San Antonio, Texas - November 8, 2017 - iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK: IHRT) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017.
“As a true multi-platform, 21st-century media company, we continue to expand the innovative ways for us to engage consumers and to reinvent how we do business with our advertising and marketing partners,” said Bob Pittman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of iHeartMedia, Inc. “At our iHeartMedia business, in addition to building out a data-first programmatic advertising platform, we are continually growing our content offerings, including iHeartRadio's podcast platform, with virtually all of the top 200 U.S. podcasts. At Americas outdoor and International outdoor, we are both expanding our digital footprint and enhancing our automated ad-buying and data analytics and attribution capabilities to generate better results for our partners.”
Rich Bressler, President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer said: “Our consolidated revenues and operating income declined in the third quarter. However, the iHeartMedia segment extended its year-over-year revenue growth to eighteen consecutive quarters. We continue to be committed to balancing financial discipline with investments in data, programmatic and attribution to grow our businesses while staying focused on improving our capital structure.”