NEW YORK; September 22, 2008 – Advisory Council (ARAC) eligibility certification forms to its
clients. This is the first step in the election process for three
format/market size representatives whose three-year terms begin January
1, 2009. The seats up for election are:
“¢ Markets 1-50
“¢ Condensed Markets
“¢ Black/Urban Format
Arbitron subscribers who hold the title of general manager or
higher, and are involved in the daily operation of a station or group
which meet the criteria in terms of format and /or market size, are
eligible to run. Radio executives who qualify and are interested in
stand ing for election should return the completed Certification Form to
Ernst & Young LLP by September 30, 2008. All qualifying names will be placed on the election ballot, which will be sent to client radio stations in the three categories in early October.
Radio station executives who work for iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel), CBS, Cox,
and Citadel are not eligible to run for elected ARAC seats, as these
groups each have an appointed representative on the Council.