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May 06, 2015 3:35 AM ET


Company Overview of LIN Television Corporation

Company Overview

LIN Television Corporation, a local multimedia company, owns, operates, or services television stations and digital channels in the United States. The company’s television stations deliver local news, community services, sports and entertainment programs, advertising time available to political candidates, public service announcements, and children's programs. It also sells advertising time in local news, network, and syndicated programming. The company owns, operates, or services approximately 43 television stations and 7 digital channels in 23 the United States markets. In addition, it owns and operates television station Web sites, which offer Internet-based products and services that pro...

701 Brazos Street

Suite 800

Austin, TX 78701

United States

Founded in 1990

2,786 Employees





Key Executives for LIN Television Corporation

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 49
Executive Vice President of Digital Media
Age: 63
Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President and Controller
Age: 38
Chief Legal Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 50
Vice President of Human Resources
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

LIN Television Corporation Key Developments

Media General, Inc. and LIN Television Corporation Enter into Amendment No. 4 to Credit Agreement

On January 22, 2015, MGOC, Inc. (F/K/A Media General, Inc.) and LIN Television Corporation entered into Amendment No. 4 to Credit Agreement, with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and the other revolving lenders and parties thereto. Pursuant to Amendment No. 4, the financial covenant relating to the consolidated total net leverage ratio shall, effective as of the closing date of the business combination by Media General Inc. with LIN Media LLC, only apply to the Revolving Credit Facility and shall be in effect only when the aggregate amount of Letters of Credit (other than those Cash Collateralized in an amount equal to the Outstanding Amount thereof) and/or Revolving Credit Loans outstanding exceed 30% of the Revolving Credit Commitments on the last day of any fiscal quarter or fiscal year, as applicable.

LIN Television Corporation Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Full Year Ended December 31, 2013

LIN Television Corporation reported consolidated earnings results for the full year ended December 31, 2013. For the year, net Revenue was $652,363,000 against $553,462,000 a year ago. Operating income was $90,653,000 against $171,061,000 a year ago. Income before provision for income taxes was $31,870,000 against $22,491,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $157,290,000 against loss from continuing operations of $17,972,000 a year ago. Net income was $157,290,000 against net loss of $7,601,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $158,802,000 against net loss attributable to the company of $7,045,000 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities, continuing operations was $49,556,000 against $149,435,000 a year ago. Capital expenditures was $29,374,000 against $28,230,000 a year ago.

LIN Television Corporation Appoints John A. Howell as Vice President Television

Mr. John A. Howell was appointed as Vice President Television of LIN Television Corporation. Mr. Howell, joined LIN Media LLC in 2002 as President and General Manager of WPRI-TV in Providence, Rhode Island and was promoted to the position of Vice President Regional Television of LIN Television in 2012.

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