Bill Whitley has been in the broadcast brokerage field for over thirty years. Headquartered in Dallas, Whitley has been active on a nationwide basis with an emphasis on media properties in the southwest. Whitley joined Chapman Associates, a nationally recognized media brokerage firm, in 1978. Whitley formed his own firm, Whitley Media, in 1990. In 1998, Whitley Media merged with Media Services Group.
During his career Whitley has completed over $300,000,000 in broadcasting transactions and personally handled an estimated three hundred and fifty appraisal assignments.
Prior to his brokerage career, Whitley had extensive experience in the broadcasting industry in television production in Dallas-Fort Worth. In radio Whitley held sales and management positions in Temple, Dallas, and Little Rock.
Whitley holds his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Radio-Television from Texas Christian University. He served for several years as an adjunct faculty member of the broadcasting department of Southern Methodist University.
Whitley has completed appraisal assignments for numerous financial institutions and broadcasters. He has appraised TV properties in markets including Laredo, TX; Montgomery, AL; Roanoke, VA; and Rockford, IL. Radio station markets appraised by Whitley include: Dallas, Houston, Sherman, TX; Albuquerque, NM; Little Rock, AR; and Shreveport, LA.
Whitley has handled transactions nationally, including station sales in Hawaii, California, Arizona, Mississippi, and Missouri, as well as Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arkansas.
Whitley has also served as a receiver for broadcast properties in Texas and Louisiana. He has worked with trustees, debtors, creditors and the courts in Chapter 11, Chapter 7, receiverships, and foreclosure proceedings in both a consultant and broker role.
Whitley has served as an expert witness in court proceedings relative to broadcast station values in Texas, New Mexico and Arkansas. He has served as a guest lecturer at several universities and has been a panelist on valuation seminars for state broadcast associations.