“I am honored to lead Federated Media at this important moment in the company’s history,” said Mr. Hoffner. “There is tremendous opportunity ahead, and I am focused on helping publishers gain greater exposure and monetization for their unique content, as well as creating unique opportunities for brands to fully leverage our high quality content in order to drive revenue.”Mr. Hoffner received his Master of Business Administration in Finance from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business and his Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies from Vassar College. He will be based out of Federated Media’s San Francisco office. 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 websites, 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 growing digital media portfolio helps agencies and brands effectively and efficiently reach their target audiences at scale by utilizing its ComScore Top 15 Video and Top 25 Display market share, and the latest in conversational marketing, video, display, mobile, social intelligence and monetization, as well as reporting across all screens. LIN Media is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “LIN”. Forward-Looking Statements This press release includes statements that constitute "forward-looking statements," including statements regarding our future plans and operations. Forward-looking statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that could contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, our ability to successfully expand our digital operations and other risks detailed in our periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Reports may be accessed online at www.sec.gov or www.linmedia.com. By making these forward-looking statements, we undertake no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this press release.