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2010-04-08 13:11:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) announced today that three of its television stations have won four regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. Two television stations, WSLS-TV in Roanoke, Va., and WSAV-TV in Savannah, Ga., won for Overall Excellence, the most prestigious category. WSAV-TV also won in the Best Web site category, along with WJAR-TV in Providence, R.I. This is the third...

2010-04-07 14:43:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) said today it will consolidate copy editing and page design for its three metro newspapers, The Tampa Tribune, Richmond Times-Dispatch and Winston-Salem Journal. The consolidated metro editing and design operation will have two groups, one in Tampa, Fla., and one in Richmond, Va. The operation will be led by a single managing editor located at the Richmond facility. Each of the two groups will have primary...

2010-04-05 12:49:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) will announce its first-quarter 2010 results on Wednesday, April 21, before the market opens. The full text of the release and financials will be available on the company's Web site, www.mediageneral.com. The company will hold a conference call with financial analysts that day at 11 a.m. ET. The conference call will be available to the media and general public through a limited number of listen-only dial-in...

2010-03-31 14:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General (NYSE: MEG) announced today that the Audit Committee of its Board of Directors has engaged Deloitte & Touche LLP to serve as the company's new independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 26, 2010. The Audit Committee previously considered the qualifications of a number of auditing firms, including its then current firm Ernst & Young LLP, in the event the Committee determined...

2010-03-12 07:58:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General (NYSE: MEG) today filed its Notice of 2010 Annual Meeting and Proxy Statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on April 22, 2010. Carl S. Thigpen, executive vice president and chief investment officer of Protective Life Corporation in Birmingham, Ala., has been nominated to stand for election to the Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting. Mr. Thigpen, 53, is...

2010-03-08 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General (NYSE: MEG) today said its eight NBC-affiliated broadcast television stations generated $7.6 million in advertising revenues from the 2010 Winter Olympics, compared with its previously announced expectation of $7 million. On the audience side, the outstanding performance by Team USA in the 2010 Games, combined with the strength of Media General's local brands and their aggressive marketing commitments, drove very strong...

2010-02-10 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising and entertainment industries, today announced an agreement with WCMH, a Media General NBC affiliate, to utilize Rentrak's StationView Essentials system for the station in Columbus, Ohio. Continuing the momentum Rentrak has established with local stations for its Station View Essentials service, WCMH joins Lin TV and Sinclair Broadcast...

2010-01-15 08:43:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) will announce its fourth-quarter 2009 results on Thursday, January 28, before the market opens. The full text of the release and financials will be available on the company's Web site, www.mediageneral.com. The company will hold a conference call with financial analysts that day at 2 p.m. ET. The conference call will be available to the media and general public through a limited number of listen-only dial-in...

2009-12-07 16:03:00

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Janet Coats, vice president for news for the Florida Communications Group and executive editor of The Tampa Tribune, is leaving the company, effective December 18th. Coats said the decision is motivated by her desire to spend more time with her husband, Rusty Coats, who has been based in Knoxville since he accepted a job with the E.W. Scripps Co. "We've been commuting between Tampa and Knoxville for the last 20 months and we'd like the...

2009-09-23 14:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) will announce its third-quarter 2009 results on Wednesday, October 21, before the market opens. The full text of the release and financials will be available on the company's Web site, www.mediageneral.com. The company will hold a conference call with financial analysts that day at 11 a.m. ET. The conference call will be available to the media and general public through a limited number of listen-only...


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