Mr. Osman has more than 15 years of experience covering state and national political campaigns, creating and reporting impactful stories, leading multimedia teams on various enterprise stories, and promoting the highest standards of ethical journalism in the industry. In his current role, he works with his team to develop, report and shares original stories of interest; and report "Live" for all screens from crisis locations and on breaking news."We are pleased to appoint this accomplished team who will provide our local television stations and our content producing digital businesses with more in-depth coverage and localized analysis of important policies and issues, furthering our commitment to serve our local communities," said Deb McDermott, Media General's Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Media General's Washington, D.C. News Bureau, which is located at 400 N Capitol Street, will launch its team coverage with Pope Francis' first scheduled visit to the U.S., beginning on September 22, 2015 and ending six days later with his final public mass in Philadelphia, PA. About Media General Media General is one of the nation's largest connected-screen media companies that operates or services 71 television stations in 48 markets, along with the industry's leading digital media business. Our robust portfolio of broadcast, digital and mobile products informs and engages 23% of U.S. TV households and more than two-thirds of the U.S. Internet audience. Media General has one of the industry's largest and most diverse digital media businesses that includes LIN Mobile, Federated Media, HYFN, Dedicated Media and BiteSizeTV, all under the LIN Digital banner. With unmatched local-to-national reach and integrated marketing solutions, Media General is a one-stop-shop for agencies and brands that want to effectively and efficiently reach their target audiences across all screens. Media General trades on the NYSE under the symbol "MEG." For more information, visit www.mediageneral.com.