The company’s five full-power and four low-power stations account for $4.9 million, up from $4.1 a year ago.
Saga Communications Inc. today reported results for the quarter ended Sept. 30 that included an 18.5% increase in television net operating revenue to $4,911,000 from $4,142,000 in the same quarter a year earlier.
Operating income from continuing operations for the TV stations was $1.9 million, a 53.9% increase from $1.2 million in 2Q 2011.
Saga owns or operates broadcast properties in 26 markets, including five full-power television stations and four low-power TV stations; 61 FM and 30 AM radio stations; three state radio networks; and two farm radio networks.
The company as a whole reported a 17.2% increase in net operating revenue to $4.3 million while station operating expense decreased 2.4% compared to the same period last year to $22.4 million.
Read the company’s report here.