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2013-10-09 12:22:49

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A Special Meeting of the Stockholders of Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) will be held on November 7, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. ET, at 111 North 4th Street, Richmond, Virginia, to approve the company's merger with New Young Broadcasting Holding Co, Inc. A proxy statement/prospectus was mailed to shareholders on October 8, 2013, and it provides detailed information about the meeting. The Media General Board of Directors has established September...

2013-10-04 16:21:35

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General today announced that in order to provide the company's local television station viewers with important information about Tropical Storm Karen it has asked DISH Network to restore a number of its stations to the satellite service. "Providing our viewers with important weather and safety information during storms is an integral part of our responsibility to our local communities," said George L. Mahoney, president and chief...

2013-08-05 08:25:26

-- New credit facilities to refinance the combined debt of Media General and Young Broadcasting, at a substantially lower cost of capital, following completion of the pending merger RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General (NYSE: MEG) today announced that it has entered into a new credit agreement with a syndicate of lenders in connection with its pending merger with Young Broadcasting. The new credit facilities, which are contingent upon the closing, consist...

2013-07-22 12:24:03

RICHMOND, Va., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG), a local broadcast television and digital media company, said today that it will report its second-quarter 2013 results on Thursday, August 8, 2013, before the market opens. The company will host a conference call for investors to discuss the results at 11:00 a.m. EDT that morning. The conference call will be simultaneously webcast on the company's website. Investors may access the conference call by...

2013-06-28 16:21:31

RICHMOND, Va., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG), a local broadcast television and digital media company, announced today that it has provided DISH with a 90-day extension for its current retransmission agreement that was set to expire June 30. "As we continue to work toward an equitable agreement with DISH, we have chosen to protect our viewers from a loss of signal by extending our current contract," said Jim Conschafter, vice president, broadcast...

2013-06-06 08:24:58

-- The combined company will own or operate 30 network-affiliated TV stations across 27 markets reaching 14% of U.S. TV households RICHMOND, Va., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) and privately held New Young Broadcasting Holding Co., Inc., both local broadcast television and digital media companies, today announced a definitive agreement to combine the two companies in an all-stock merger transaction. The new company will retain the Media General...

2013-04-25 16:26:01

RICHMOND, Va., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG), a local broadcast television and digital media company, said today that shareholders at the company's 2013 Annual Meeting re-elected eight directors to one-year terms: J. Stewart Bryan III, chairman; Marshall N. Morton, vice chairman; Diana F. Cantor, Dennis J. FitzSimons, Wyndham Robertson, Rodney A. Smolla, Carl S. Thigpen and Coleman Wortham III. Additionally, George L. Mahoney, Media General's president and...

2013-04-22 12:27:11

RICHMOND, Va., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG), a local broadcast television and digital media company, announced today that six of its television stations have won 15 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. In three of the five multi-state regions in which Media General stations compete, three won the prestigious Overall Excellence award: WVTM in Birmingham, Ala., WJAR in Providence, R.I., and WSAV in Savannah,...

2013-04-09 12:24:26

RICHMOND, Va., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG), a local broadcast television and digital media company, said today that it will report its first-quarter 2013 results on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, before the market opens. The company will host a conference call for investors to discuss the results at 11:00 a.m. EDT that morning. The conference call will be simultaneously webcast on the company's website. Investors may access the conference call by dialing...

2013-03-27 12:26:11

NEW YORK, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldnow, the leading online technology, content and revenue-solutions company for local media, announced today that it has signed on an additional 12 new stations to its already impressive roster. In the last 3+ years, 12 of 12 RFP's for platform services sought by broadcasters have been awarded to Worldnow giving them the #1 market share serving over 450+ local broadcasters around the country. "This is an amazing start to the year on top of a banner...