It’s not just Hubbard Broadcasting any more: Clear Channel Communications, the parent corporation of KFAN, K102, KDWB and conservative talker KTLK has donated a couple of billboards to MnForward, the business group trying to elect Republican Tom Emmer governor.
Technically, the money comes from Clear Channel Outdoor, the billboard division (which coincidentally just named ex-WCCO-TV general manager Susan Adams Loyd to head its local operations). The ad space has an estimated worth of $9,100. That’s a lot less than the six figures Hubbard has ponied up so far.
Clear Channel is based in San Antonio, Texas and operates 800 radio stations and 200,000 “advertising displays” nationwide.
[Hat tip: Blois Olson.]