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BIA Decreases 2022 Estimates for U.S. Local Advertising Revenue to $167.4B Indicating Headwinds for the Overall Local Advertising Marketplace

BIA Advisory Services has decreased its 2022 U.S. Local Advertising Forecast estimate to $167.4 billion, from its original estimate of $173.3 billion issued in December 2021. Headwinds from overseas conflicts, continuing supply chain issues and deep cuts in ad spending from large verticals like automotive precipitated the reduction. Positives for the ad market still include an anticipated strong political ad year, the expansion of online gambling local advertising and consumer spending on leisure and recreational activities. The updated local advertising forecast for 16 media and 96 sub-verticals is now available in the BIA ADVantage™ platform and local radio and television revenue has been updated in the MEDIA Access Pro™ database.

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NAB Leadership Foundation – Creating the Next Generation of Broadcast Leaders

In this podcast, BIA’s Nicole Ovadia speaks with Michelle Duke, President of the NAB’s Leadership Foundation and the NAB’s Chief Diversity Officer. They discuss the programs offered by the NAB such as the Technology Apprenticeship Program, Broadcast Leadership Training Program, and the Media Sales Academy, which focuses on college Junior and Seniors.

Listen now to hear about new offerings from the leadership foundation and how they are working to develop new important solutions for the broadcast industry. You will also hear Michelle speak about how the NAB’s Diversity Program is working to increase diversity in media. Listen now.

Recent Webinar

2022 Winning Local Media Sales: OTT

BIA and SalesFuel continue the Winning Local Media Sales Webinar series  by analyzing the growth and opportunity in Over-the-Top (OTT). OTT continues to be the top growing media channel. This year, BIA estimates the advertising expenditures in OTT will reach just over $2 billion, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33.0%, from pre-pandemic levels in 2019.

View this webinar to get analysis on key opportunities and strategies for winning OTT revenue in local markets.

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Local Media Watch Blog

Transaction Activity (as of April 31, 2022)

Transaction Update for Television and Radio (Year-to-Date): 

$ 6 B
TV Transaction Value
$ 75 M
Radio Transaction Value
# TV Stations Sold
# Radio Stations Sold
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