SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 11, 2006
CITADEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other
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City Center West, Suite 400
7201 West Lake Mead Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89128
(Address of Principal executive offices, including Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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Item 5.02(e). Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 11, 2006, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Citadel Broadcasting Corporation (Citadel) approved the payment to Farid Suleman, Citadels chief executive officer, of a gross-up for the tax differential between ordinary income and dividend income rates (Additional Tax) during the years ended December 31, 2006, 2007 and 2008, in respect of dividends, if any, Mr. Suleman receives in respect of any unvested portion of the 1,131,994 performance-vesting shares of restricted stock granted to Mr. Suleman as of March 16, 2006, which vest annually in two equal installments beginning on March 16, 2007, and the shares of Citadel common stock underlying his undistributed restricted stock units (collectively, Undelivered Shares). The amount of such payment for 2006 was set at $807,317, and for 2007 and 2008 will be calculated as the product of 0.3738 and the aggregate amount of any such dividends received in respect of the Undelivered Shares.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CITADEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION|
|Date: December 15, 2006||By:||/s/ Jacquelyn J. Orr|
|Name:||Jacquelyn J. Orr|
|Title:||Vice President and General Counsel|