FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Media General to Announce Second-Quarter 2012 Results, Host Conference Call on July 18
RICHMOND, Va. – Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) will announce its second-quarter 2012 results on Wednesday, July 18, before the market opens. The full text of the release and financials will be available on the company’s website, www.mediageneral.com.
The company will hold a conference call with financial analysts that day at 11 a.m. ET. The speakers will be Marshall N. Morton, president and chief executive officer, and James F. Woodward, vice president - finance and chief financial officer.
The conference call will be available to the media and general public through a limited number of listen-only dial-in conference lines and via simultaneous webcast. To dial in to the call, listeners may call 1-800-706-7741 about 10 minutes prior to the 11 a.m. start. The participant passcode is “Media General.” Listeners may also access the live webcast by logging on to www.mediageneral.com and clicking on the “Live Webcast” link on the homepage about 10 minutes in advance.
A replay of the webcast will be available online at www.mediageneral.com beginning at 1 p.m. on July 18, 2012. A telephone replay is also available, beginning at 1 p.m. on July 18, 2012, and ending at 11:59 p.m. on July 26, 2012, by dialing 1-888-286-8010 or 617-801-6888, and using the passcode 81445264.
About Media General
Media General is a leading provider of news, information and entertainment across broadcast television, digital media and mobile platforms, serving consumers and advertisers in strong local markets, primarily in the Southeastern United States. The company’s broadcast operations include 18 network-affiliated television stations and their associated digital and mobile media services. Media General’s network affiliations include eight NBC stations, eight CBS, one ABC and one CW. Six of its stations operate in the Top 40 markets in the United States. Media General’s stations reach more than one-third of TV households in the Southeast and more than 8 percent of U.S. TV households. Media General got its start in the television business in 1955 when it launched WFLA-TV in Tampa, Florida, as an NBC affiliate. Today, WFLA is the company’s largest TV station, operating in the 14th largest DMA in the United States. Media General continues to own The Tampa Tribune and its associated print properties and expects to enter into a transaction with one of several prospective buyers for the group.
Lou Anne Nabhan