TOP 100 MEDIA MARKETS

TOP 100 MEDIA MARKETS

Each week, 93% of adults in America listen to the radio. We are here to help those people hear your news. We are an issue-driven media relations company specializing in using broadcast media techniques — from radio media tours and satellite media tours to audio news releases and public service announcements — to earn media placements for associations, non-profits, government agencies, and clients of public relations firms. Our content website, Broadcast News Resource, provides daily content to journalists across the country. Below you will find the top 100 DMAs, according to Nielsen.

 

RankDMA Name
1New York, NY
2Los Angeles, CA
3Chicago, IL
4Philadelphia, PA
5Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX
6San Francisco-Oak-San Jose
7Washington (Hagerstown), DC-MD
8Houston, TX
9Boston (Manchester)
10Atlanta
11Phoenix (Prescott)
12Tampa-St. Pete (Sarasota)
13Seattle-Tacoma
14Detroit, MI
15Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
16Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, FL
17Denver, CO
18Orlando-Daytona Beach-Melbourne, FL
19Cleveland-Akron (Canton), OH
20Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, CA
21Charlotte, NC
22Portland, OR
23St. Louis, MO
24Pittsburgh, PA
25Indianapolis, IN
26Baltimore, MD
27Raleigh-Durham (Fayetteville), NC
28Nashville, TN
29San Diego, CA
30Salt Lake City, UT
31San Antonio, TX
32Kansas City
33Hartford & New Haven
34Columbus, OH
35Milwaukee, WI
36West Palm Beach-Fort Pierce, FL
37Cincinnati, OH
38Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville-Anderson, NC
39Las Vegas
40Austin
41Jacksonville, FL
42Norfolk-Portsmth-Newpt Nws
43Oklahoma City
44Birmingham (Ann and Tusc)
45Grand Rapids-Kalmzoo-B.Crk
46Albuquerque-Santa Fe
47Harrisburg-Lncstr-Leb-York
48Louisville
49Greensboro-H.Point-W.Salem
50New Orleans
51Memphis
52Buffalo
53Ft. Myers-Naples
54Richmond-Petersburg
55Fresno-Visalia, CA
56Providence-New Bedford
57Mobile-Pensacola (Ft Walt)
58Tulsa
59Albany-Schenectady-Troy
60Wilkes Barre-Scranton-Hztn
61Knoxville
62Little Rock-Pine Bluff
63Dayton, OH
64Lexington, KY
65Tucson (Sierra Vista)
66Honolulu, HI
67Green Bay-Appleton
68Des Moines-Ames
69Roanoke-Lynchburg
70Spokane
71Omaha
72Wichita-Hutchinson Plus
73Springfield, MO
74Charleston-Huntington
75Columbia, SC
76Rochester, NY
77Flint-Saginaw-Bay City
78Huntsville-Decatur (Flor)
79Portland-Auburn
80Toledo
81Madison
82Waco-Temple-Bryan
83Harlingen-Wslco-Brnsvl-McA
84Paducah-Cape Girard-Harsbg
85Colorado Springs-Pueblo
86Shreveport
87Syracuse
88Champaign&Sprngfld-Decatur
89Savannah
90Cedar Rapids-Wtrlo-IWC&Dub
91Charleston, SC
92Chattanooga
93El Paso (Las Cruces)
94Baton Rouge
95Jackson, MS
96Burlington-Plattsburgh
97Myrtle Beach-Florence
98South Bend-Elkhart
99Tri-Cities, TN-VA
100Greenville-N. Bern Washngtn
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

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MATT COOK, NEWS DIRECTOR, GEORGIA NEWS NETWORK

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STEVE MAJORS, COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS

“I’ve been working with Jeff and Susan for about a year now and they are always quick to respond and available for any clarifying questions I need…Overall, great company and people to work with.”

CARMEN VASILATOS, WE COMMUNICATIONS

“The News Generation team has been an excellent partner in coordinating and managing our radio media tour. They have been instrumental in prepping our speakers as wells as providing interview opportunities that amplify our messaging.”

NORIDA TORRIENTE, CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION

“Your staff is always top notch and great about following up. They are cordial and professional and listen to our needs, which is appreciated.”

BRANDON DICKSON, NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK

“I love the story angles you provide…you guys are always very current and set interviews up very quickly!”

MEGAN BISHOP, WOAI, San Antonio

“Working with News Generation is always easy. They are prompt to respond and are willing to set up a phone call or in-person meeting to discuss past or future projects. I would definitely recommend their services.”

KATELYNN WIGGINS, AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

“Really impressive & proven model consistently yielding super solid results. Takes risk out of radio.”

REGINA LEWIS, LLC

“News Generation helps us achieve our campaign goals and objectives with products and services that generate great results. Time and time again, our clients are pleased with the outcomes and the return on investment.”

HEIDI OTWAY, SALTERMITCHELLPR

“News Generation has great connections with radio outlets and their producers, owing to its professionalism and hard work, and that makes our radio news tours very successful.”

AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS

“The Children’s Hospital Association has worked with News Generation for years to book its radio tours. The team’s strength in its contacts at radio stations across the country is a great asset in booking interviews for our spokespeople. They do a great job of preparing our spokespeople on the nuances of all types of broadcast interviews including live and taped. Their journalism background comes through in their translation of our messages. We highly recommend their services.”

NORIDA TORRIENTE, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, PUBLIC RELATIONS, THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION

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