IBCS - News... International Broadcasting Corporation Announces New Affiliate, WWPR-AM 1490 in Bradenton, Florida
Monday , March 07, 2005 11:29 ET
PHILADELPHIA, Mar 07, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) --International Broadcasting Corporation (OTCBB:IBCS) announced today that radio station WWPR-AM 1490 in Bradenton, Florida is to carry IBC Radio Network programming. Bradenton is located on the West Coast of Florida, just 25 miles south of Tampa and directly across the Tampa Bay Bridge from St. Petersburg and Clearwater, Florida. WWPR-AM 1490 Radio in Bradenton, Florida is a 500-Watt Station whose signal reaches across Tampa Bay to the Cities of Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Clearwater Beach. WWPR can also be heard in Ruskin, the tomato producing Capital of Florida, Bradenton Beach, Longboat Key and Sarasota. A one-hour segment of "Stock Talk LIVE" and "Talk Show America" is to be carried on the station. The station looks to add other IBCRN shows as well.
Bradenton is in Manatee County and is one of the fastest growing Counties in the State of Florida. The largest Employer in the County is Tropicana Foods whose Main Plant and Offices are in Bradenton. Tropicana is the home of some of the finest citrus fruit juice products in the world. Bradenton is also the winter home of the Pittsburgh Pirates National League Baseball Team. This fall Bradenton becomes home to a new Eastern Hockey League Team.
Agriculture is the mainstay of the economy in Bradenton and Manatee County which has a large Spanish speaking population. Fishing and numerous Gulf of Mexico Beach activities is also a mainstay of Bradenton life. The IBC Radio Network, "Stock Talk LIVE" and "Talk Show America" would like to say "Buenos Dias and Buenos Suerte."
Daryn P. Fleming, President and CEO of IBCS, says, "We are pleased to formally announce yet another IBCRN affiliate, WWPR-AM 1490. We believe the residents will be pleased with our entertaining and informative content and this will enhance our new affiliate's value in the community. It will also increase the size of our audience and enhance the value for our advertisers. Our quest to make IBC Radio Network a household name continues with WWPR-AM 1490."
About IBC Radio Network
IBC Radio Network, a division of IBCS, is an all-talk radio service broadcasting via satellite 24/7, focused on business, news, science and paranormal content. IBCRN believes it is a viable alternative to larger networks that tend to make their affiliates all sound the same, effectively destroying local content. IBCRN seeks to enhance local content, thus increasing the value of its affiliates. Increased value translates into enhanced advertising revenues for IBC as well as affiliate radio stations.
Statements in this press release other than statements of historical fact are "forward-looking statements." Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties including the demand for the Company's services, litigation, labor market, and other risk factors identified from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission that could cause actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements represent the Company's judgment as of the date of this release. The Company disclaims, however, any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
SOURCE: International Broadcasting Corporation
International Broadcasting Corporation
Daryn P. Fleming, 402-742-0493
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