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2013-12-11 16:23:13

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG), a local broadcast television and digital media company, presented today at the 41(st) UBS Global Media & Communications Conference in New York. George L. Mahoney, president and chief executive officer, and James F. Woodward, senior vice president and chief financial officer, discussed the company's merger with Young Broadcasting that was completed on November 12, 2013. Mr. Mahoney said, "Our merger...

2013-12-11 12:23:22

ATLANTA, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Special Olympics Georgia announced today the new documentary film, "The Love of the Games" will air beginning on Saturday, December 14(th ) on a statewide network of Georgia's leading television stations. The 30-minute film offers compelling and inspirational insights to the benefits that Special Olympics Georgia has on athletes, their families, volunteers, and on society. "Special Olympics has been a huge part of our lives and...

2013-12-04 12:24:06

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) will present at the 41st Annual UBS Global Media and Communications Conference on Wednesday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m., in New York, NY. George Mahoney, president and chief executive officer, and Jim Woodward, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will report on the new Media General, following the company's merger with Young Broadcasting, which was completed on November 12, 2013. The...

2013-11-16 16:20:23

RICHMOND, Va. and ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Nov. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) and DISH Network L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) announced today that they have reached an agreement for carriage of Media General's television stations in 17 markets. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Media General stations in the following markets will be available to Dish subscribers effective today: Augusta, Ga.;...

2013-11-12 16:24:09

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) today announced that James F. Woodward has been named a Senior Vice President, effective immediately. Mr. Woodward will continue in his role as chief financial officer, a position he has held since 2011. "Jim's promotion to senior vice president recognizes his outstanding leadership as Media General's top financial executive. Jim has guided the company through its recent merger and financing initiatives,"...

2013-11-12 16:23:22

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) today closed on its business combination with New Young Broadcasting Holding Co., Inc. "All of us at Media General are extremely excited to complete our business combination with Young Broadcasting. We anticipate a quick and smooth integration of two companies with similar cultures and values. We are ready to capitalize immediately on our new, combined strength," said George L. Mahoney, president and...

2013-11-08 16:24:05

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) today received approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its merger with New Young Broadcasting Holding Co, Inc. Media General expects to close on the transaction on Tuesday, November 12, 2013. "We're delighted to have FCC approval for the merger, the last step in the approval process. We are now in a position to close on the transaction and will do that on Tuesday, November 12, 2013,"...

2013-11-07 16:29:25

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholders of Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) today approved the company's merger with New Young Broadcasting Holding Co, Inc., at a special meeting held at the company's offices here. Shareholders voted to reclassify one-for-one each outstanding share of Media General's Class A and Class B Common Stock into a newly created class of Common Stock, thereby eliminating Media General's dual-class stock structure. Shareholders also voted to...

2013-10-23 16:26:53

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG), a local broadcast television and digital media company, said today that it will report its third-quarter 2013 results on Thursday, October 31, 2013, before the market opens. The company will host a conference call for investors to discuss the results at 11:00 a.m. ET that morning. The conference call will be simultaneously webcast on the company's website. Investors may access the conference call by...

2013-10-18 20:21:38

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General issued the following statement regarding the retransmission complaint filed with the FCC today by DISH Network: This is the first time in the history of our company that Media General has failed to reach an agreement with a cable operator or satellite carrier. DISH, in contrast, has been involved in 32 take-down disputes with local broadcasters in the past three years alone, affecting more than 120 local television...