RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG), a local broadcast television and digital media company, said today that it will report its third-quarter 2012 results before the market opens on Wednesday, October 17, 2012. The company will host a conference call for shareholders and analysts to discuss the results at 11:00 a.m. ET that morning. The conference call will be simultaneously webcast on the company's website.
Shareholders and analysts may access the conference call by dialing 1-866-788-0539 about 10 minutes prior to the 11:00 a.m. start. The participant passcode is "Media General." All others may 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 October 17, 2012. A telephone replay will also be available, beginning at 1 p.m. on October 18, 2012, and ending at 11:59 p.m. on October 25, 2012, by dialing 1-888-286-8010 or 617-801-6888, and using the passcode 57846918.
About Media General
Media General is a leading provider of news, information and entertainment across 18 network-affiliated broadcast television stations and their associated digital media and mobile platforms. The company's stations serve consumers and advertisers in strong local markets, primarily in the Southeastern United States. Media General's network affiliates include eight NBC stations, eight CBS stations, one ABC station and one CW station. Six of the company's 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 entered 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.
Additional information about Media General is available on its website www.mediageneral.com or by contacting Lou Anne J. Nabhan, Vice President-Corporate Communications, at (804) 649-6103 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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