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Richmond, VA, United States, 2013/12/05 - Media General, Inc. will present at the 41st Annual UBS Global Media and Communications Conference on Wednesday, December 11 at 2:00 pm., in New York, NY - MediaGeneral.com. NYSE: MEG; NASDAQ: NXST
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 conference is being held at the Westin New York at Times Square in New York City. Media General’s presentation will be simultaneously webcast on the company’s website at mediageneral.com. A link to the webcast will be on the homepage. A replay of the webcast will be available on the homepage on December 11. The full text of the presentation and the slides will also be posted to the company’s website on December 11.
About Media General
Media General, Inc. (mediageneral.com) is a leading local television broadcasting and digital media company, providing top-rated news, information and entertainment in strong markets across the U.S. The company owns or operates 31 network-affiliated broadcast television stations and their associated digital media and mobile platforms, in 28 markets. These stations reach 16.5 million, or 14%, of U.S. TV households. Their network affiliations include CBS (12), NBC (9), ABC (7), Fox (1), MyNetwork TV (1) and CW (1). Sixteen of the 31 stations are located in the top 75 designated market areas. Media General first entered the local television business in 1955 when it launched WFLA in Tampa, Florida as an NBC affiliate. The company subsequently expanded its station portfolio through acquisition. In November of 2013, Media General and Young Broadcasting merged, combining Media General’s 18 stations and Young’s 13 stations into the 31-member group that exists today. Five of the stations have been on the air since 1949: WCMH in Columbus, Ohio; WVTM in Birmingham, Alabama; WJAR in Providence, Rhode, Island; KWQC in Davenport, Iowa; and KRON in San Francisco.
Contact Media General
Media General maintains extensive company information on its website. The company’s media and investor contact is Lou Anne J. Nabhan, Vice President-Corporate Communications.