Sample and Hold: Top Radio Billers
According to recent estimates from BIA/Kelsey, WTOP-FM, the all-news station in Washington, was the highest billing station in 2010. BIA/Kelsey estimates that station billed more than $57 million, providing news and information to its local market in a year with significant political and economic news to report. LA CHR station KIIS-FM was second with $54 million. No other station billed more than $50 million in 2010.
|Revenue for Station 2010 (x$1,000)||Calls||Format||Market||Market Rank||Owner|
|54,000||KIIS-FM||CHR||Los Angeles||2||Clear Channel|
|49,000||WCBS-AM||News||New York||1||CBS Radio|
|46,000||KFI-AM||News/Talk||Los Angeles||2||Clear Channel|
|44,300||WLTW-FM||Lite AC||New York||1||Clear Channel|
|43,000||WHTZ-FM||CHR||New York||1||Clear Channel|
|41,000||WINS-AM||News||New York||1||CBE Radio|
|40,500||WFAN-AM||Sports/Talk||New York||1||CBS Radio|
|39,000||KROQ-FM||Alternative||Los Angeles||2||CBS Radio|
|* Bonneville currently plans to sell WTOP to Hubbard Broadcasting.|
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