The Week: City News - UTV posts pre-tax profit fall

UTV, the owner of TalkSport, Sport magazine and the ITV Northern Ireland franchise, posted a pre-tax profit of £11 million in the first half of 2009, down from £15.4 million for the same period last year.

The company's TV division saw a 23 per cent decline in revenue, to £14 million, while its radio operations saw revenue fall by £2.1 million to 33.1 million.


Become a member of Campaign from just £46 a quarter

Get the very latest news and insight from Campaign with unrestricted access to ,plus get exclusive discounts to Campaign events

Become a member

Looking for a new job?

Get the latest creative jobs in advertising, media, marketing and digital delivered directly to your inbox each day.

Create an Alert Now

Partner content


1 Stop and stare at what these nine brands did for the eclipse

You don't have to shield your eyes from social media during an eclipse - brands from DoubleTree by Hilton to Pizza Hut have found creative ways to capitalise on the total solar eclipse.


1 Job description: Digital marketing executive

Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).