BULL RUN MAKES INVESTMENT IN HOST COMMUNICATIONS
Published March 29, 1995
Atlanta-based Bull Run Corp. announced that it has made an investment in Host Communications, one of the nation's largest collegiate sports marketing companies. W. James Host, Chair and CEO of Host Communications, confirmed that after the purchase, Bull Run will own slightly more than 27% of Host's diluted common stock. Bull Run, headed by President/CEO Robert Prather, is the largest shareholder of Gray Communications. Gray Communications, which recently purchased KY-based TV stations WKYT and WYMT, owns three additional stations as well as three newspapers in the southeastern U.S. WKYT-TV is the flagship TV station for the Univ. of Kentucky Sports TV Network. Host has an official marketing relationship with the Univ. of Kentucky as well (Host/Bull Run).