Radio One, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Results

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROIAK and ROIA) today reported its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011.  Net revenue was approximately $97.1 million, an increase of 29.3% from the same period in 2010.  Station operating income (1) was approximately $34.8 million, an increase of 22.5% from the same period in 2010. The Company reported operating income of approximately $15.8 million compared to operating income of approximately $13.8 million for the same period in 2010. The Company recorded a non-cash pre-tax gain of approximately $146.9 million resulting from its increased ownership and controlling interest in TV One which led to net income of approximately $98.6 million or $1.94 per share, compared to net income of approximately $2.0 million or $0.04 per share for the same period in 2010.    

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Alfred C. Liggins, III, Radio One's CEO and President stated, "The addition of Cable Television to our segment reporting for the first time in Q2 demonstrates the continued evolution of Radio One: core radio revenues for Q2 now represent approximately 62% of the Company's revenues. Our radio performance suffered from difficult competitive situations in Dallas and Houston, and sluggish economic recovery in our Mid-West markets. Our on-line and mobile product offerings continue to develop, and our losses at Interactive One narrowed considerably from the same period last year. I anticipate radio revenues in the third quarter to remain relatively flat, and we continue to focus on controlling the cost base, while developing other revenue streams."

RESULTS OF OPERATIONS



















Three Months Ended June 30,


Six Months Ended June 30,



2011


2010


2011


2010





(as adjusted) (2)




(as adjusted) (2)

STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS

(unaudited)


(unaudited)



(in thousands, except share data)


(in thousands, except share data)











NET REVENUE

$      97,062


$        75,146


$    162,070


$      134,126


OPERATING EXPENSES









Programming and technical

30,718


19,294


49,549


37,829


Selling, general and administrative, excluding stock-based compensation

31,594


27,464


59,925


50,047


Corporate selling, general and administrative, excluding stock-based compensation

7,523


7,764


14,772


15,049


Stock-based compensation

1,199


1,956


2,136


3,969


Depreciation and amortization

10,238


4,837


14,321


9,545


Total operating expenses

81,272


61,315


140,703


116,439


            Operating Income

15,790


13,831


21,367


17,687


INTEREST INCOME

9


43


17


67


INTEREST EXPENSE

22,916


9,703


42,249


18,938


GAIN ON INVESTMENT IN AFFILIATED COMPANY

146,879


-


146,879


-


LOSS ON RETIREMENT OF DEBT

-


-


7,743


-


EQUITY IN INCOME OF AFFILIATED COMPANY

208


1,139


3,287


2,048


OTHER EXPENSE, net

47


2,406


22


2,883


Income (loss) before provision for (benefit from) income taxes, noncontrolling interest in income of subsidiaries and loss from discontinued operations

139,923


2,904


121,536


(2,019)


PROVISION FOR (BENEFIT FROM) INCOME TAXES

38,611


233


84,230


(75)


Net income (loss) from continuing operations

101,312


2,671


37,306


(1,944)


LOSS FROM DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS, net of tax

(45)


(177)


(81)


(159)


CONSOLIDATED NET INCOME (LOSS)

101,267


2,494


37,225


(2,103)


NET INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO NONCONTROLLING INTERESTS

2,717


446


2,920


417


CONSOLIDATED NET INCOME (LOSS) ATTRIBUTABLE TO COMMON STOCKHOLDERS

$      98,550


$          2,048


$      34,305


$        (2,520)











AMOUNTS ATTRIBUTABLE TO COMMON STOCKHOLDERS:









NET INCOME (LOSS) FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS

$      98,595


$          2,225


$      34,386


$        (2,361)


LOSS FROM DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS, net of tax

(45)


(177)


(81)


(159)


NET INCOME (LOSS) ATTRIBUTABLE TO COMMON STOCKHOLDERS

$      98,550


$          2,048


$      34,305


$        (2,520)











Weighted average shares outstanding - basic (3)

50,831,560


51,054,572


51,474,556


50,942,693


Weighted average shares outstanding - diluted (4)

52,905,060


54,302,885


53,646,473


50,942,693




Three Months Ended June 30,


Six Months Ended June 30,


2011


2010


2011


2010




(as adjusted)(2)




(as adjusted)(2)


(unaudited)


(unaudited)


(in thousands, except per share data)


(in thousands, except per share data)

PER SHARE DATA - basic and diluted:
















   Net income (loss) from continuing operations (basic)

$      1.94


$            0.04


$      0.67


$          (0.05)

   Income (loss) from discontinued operations, net of tax (basic)

(0.00)


(0.00)


$     (0.00)


(0.00)

   Consolidated net income (loss) attributable to common stockholders (basic)

$      1.94


$            0.04


$      0.67


$          (0.05)









   Net income (loss) from continuing operations (diluted)

$      1.86


$            0.04


$      0.64


$          (0.05)

   Income (loss) from discontinued operations, net of tax (diluted)

(0.00)


(0.00)


(0.00)


(0.00)

   Consolidated net income (loss) attributable to common stockholders (diluted)

$      1.86


$            0.04


$      0.64


$          (0.05)









SELECTED OTHER DATA








Station operating income (1)

$  34,750


$        28,388


$  52,596


$        46,250

Station operating income margin (% of net revenue)

35.8%


37.8%


32.5%


34.5%









Station operating income reconciliation:
















   Consolidated net income (loss) attributable to common stockholders

$  98,550


$          2,048


$  34,305


$        (2,520)

   Add back non-station operating income items included in consolidated net income (loss):








Interest income

(9)


(43)


(17)


(67)

Interest expense

22,916


9,703


42,249


18,938

Provision for (benefit from) income taxes

38,611


233


84,230


(75)

Corporate selling, general and administrative expenses

7,523


7,764


14,772


15,049

Stock-based compensation

1,199


1,956


2,136


3,969

Gain on investment in affiliated company

(146,879)


-


(146,879)


-

Loss on retirement of debt

-


-


7,743


-

Equity in income of affiliated company

(208)


(1,139)


(3,287)


(2,048)

Other expense, net

47


2,406


22


2,883

Depreciation and amortization

10,238


4,837


14,321


9,545

Noncontrolling interest in income of subsidiaries

2,717


446


2,920


417

Loss from discontinued operations, net of tax

45


177


81


159

Station operating income

$  34,750


$        28,388


$  52,596


$        46,250









Adjusted EBITDA (5)

$  27,227


$        20,624


$  37,824


$        31,201









Adjusted EBITDA reconciliation:
















   Consolidated net income (loss) attributable to common stockholders

$  98,550


$          2,048


$  34,305


$        (2,520)

Interest income

(9)


(43)


(17)


(67)

Interest expense

22,916


9,703


42,249


18,938

Provision for (benefit from) income taxes

38,611


233


84,230


(75)

Depreciation and amortization

10,238


4,837


14,321


9,545

EBITDA

$170,306


$        16,778


$175,088


$        25,821

Stock-based compensation

1,199


1,956


2,136


3,969

Gain on investment in affiliated company

(146,879)


-


(146,879)


-

Loss on retirement of debt

-


-


7,743


-

Equity in income of affiliated company

(208)


(1,139)


(3,287)


(2,048)

Other expense, net

47


2,406


22


2,883

Noncontrolling interest in income of subsidiaries

2,717


446


2,920


417

Loss from discontinued operations, net of tax

45


177


81


159

Adjusted EBITDA

$  27,227


$        20,624


$  37,824


$        31,201





June 30, 2011


December 31, 2010



(unaudited)


(as adjusted)



(in thousands)

SELECTED BALANCE SHEET DATA:



Cash and cash equivalents

$            29,889


$                   9,192


Intangible assets, net

1,243,688


840,147


Total assets

1,524,316


999,212


Total debt (including current portion)

797,633


642,222


Total liabilities

1,062,155


774,242


Total stockholders' equity

227,347


194,335


Redeemable noncontrolling interest

28,736


30,635


Noncontrolling interest

206,078


-








Current Amount Outstanding


Applicable Interest Rate


(in thousands)



SELECTED LEVERAGE DATA:





Senior bank term debt, net or original issue discount of approximately $7.3 million (subject to variable rates) (a)

$          377,701


7.50%


12 1/2%/15%  senior subordinated notes (fixed rate)

299,185


15.00%


6 3/8% senior subordinated notes (fixed rate)

747


6.38%


10% Senior Secured Notes due March 2016 (fixed rate) [TV One]

119,000


10.00%


Note payable (fixed rate)

1,000


7.00%






(a) Subject to variable Libor Rate plus a spread currently at 6.00% and incorporated into the applicable interest rate set forth above.




Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements represent management's current expectations and are based upon information available to Radio One at the time of this release. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond Radio One's control, that may cause the actual results to differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.  Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are described in Radio One's reports on Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Radio One does not undertake any duty to update any forward-looking statements.

Net revenue increased to approximately $97.1 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, from approximately $75.1 million for the same period in 2010, an increase of 29.3%. The radio industry modestly improved relative to last year, with the markets that we operate in growing 1.5% for the quarter, and 2.9% for the first half of the year. Local revenue continued to lead the recovery in our radio marketplaces for the quarter, with growth of 1.4%, while national revenue in our radio marketplaces decreased 0.7% for the quarter. On average, our radio clusters underperformed their marketplaces by 500 basis points this quarter, with a decline in both local revenue and national revenue. More specifically, our Atlanta, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Detroit and St. Louis clusters posted quarterly growth, while our Baltimore, Columbus, Dallas and Houston markets posted the most significant declines. Total core radio revenue (radio stations and syndicated programs excluding Reach Media) declined 3.4% during the quarter.  Reach Media net revenue declined 6.2%, primarily due to the change in date for the ongoing cruise event, the "Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage" (this event was held in March 2011 versus in May 2010). Net revenue for our internet segment declined 3.6% for the three months ended June 30, 2011 compared to the same period in 2010. We began to consolidate the results of TV One during the quarter ended June 30, 2011 and recognized approximately $25.2 million of revenue from our cable television segment.

Operating expenses, excluding depreciation and amortization and stock-based compensation, increased to approximately $69.8 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, up 28.1% from the approximately $54.5 million incurred for the comparable quarter in 2010. Most of the spending increase occurred as a result of the TV One consolidation specifically related to programming and technical operating expenses.  For our cable television segment, programming and technical expenses include expenses associated with the technical, programming, production, and content management. Approximately $11.8 million of our consolidated programming and technical operating expenses were recognized directly from TV One, with approximately $9.4 million of this amount relating specifically to content amortization. Excluding the impact of consolidating TV One results, our programming and technical expenses would have declined by 1.8% for the quarter compared to the same period in 2010.

Stock-based compensation decreased to approximately $1.2 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, compared to approximately $2.0 million for the same period in 2010. This decrease in stock-based compensation expense is due to one-time accelerated vesting that occurred in the second quarter of 2010 associated with the long-term incentive plan whereby officers and certain key employees were granted a total of 3,250,000 shares of restricted stock in January of 2010.

Depreciation and amortization expense increased to approximately $10.2 million compared to approximately $4.8 million for the quarters ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, respectively, an increase of 112.5%. Additional depreciation and amortization expense of approximately $6.4 million resulted from the fixed and intangible assets recorded as part of the consolidation of TV One.  This increased expense was partially offset by the completion of amortization for certain CCI intangible assets and the completion of depreciation and amortization for certain assets.

Interest expense increased to approximately $22.9 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, from approximately $9.7 million for the same period in 2010, an increase of 136.1%. The increase in interest expense was due to our entry into the 2011 Credit Agreement on March 31, 2011 and Amended Exchange Offer on November 24, 2010, as well as the consolidation of TV One.  Higher interest rates associated with the 2011 Credit Agreement and Amended Exchange Offer were in effect for the three months ended June 30, 2011 compared to the same period in 2010.  The increase in the overall effective rate of borrowing for the three months ended June 30, 2011 was approximately 5.6% compared to the three months ended June 30, 2010.  Approximately $3.1 million of the increased interest expense relates to the debt recorded as part of the consolidation of TV One.

The gain on investment in affiliated company of approximately $146.9 million for the three months ended June 30, 2011 was due to acquiring the controlling interest in and the accounting impact of consolidating TV One results as of April 14, 2011.  The gain is computed as the difference between the book value and the fair value of our investment in TV One at the time we obtained control of TV One.

Other expense of $47,000 for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 compared to other expense of approximately $2.4 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2010. Other expense for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 was principally due to a write off of a pro-rata portion of debt financing and modification costs in connection with the offering of Second-Priority Senior Secured Grid Notes ("Second Lien Notes").

Equity in income of affiliated company decreased to $208,000 for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, compared to approximately $1.1 million for the same period in 2010, a decrease of 81.8%. Equity in income of affiliated company primarily reflects our estimated equity in the net income of TV One. The decrease to equity in income of affiliated company for the three months ended June 30, 2011 was due to the consolidation of TV One during this period.  Previously, the Company's share of the net income was driven by TV One's current capital structure and the Company's percentage ownership of the equity securities of TV One.

The provision for income taxes for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 was approximately $38.6 million compared to $233,000 for the quarter ended June 30, 2010. Substantially all of the increase in the tax provision relates to the recognition of a deferred tax liability in connection with the consolidation of TV One.  The consolidated effective tax rate for the three months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 was 27.6% and 8.0%, respectively.

Loss from discontinued operations, net of tax, includes the results of operations for our sold radio stations and Giant Magazine, which ceased publication in December 2009. The loss from discontinued operations, net of tax, for the three months ended June 30, 2011 resulted from the remaining Boston radio station entering into an LMA in June 2011. The loss from discontinued operations, net of tax, for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 of $177,000 resulted primarily from legal and litigation expenses incurred as a result of ongoing legal activity related to certain previously sold stations. The loss from discontinued operations, net of tax, includes no tax provision for the three months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010.

The increase in noncontrolling interests in income of subsidiaries is due primarily to the impact of consolidating TV One results for the three months ended June 30, 2011.  This amount is partially offset by lower net income generated by Reach Media for the three months ended June 30, 2011 compared to the same period in 2010.

Other pertinent financial information includes capital expenditures of approximately $1.9 million and $1.0 million for the quarters ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, respectively. In addition, as of June 30, 2011, Radio One had total debt (net of cash balances) of approximately $767.7 million.

Supplemental Financial Information:

For comparative purposes, the following more detailed and unaudited statements of operations for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 are included.  These detailed, unaudited and adjusted statements of operations include certain reclassifications associated with accounting for discontinued operations.  These reclassifications had no effect on previously reported net income or loss, or any other previously reported statements of operations, balance sheet or cash flow amounts.



Three Months Ended June 30, 2011



(in thousands, unaudited)



Consolidated


Radio One


Reach Media


Internet


Cable

Television


Corporate/
Eliminations/
Other

STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS:






























NET REVENUE

$

97,062

$

60,162

$

9,774

$

4,307

$

25,166

$

(2,347)


OPERATING EXPENSES:














Programming and technical


30,718


13,291


5,307


2,274


11,773


(1,927)


Selling, general and administrative


31,594


22,792


1,343


2,518


5,813


(872)


Corporate selling, general and administrative


7,523


-


1,670


-


(84)


5,937


Stock-based compensation


1,199


178


-


34


-


987


Depreciation and amortization


10,238


1,681


990


919


6,429


219


Total operating expenses


81,272


37,942


9,310


5,745


23,931


4,344


          Operating income (loss)


15,790


22,220


464


(1,438)


1,235


(6,691)


INTEREST INCOME


9


-


3


-


5


1


INTEREST EXPENSE


22,916


-


17


-


3,148


19,751


GAIN ON INVESTMENT IN AFFILIATED COMPANY


146,879


-


-


-


-


146,879


EQUITY IN INCOME OF AFFILIATED COMPANY


208


-


-


-


-


208


OTHER EXPENSE, net


47


-


-


-


-


47


Income (loss) before provision for income taxes, noncontrolling interest in income of subsidiaries and loss from discontinued operations


139,923


22,220


450


(1,438)


(1,908)


120,599


PROVISION FOR INCOME TAXES


38,611


38,461


150


-


-


-


Net income (loss) from continuing operations


101,312


(16,241)


300


(1,438)


(1,908)


120,599


(LOSS) INCOME FROM DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS, net of tax


(45)


(46)


-


1


-


-


CONSOLIDATED NET INCOME (LOSS)


101,267


(16,287)


300


(1,437)


(1,908)


120,599


NET INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO NONCONTROLLING INTERESTS


2,717


-


-


-


-


2,717


NET INCOME (LOSS) ATTRIBUTABLE TO COMMON STOCKHOLDERS

$

98,550

$

(16,287)

$

300

$

(1,437)

$

(1,908)

$

117,882









Three Months Ended June 30, 2010







(in thousands, unaudited, as adjusted (2)







Consolidated


Radio One


Reach Media


Internet


Corporate/

Eliminations/

Other


STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS:




























NET REVENUE

$

75,146

$

62,342

$

10,418

$

4,469

$

(2,083)



OPERATING EXPENSES:













Programming and technical


19,294


13,436


5,038


2,421


(1,601)



Selling, general and administrative


27,464


22,352


1,988


4,037


(913)



Corporate selling, general and administrative


7,764


-


1,762


-


6,002



Stock-based compensation


1,956


222


-


58


1,676



Depreciation and amortization


4,837


2,105


1,091


1,360


281



Total operating expenses


61,315


38,115


9,879


7,876


5,445



          Operating income (loss)


13,831


24,227


539


(3,407)


(7,528)



INTEREST INCOME


43


-


12


-


31



INTEREST EXPENSE


9,703


-


17


-


9,686



EQUITY IN INCOME OF AFFILIATED COMPANY


1,139


-


-


-


1,139



OTHER EXPENSE (INCOME), net


2,406


(1)


-


(3)


2,410



Income (loss) before provision for income taxes, noncontrolling interest in income of subsidiaries and loss from discontinued operations


2,904


24,228


534


(3,404)


(18,454)



PROVISION FOR INCOME TAXES


233


33


200


-


-




Net income (loss) from continuing operations


2,671


24,195


334


(3,404)


(18,454)



LOSS FROM DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS, net of tax


(177)


(173)


-


(4)


-



CONSOLIDATED NET INCOME (LOSS)


2,494


24,022


334


(3,408)


(18,454)



NET INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO NONCONTROLLING INTERESTS


446


-


-


-


446



NET INCOME (LOSS) ATTRIBUTABLE TO COMMON STOCKHOLDERS

$

2,048

$

24,022

$

334

$

(3,408)

$

(18,900)








Six Months Ended June 30, 2011






(in thousands, unaudited)


Consolidated


Radio One


Reach

Media


Internet


Cable

Television


Corporate/

Eliminations/

Other

STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS:






























NET REVENUE

$

162,070

$

108,419

$

24,500

$

7,821

$

25,166

$

(3,836)


OPERATING EXPENSES:














Programming and technical


49,549


26,105


10,609


4,683


11,773


(3,621)


Selling, general and administrative


59,925


41,775


8,301


5,156


5,813


(1,120)


Corporate selling, general and administrative


14,772


-


3,347


-


(84)


11,509


Stock-based compensation


2,136


318


-


58


-


1,760


Depreciation and amortization


14,321


3,433


1,974


2,037


6,429


448


Total operating expenses


140,703


71,631


24,231


11,934


23,931


8,976


          Operating income (loss)


21,367


36,788


269


(4,113)


1,235


(12,812)


INTEREST INCOME


17


-


9


-


5


3


INTEREST EXPENSE


42,249


-


29


-


3,148


39,072


GAIN ON INVESTMENT IN AFFILIATED COMPANY


146,879


-


-


-


-


146,879


LOSS ON RETIREMENT OF DEBT


7,743


-


-


-


-


7,743


EQUITY IN INCOME OF AFFILIATED COMPANY


3,287


-


-


-


-


3,287


OTHER EXPENSE (INCOME), net


22


31


-


-




(9)


Income (loss) before provision for income taxes, noncontrolling interest in income of subsidiaries and loss from discontinued operations


121,536


36,757


249


(4,113)


(1,908)


90,551


PROVISION FOR INCOME TAXES


84,230


84,152


78


-


-


-


Net income (loss) from continuing operations


37,306


(47,395)


171


(4,113)


(1,908)


90,551


(LOSS) INCOME FROM DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS, net of tax


(81)


(82)


-


1




-


CONSOLIDATED NET INCOME (LOSS)


37,225


(47,477)


171


(4,112)


(1,908)


90,551


NONCONTROLLING INTEREST IN INCOME OF SUBSIDIARIES


2,920


-


-


-


-


2,920


NET INCOME (LOSS) ATTRIBUTABLE TO COMMON STOCKHOLDERS

$

34,305

$

(47,477)

$

171

$

(4,112)

$

(1,908)

$

87,631









Six Months Ended June 30, 2010







(in thousands, unaudited, as adjusted (2)






















Consolidated


Radio One


Reach
Media


Internet


Corporate/
Eliminations/
Other


STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS:




























NET REVENUE

$

134,126

$

111,523

$

18,432

$

7,948

$

(3,777)



OPERATING EXPENSES:













Programming and technical


37,829


26,080


10,030


4,786


(3,067)



Selling, general and administrative


50,047


41,148


3,249


7,240


(1,590)



Corporate selling, general and administrative


15,049


-


3,514


-


11,535



Stock-based compensation


3,969


570


-


112


3,287



Depreciation and amortization


9,545


4,263


2,071


2,631


580



Total operating expenses


116,439


72,061


18,864


14,769


10,745



          Operating income (loss)


17,687


39,462


(432)


(6,821)


(14,522)



INTEREST INCOME


67


-


35


-


32



INTEREST EXPENSE


18,938


-


37


-


18,901



EQUITY IN INCOME OF AFFILIATED COMPANY


2,048


-


-


-


2,048



OTHER EXPENSE (INCOME), net


2,883


(231)


-


112


3,002



(Loss) income before (benefit from) provision for income taxes, noncontrolling interest in income of subsidiaries and (loss) income from discontinued operations


(2,019)


39,693


(434)


(6,933)


(34,345)



(BENEFIT FROM) PROVISION FOR INCOME TAXES


(75)


66


(141)


-


-



Net (loss) income from continuing operations


(1,944)


39,627


(293)


(6,933)


(34,345)



(LOSS) INCOME FROM DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS, net of tax


(159)


(400)


-


241


-



CONSOLIDATED NET (LOSS) INCOME


(2,103)


39,227


(293)


(6,692)


(34,345)



NONCONTROLLING INTEREST IN INCOME OF SUBSIDIARIES


417


-


-


-


417



NET (LOSS) INCOME ATTRIBUTABLE TO COMMON STOCKHOLDERS

$

(2,520)

$

39,227

$

(293)

$

(6,692)

$

(34,762)



Radio One, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROIAK; ROIA) will be holding a conference call for investors, analysts and other interested parties to discuss its results for second fiscal quarter of 2011. The conference call is scheduled for Thursday, August 4, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. EDT. To participate on this call, U.S. callers may dial toll-free 1-866-269-9613; international callers may dial direct (+1) 612-332-0335.

A replay of the conference call will be available from 12:30 p.m. EDT August 4, 2011 until 11:59 p.m. August 5, 2011. Callers may access the replay by calling 1-800-475-6701; international callers may dial direct (+1) 320-365-3844. The replay Access Code is 210252. Access to live audio and a replay of the conference call will also be available on Radio One's corporate website at http://www.radio-one.com/. The replay will be made available on the website for seven days after the call.

Radio One, Inc. (www.radio-one.com) is a diversified media company that primarily targets African-American and urban consumers. The Company is one of the nation's largest radio broadcasting companies, currently owning 53 broadcast stations located in 16 urban markets in the United States. As a part of its core broadcasting business, Radio One operates syndicated programming including the Russ Parr Morning Show, the Yolanda Adams Morning Show, the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, CoCo Brother Live, CoCo Brother's "Spirit" program, Bishop T.D. Jakes' "Empowering Moments", the Reverend Al Sharpton Show, and the Warren Ballentine Show. The Company also owns a controlling interest in Reach Media, Inc. (www.blackamericaweb.com), owner of the Tom Joyner Morning Show and other businesses associated with Tom Joyner. Beyond its core radio broadcasting business, Radio One owns Interactive One (www.interactiveone.com), an online platform serving the African-American community through social content, news, information, and entertainment, which operates a number of branded sites, including News One, UrbanDaily, HelloBeautiful, Community Connect Inc. (www.communityconnect.com), an online social networking company, which operates a number of branded websites, including BlackPlanet, MiGente, and Asian Avenue.  In addition, the Company owns a controlling interest in TV One, LLC (www.tvoneonline.com), a cable/satellite network programming primarily to African-Americans.

Notes:

  1. "Station operating income" consists of net loss before depreciation and amortization, corporate expenses, stock-based compensation, equity in income of affiliated company, income taxes, noncontrolling interest in income (loss) of subsidiaries, interest expense, impairment of long-lived assets, other (income) expense, loss (gain) on retirement of debt, (income) loss from discontinued operations, net of tax, interest income and gain on purchase of affiliated company. Station operating income is not a measure of financial performance under generally accepted accounting principles. Nevertheless we believe station operating income is often a useful measure of a broadcasting company's operating performance and is a significant basis used by our management to measure the operating performance of our stations within the various markets because station operating income provides helpful information about our results of operations apart from expenses associated with our fixed assets and long-lived intangible assets, income taxes, investments, debt financings and retirements, overhead, stock-based compensation, impairment charges, and asset sales. Station operating income is frequently used as one of the bases for comparing businesses in our industry, although our measure of station operating income may not be comparable to similarly titled measures of other companies. Station operating income does not purport to represent operating income or cash flow from operating activities, as those terms are defined under generally accepted accounting principles, and should not be considered as an alternative to those measurements as an indicator of our performance. A reconciliation of net loss to station operating income has been provided in this release.
  2. Certain reclassifications associated with accounting for discontinued operations have been made to prior period balances to conform to the current presentation. These reclassifications had no effect on any other previously reported or consolidated net income or loss or any other statement of operations, balance sheet or cash flow amounts. Where applicable, these financial statements have been identified as "as adjusted."  
  3. For the three months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, Radio One had 50,831,560 and 51,054,572 shares of common stock outstanding on a weighted average basis (basic), and 52,905,060 and 54,302,885 shares of common stock outstanding on a weighted average basis (fully diluted) for outstanding stock options, respectively.
  4. For the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, Radio One had 51,474,556 and 50,942,693 shares of common stock outstanding on a weighted average basis basic, and 53,646,473 and 50,942,693 shares of common stock outstanding on a weighted average basis (fully diluted) for outstanding stock options, respectively.
  5. "Adjusted EBITDA" consists of net loss plus (1) depreciation, amortization, income taxes, interest expense, noncontrolling interest in income of subsidiaries, impairment of long-lived assets, stock-based compensation, loss on retirement of debt, loss from discontinued operations, net of tax, less (2) equity in income of affiliated company, other income, interest income and gain on purchase of affiliated company. Net income before interest income, interest expense, income taxes, depreciation and amortization is commonly referred to in our business as "EBITDA." Adjusted EBITDA and EBITDA are not measures of financial performance under generally accepted accounting principles. We believe Adjusted EBITDA is often a useful measure of a company's operating performance and is a significant basis used by our management to measure the operating performance of our business because Adjusted EBITDA excludes charges for depreciation, amortization and interest expense that have resulted from our acquisitions and debt financing, our taxes, impairment charges, as well as our equity in (income) loss of our affiliated company, gain on retirements of debt, and any discontinued operations. Accordingly, we believe that Adjusted EBITDA provides useful information about the operating performance of our business, apart from the expenses associated with our fixed assets and long-lived intangible assets, capital structure or the results of our affiliated company. Adjusted EBITDA is frequently used as one of the bases for comparing businesses in our industry, although our measure of Adjusted EBITDA may not be comparable to similarly titled measures of other companies. Adjusted EBITDA and EBITDA do not purport to represent operating income or cash flow from operating activities, as those terms are defined under generally accepted accounting principles, and should not be considered as alternatives to those measurements as an indicator of our performance. A reconciliation of net loss to EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA has been provided in this release.

SOURCE Radio One, Inc.



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