Clear Channel Caving on Ad Rates

Corporate is saying hold the line on rates.

But what is really going on – often under the radar – is the exact opposite.

Here is evidence that agencies are running roughshod over Clear Channel sellers caught in the middle.

And their commission checks are starting to feel it.

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  1. The Regional Senior VP of Operations who is taking low ball rates in apparent violation of official company policies.
  2. The mega ad agency that is having its way with Clear Channel.
  3. How they negotiate rates so low they aren’t worth taking the business.
  4. How sellers are getting screwed in their paychecks when forced to take the lowball business.
  5. And how they are being punished for taking it!
  6. What competing stations are being forced to do to combat this revenue giveaway.

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