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Dayton Station to Air Local Reality Show About Teens - Posted September 4, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Wolff Named EP of The View | Wright to Exit Turner Broadcasting - Posted August 29, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Wolff Named EP of The View | Wright to Exit Turner Broadcasting - Posted August 29, 2014
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LIN Fills GM Roles in Indianapolis and Savannah - Posted August 25, 2014
LIN Media has named Les Vann president and GM of CBS affiliate WISH and MyTV affiliate WNDY in Indianapolis. The station group als... [TVSpy]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Obama Honors Foley | Afghanistan Expels NYT Reporter - Posted August 21, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Obama Honors Foley | Afghanistan Expels NYT Reporter - Posted August 21, 2014
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It's Trading Day! Five Station Groups Buy and Sell Ten Stations - Posted August 20, 2014
Five station groups have undertaken a station swap similar to what happens at the trading deadline in professional sports. This time, though, the moves affect hundreds of people. Media General and LIN Media, looking to comply with Federal regulations over ownership rules have initiated a TV station swap inv... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Murdoch Withdraws Time Warner Bid | New Leaker Emerges - Posted August 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Murdoch Withdraws Time Warner Bid | New Leaker Emerges - Posted August 6, 2014
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Q2 Earnings: LIN Media Net Revenues Rise 15% - Posted August 5, 2014
LIN Media reported $188.8 million in net revenues during the second quarter of 2014, a 15% increase compared to the year-ago quarter. The company's net broadcast revenues were also up 8% compared to the second quarter of 2013. Operating income was $32.7 million in the second quarter, an increase of 22% year-over-year.... [TVSpy]

Q1 Earnings: LIN Media Net Revenues Up 18% - Posted April 28, 2014
LIN Media reported $166.2 million in net revenues for the first quarter of 2014, an 18% increase compared to the year-ago quarter. Local revenues, which include net local advertising revenues, retransmission consent fee revenues and station website revenues, were up 9% for the quarter. Net national revenues, net political revenu... [TVSpy]

With Merger, Media General May Add Bargaining Power and Shed Jobs - Posted March 24, 2014
When Media General announced its merger with LIN Media to create what it calls the "second largest pure-play broadcast business in the US," the speculation machine started up in an attempt to figure out what the merger meant in the long term. The new Media General will boast 74 network affiliated owned... [TVSpy]

FCC Expected to Vote on Shared Service Agreement Ban - Posted March 6, 2014
Federal Communications Chairman Tom Wheeler is expected to ask the FCC to vote on a ban of some shared-service agreements in the commissions next meeting. The proposal is also expected to ban local stations from teaming up in retransmission negotiations. ... [TVSpy]

Q4 Earnings: LIN Media Net Revenue Down 6% - Posted February 6, 2014
LIN Media reported $183.9 million in net revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013, a 6% drop compared to the fourth quarter of 2012. Net political revenues were down significantly, from $45.5 million in Q4 2012 to $2.9 million in Q4 2013, in the non-election year. Local revenues for the company, which... [TVSpy]

Q3 Earnings: LIN Media Net Revenues Up 23% - Posted November 6, 2013
LIN Media reported $163.1 million in net revenues for the third quarter of 2013, an increase of +23% on the year ago quarter. Local revenues, including net local advertising revenues, retransmission revenues and station website revenues, were up +44% to $105.5 million. Net national revenues increased +26% to $32.8 million. Poli... [TVSpy]

Helen Swenson Named GM of WIAT in Birmingham - Posted October 17, 2013
LIN Media has named Helen Swenson president and general manager of Birmingham, AL, CBS affiliate WIAT. The move had been rumored after former GM ... [TVSpy]

After Losing Belo to Gannett, Sinclair Reportedly Eyeing Gray, LIN and Raycom - Posted October 10, 2013
Bloomberg News reports Sinclair Broadcast Group is weighing more acquisitions after attempting to "steal Belo Corp. from the clutches of Gannett Co." Gray Television, LIN Media and Raycom Media... [TVSpy]

LIN Announces Blumenthal Retiring, Names Howell Successor - Posted September 27, 2013
LIN Media has announced the retirement of Scott Blumenthal, executive vice president television and the appointment of his successor, Jay Howell. Blumentha... [SocialTimes.com]

Q2 Earnings: LIN Media Net Revenue Up 36% - Posted July 30, 2013
LIN Media reported a $164.3 million in net revenues during the second quarter of 2013, a 36% increase on the year-ago quarter. Local revenues, including net local advertising revenues, retransmission consent fee revenues and television station website revenues, rose to $107.1 million, an increase of 44% compared to the ... [TVSpy]

Kathy Mosher-Boule Named Manager of On-Air Image and Design at LIN Media - Posted April 2, 2013
LIN Media has appointed Kathy Mosher-Boule manager of on-air image and design for its 43 stations. Mosher-Boule comes from the FX Design Group, where she has worked for 18 years, most recently as the broadcast division's vice president of bu... [TVSpy]

Kristina Lockwood Named GM at KHON - Posted March 5, 2013
Kristina Lockwood has been named president and general manager of KHON, LIN Media's Fox affiliate in Honolulu. It is a return to KHON for Lockwood, who has previ... [TVSpy]

LIN Media Net Revenue Increases 76% in Q4 - Posted February 28, 2013
LIN Media announced net revenues increased to $196 million in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to $111.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, an increase of 76% on the year-ago quarter. Net political revenues rose to $45.5 million, compared to $23.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2010 and $20... [TVSpy]

General Manager Joe McNamara Out at KHON - Posted February 27, 2013
KHON president and general manager Joe McNamara has parted ways with the Honolulu Fox affiliate, ... [TVSpy]

WDTN Cuts Main Anchor Michelle Kingsfield - Posted July 2, 2012
Dayton NBC-affiliate WDTN has parted ways with Michelle Kingsfield, who anchored the station's 5, 5:30, and 11 p.m. weekday newscasts over the past five years. Kingsfiel... [TVSpy]

WISH Meteorologist Angela Buchman Moving Across the Street to WTHR - Posted June 13, 2012
Popular Indianapolis meteorologist Angela Buchman is leaving WISH to join crosstown rival WTHR. An Indiana native, Buchman has been ... [SocialTimes.com]

WISH Meteorologist Angela Buchman Moving Across the Street to WTHR - Posted June 13, 2012
Popular Indianapolis meteorologist Angela Buchman is leaving WISH to join crosstown rival WTHR. An Indiana native, Buchman has been ... [TVSpy]

LIN Reports 15% Revenue Increase, Stokes Excitement for New Vision Deal - Posted May 9, 2012
LIN Media, which operates or services 32 network affiliates around the country, today reported a 15% increase in revenue for the first quarter, compared to the same period last year. LIN TV stations brought in $103.2 million in net revenue during the first three months of the year, compared to $89.7 million... [TVSpy]

Green Bay's WLUK Debuts New HD Studio - Posted April 24, 2012
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Study Says Online Ad Revenue Strong for Local TV - Posted April 4, 2012
According to a new study from Borrell Associates, local television stations racked up $1.97 billion in online ad revenue in 2011, a 41 percent increase over the previous year. The study predicts an even better 2012. Broadcasting & Cable ... [TVSpy]

FCC Approves Sale of WUPW, Layoffs Likely to Follow - Posted March 27, 2012
The FCC has approved the sale of WUPW, bringing the Toledo Fox-affiliate one step closer to an expected round of layoffs. The Toledo Blad... [TVSpy]

With Drop in Political Advertising, LIN Focuses on 12% Increase in Local Revenue - Posted March 14, 2012
LIN Media, which owns network affiliates in 15 markets across the country, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter, as well as the full year, of 2011. Lik... [TVSpy]

LIN Reaches Retrans Deal with Cox, Averting Blackout - Posted March 1, 2012
LIN Media and Cox Communications reached a new retrans agreement on Wednesday, avoiding a blackout of LIN stations in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Virginia, and Alabama. The previous retrans deal was set to expire at midnight on Wednesday. "We are pleased to inform you that we have reached a contract with... [TVSpy]

Toledo's WUPW to Lay Off 63 Employees - Posted February 29, 2012
Toledo Fox-affiliate WUPW will reportedly lay off 63 employees when the station changes ownership this spring. The Toledo Blade repor... [TVSpy]

WPRI Makes HD Debut with New Set - Posted September 21, 2011
WPRI is now broadcasting its newscasts in high definition. The Providence CBS-affiliate flipped the HD switch with its 5:00 p.m. newscast on Tuesday. The HD launch is the result of ... [SocialTimes.com]

WPRI Makes HD Debut with New Set - Posted September 21, 2011
WPRI is now broadcasting its newscasts in high definition. The Providence CBS-affiliate flipped the HD switch with its 5:00 p.m. newscast on Tuesday. The HD launch is the result of ... [TVSpy]

With Boost From Online Advertising and Retrans Fees, LIN Reports 1% First Quarter Increase - Posted April 27, 2011
LIN TV, which manages 32 stations in 17 markets across the country, announced today that its net revenue for the first quarter was $92.6 million, up 1% from the same period last year. "We delivered another strong performance in the first quarter, in spite of sig... [TVSpy]

Shedding Stations, Acme Reports Transitional 2010 - Posted April 20, 2011
Acme Communications, whose roster of stations is dwindling, announced financial results this week for the fourth quarter as well as the full year of 2010, emphasizing that management is in the process of essentially righting the ship. ... [TVSpy]

LIN Media Warns Viewers of Potential COX Blackout - Posted March 28, 2011
LIN Media stations along the east coast are warning viewers of a potential blackout this week if their parent company cannot reach a new retrans agreement with COX Communications. LIN's current... [TVSpy]

LIN Sees 24% Increase in Revenue - Posted March 16, 2011
LIN TV, which has 32 stations in 17 markets, announced today that it saw a 24% increase in net revenue for the fourth quarter of 2010. The succ... [TVSpy]

LIN Media Stations Return to DISH as Companies Reach New Retrans Agreement - Posted March 14, 2011
LIN Media stations are back on DISH Network systems this morning as the two companies were able to reach a new retrans agreement over the weekend. On Sunday, LIN announced that it had entered into a new deal with DISH, ending weeks of intense negotiations as well ... [TVSpy]

LIN Media Pulls 27 Stations from DISH - Posted March 7, 2011
At midnight on Friday, LIN Media pulled 27 of its stations off of DISH systems in 17 markets. The black-out came as LIN was unable to reach a new retrans agreement with DISH before the previous contract expired on the 4th. "We only want what is fair for our local stations," ... [TVSpy]

After Abruptly Leaving Buffalo's WIVB, Mylous Hairston May Be in Line for Job at City Hall - Posted March 1, 2011
After abruptly departing Buffalo's WIVB last week after 20 years with the station, veteran reporter-anchor ... [TVSpy]

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