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LIN Media Expands Legal Team with the Appointment of Ronald S. Allen to Counsel, Labor and Employment

LIN Media Expands Legal Team with the Appointment of Ronald S. Allen to Counsel, Labor and Employment PROVIDENCE, R.I., October 16, 2012 - LIN Media (NYSE: TVL), a local multimedia …

LIN Media Expands Legal Team with the Appointment of Ronald S. Allen to Counsel, Labor and Employment

PROVIDENCE, R.I., October 16, 2012 - LIN Media (NYSE: TVL), a local multimedia company, today announced the appointment of Ronald S. Allen to Counsel, Labor and Employment. Mr. Allen will oversee labor and employment law matters, and will report directly to Denise Parent, Senior Vice President Chief Legal Officer of LIN Media.

Mr. Allen has specialized experience in labor and employment litigation, employment law counseling and traditional labor relations. He most recently held the position of Manager, Labor Relations for Otis Elevator Company in Farmington, CT. Prior to that position, Mr. Allen was a Labor and Employment Associate at Littler Mendelson P.C. and Morgan, Brown, & Joy LLP, both located in Boston. He also served as a law clerk in the Office of the General Counsel for the AFL-CIO in Washington, DC, as well as in the Labor Bureau for the Office of the Attorney General in New York, NY.

“Ron possesses strong analytical, negotiation, census-building and communication skills, and we are pleased to have someone of his caliber join our legal team,” said Parent. “His wealth of knowledge and experience are increasingly valuable commodities in today’s ever-changing media landscape.”

Mr. Allen received his Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College and his Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association and Northeast Human Resources Association.

About LIN Media

LIN Media is a local multimedia company that operates or services 43 television stations and seven digital channels in 23 U.S. markets, along with a diverse portfolio of web sites, apps and mobile products that make it more convenient to access its unique and relevant content on multiple screens.

LIN Media’s highly-rated television stations deliver important local news and community stories along with top-rated sports and entertainment programming to 10.5% of U.S. television homes. The Company’s digital media operations focus on emerging media and interactive technologies that deliver performance-driven digital marketing solutions to some of the nation’s most respected agencies and brands. LIN TV Corp. is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “TVL”.

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