RICHMOND, Va., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG), a local broadcast television and digital media company, said today that shareholders at the company's 2013 Annual Meeting re-elected eight directors to one-year terms: J. Stewart Bryan III, chairman; Marshall N. Morton, vice chairman; Diana F. Cantor, Dennis J. FitzSimons, Wyndham Robertson, Rodney A. Smolla, Carl S. Thigpen and Coleman Wortham III. Additionally, George L. Mahoney, Media General's president and chief executive officer, was elected to the board, all as set forth in the company's proxy statement.
The appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the company's independent registered public accountants for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013 was ratified. The advisory vote on executive compensation carried as recommended.
At the meeting, Mr. Mahoney reported on the state of the company. A copy of the full report is posted on the company's website www.mediageneral.com in the Investor Relations section under Presentations.
About Media GeneralMedia 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 Southeast. Media General's network affiliates include eight NBC stations, eight CBS stations, one ABC station and one CW station. One-third of the company's stations operate in the Top 50 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. Contact Media General 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) 887-5120 or firstname.lastname@example.org.