its digital advertising technology companies; and its audio industry-leading social media footprint.

The company’s Audio & Media Services reportable segment includes Katz Media Group, the nation’s largest media representation company, and RCS, the world's leading provider of broadcast and webcast software.

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