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Looking for reliable broadcast media and publishing company information?

MEDIA Access Pro™ offers a suite of tools to access BIA’s proprietary industry and forecast data, along with comprehensive broadcasting and publisher data. It delivers more than 2,300 data on 25,000-plus organizations in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.


Comprehensive Data on TV, Radio and Newspaper

Media Access Pro (MAPro) is the go-to resource for up-to-the-minute broadcast station details, ownership information, contact information and much more. Information is updated daily by a dedicated call center.

Highlights of data in MAPro:
  • BIA’s proprietary over-the-air (OTA) and digital advertising revenue forecasts (updated quarterly)
  • Estimated revenues for properties, owners, and markets
  • Retransmission consent estimates on local television
  • Ratings, Circulation, Demographics
  • Ownership details
  • Transactions
  • Digital information
  • Technical stats
  • Multi-level contact information
  • Custom mapping program
  • FCC activities such as transactions’ proposed date, FCC grant date and consummation date
Top Reasons Clients Use MAPro Daily
  • Track ownership and ratings
  • Track on-air and digital revenue
  • Monitor transactions
  • Build coverage maps
  • Locate sales and marketing leads
MAPro Suite

Full access to all custom searching and mapping. Offered as standalone or companion service to MAPro Breeze. See details on this webpage.

Streamlined service for searching MAPro data. More info here.

Investing In Publications

Quarterly publications for Radio, TV and Newspaper. Data from MAPro. More info here.


Yearly subscriptions are available for both MEDIA Access Pro Desktop and MAPro Breeze. Subscriptions are also available through BIA ADVantage.

Contact us for details & a demo:
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MAPro Desktop Data Updates
MAPro Online

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“MEDIA Access Pro data is extremely reliable and one of our main sources for verifying personnel changes in the industry. It’s also an easy system to use and update.”

George Barber, VP of Membership Services

“The data integrity of MEDIA Access Pro is top-notch and the customer service is beyond compare.”

Jackie Drebes, Supervisor, Credit Dept.

“We are a long time user of Media Access Pro. It’s a great tool that provides us the ability to spend our time analyzing data, not compiling it from a variety of sources. The flexibility in query options, the multimedia aspects and the mapping programs combine for a superior product from one source. The product just keeps getting better.”

Christine Borger

Cross-Media View

MAPro is the only business application that provides a fully integrated view of markets, ownership, revenues and coverage for competitive and comparative information and analysis for television, radio and newspaper.

With MAPro, you can compare cross-media data on one screen and plot coverage for multiple industries on the same map.

Comprehensive Data Coverage

For 40 years, BIA has developed a trusted advisor role with broadcast companies. Our unique access to stations, ownership groups and industry resources allows us to forecast accurate industry and station numbers. This information is available MAPro.

Covering both rated and non-rated markets, MAPro delivers information on:

  • 25,000 commercial and non-commercial radio stations,
  • 13,000 full- and low-power TV stations
  • 6000 daily and weekly newspapers in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Digital Information

MAPro updates key digital information daily for television and radio:

  • Digital station information (historical analog information)
  • Analog coverage area with population estimates
  • Digital contour coverage area with population estimates
  • Affiliation and DTV channel TV
  • DTV on-air date
  • Detailed view of digital radio information
  • Arbitron's Portable People Meter™ (PPM)
  • Digital contour coverage area with population estimates
  • Multicast programming detail
  • Total number of digital stations on air (iBiquity data)
  • Stations licensed or to be licensed to air HD Radio programming

Built-In Custom Reports & Saved Searches

MAPro is maintained with attentiveness to customer requirements. To make data extraction easy, you can choose from a number of custom and saved searches.

Quickly generate reports about digital stations, total stations in a market, CP detailed reporting, move-in reports and much more. The saved searches make doing market analysis and exporting mailing labels extremely simple.

MAPro for Television, Radio and Newspaper

Whether you need financial or market information for television, radio or newspapers or you are looking for contact names at every level of the industry, MAPro will fit your needs. There is no other source with information as comprehensive and up to date as MAPro, and no other database product that offers such state-of-the-art functionality and customization ability.

Media Access Pro

The Industry’s Most Up-To-Date Broadcast Database

Updated records in the past 30 days (Note: only records updated since 3/1/2024 have been included in the count.)

Number of facilities with changes

(Technical updates, call sign changes, ownership changes, format changes.)

Radio 831
TV 313

Number of records called since February 29, 2024

(Successful calls.)

Radio 1,933
TV 2,327

Number of total records updated after February 29, 2024

(Total of above plus other changes (i.e., staff changes learned from PR/trades.)

Radio 2,774
TV 2,976

Number of facilities with sale closings

(Acquired date is either March and April 2024 and deal is no longer pending.)

Radio 34
TV 8

Number of facilities with sale announcements

(Acquired date is either March and April 2024 and deal is pending.)

Radio 0
TV 0

Number of facilities added

Radio 324
TV 115
MAPro contains market-level online advertising revenues for broadcast media and newspapers
Maximize your search results by turning on all sub categories before you execute your search. You can also minimize your results by selecting only the categories you are most interested in.
Radio and Television will show you which stations are rebroadcasting/multicasting from their main station
Quickly view if any main station has any translator stations and the location of those stations
View Diary Data as well as the monthly ratings (for Analyzer only)
MAPro offers unique view of multi-media in a single market or for an owner
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