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Miller Kaplan expands media practice

Miller Kaplan Arase Concludes Agreement with Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors to Assume Its Broadcast Client Relationships

North Hollywood, CA, September 24th, 2015  – Miller Kaplan Arase, one of the top 100 accounting firms in the U.S., announced today that it has concluded an agreement to assume the Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors  broadcast client relationships, effective immediately.  Miller Kaplan currently prepares market revenue share and other reporting for a majority of the U.S. television markets and will now take on the added reporting responsibility in approximately 40 television broadcast markets, including: Chicago, Philadelphia and Dallas which were previously served by Hungerford Nichols.

“We are very excited to be able to introduce the capabilities of our online reporting platform and team of media specialists to the management and sales executives of the television stations in these markets,” commented Miller Kaplan partner,  Andrew Rosen. “We are also very pleased that we will now be able to provide more comprehensive reporting to the ownership groups that oversee the stations in the more than 120 TV markets we now serve. Both CPA firms wanted to make sure that the transition from Hungerford to Miller Kaplan would be seamless for the clients.  We are in the process of importing data directly from Hungerford Nichols’ databases and will prepare the upcoming Third Quarter 2015 reports for all markets without interruption.”

Hungerford Nichols’ Managing Shareholder, Rick Chrisman added, “It has been our privilege to serve the broadcast industry for over 40 years.  We are confident that Miller Kaplan’s capabilities and organization will best serve the interests of our broadcast clients going forward.”

About Miller Kaplan Arase:

Miller Kaplan Arase LLP is a full-service accounting firm, offering audit, tax, licensing and royalties, business management and advisory services. The firm’s diverse client base consists of businesses, high net-worth individuals and tax-exempt organizations, and ranges from startups and mid-market enterprises to closely held businesses and Fortune 500 companies.  Miller Kaplan is among the top 100 accounting firms in the United States as listed by Accounting Today, and is one of the 10 largest Los Angeles-headquartered accounting firms, with additional offices in San Francisco, Seattle, Portland and Las Vegas.  Miller Kaplan currently works with more than 2,500 media properties within TV, Radio, Outdoor and other mediums, and counts virtually every Radio and Television broadcasting company in the country as a client.