+612 9045 4394
Understanding Broadcast and Cable Finance : A Primer for Nonfinancial Managers - Broadcast Cable Financial Management Association

Understanding Broadcast and Cable Finance

A Primer for Nonfinancial Managers

Paperback Published: 1st February 2008
ISBN: 9780240809588
Number Of Pages: 218

Share This Book:


RRP $84.00
Ships in 7 to 10 business days

From on-air talent contracts and FCC regulations to syndicated program amortization to music licensing fees, electronic media deal with financial principles and jargon that are unique to American business. Understanding Broadcast and Cable Finance helps explain all the financial complexities of a modern electronic media enterprise. Whether you are a news director, sales manager, engineer or any other non-accounting professional that has a stake in the success of your company, this book will bring you up-to-speed on the essentials of financial management for broadcasting and cable.

*Covers financial statements, systems, planning and budgeting, and much more
*Written by experts from the Broadcast Cable Financial Management Association
*Up-to-date with information about new revenue streams from Internet, digital, on-demand and mobile content

Forewordp. vii
Introduction to the Second Editionp. xi
Introduction to Broadcasting and Cablep. 3
The Role of the Financial Manager and Other Personnelp. 15
Understanding Financial Statementsp. 23
Revenuep. 39
Expensesp. 49
Financial Systems for Broadcasting and Cablep. 61
Capital Assetsp. 77
Key Performance Metricsp. 89
Cash Flow Measures and Reportsp. 99
Sarbanes-Oxley and Internal Controlsp. 107
Strategic Planning and Budgetingp. 115
Credit and Collection Administrationp. 123
Trade and Barter Transactions and Related Accountingp. 135
Music Licensing and Syndication Feesp. 149
Taxation in Briefp. 163
Financial and Accounting Considerations for Broadcast and Cable Acquisitionsp. 173
The Authorsp. 191
Glossaryp. 199
Indexp. 211
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780240809588
ISBN-10: 0240809580
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 218
Published: 1st February 2008
Publisher: FOCAL PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.4  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition