LIN Media Appoints Kimberly Davis as Vice President Human Resources

Tue Jun 11, 2013 6:30pm IST

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LIN Media Appoints Kimberly Davis as Vice President Human Resources

LIN Media (NYSE: TVL), a local multimedia company, announced today that Kimberly Davis has been appointed Vice President Human Resources. Ms. Davis succeeds Daniel Donohue, who is retiring, effective July 5, 2013, after a decade of service to LIN Media.

Kim Davis, LIN Media's Vice President Human Resources (Photo: Business Wire)

Kim Davis, LIN Media's Vice President Human Resources (Photo: Business Wire)

As a member of the Company’s executive management team, Ms. Davis will be responsible for developing and executing strategic employee initiatives that support the Company’s overall business plan and strategy. In addition, she will provide leadership and support to all business units in human resources related matters, including talent management, compensation and benefits, diversity, health and wellness, and employee relations. Ms. Davis will work out of LIN Media’s Austin, Texas office and report directly to Vincent Sadusky, President and Chief Executive Officer of LIN Media.

“Our success is based upon our ability to acquire, motivate and retain the brightest employees in the industry,” said Mr. Sadusky. “Kim is an accomplished Human Resources executive that shares our strong commitment for continuous improvement. Her proven track record of developing high performance teams and aligning talent with strategic priorities will be a tremendous asset to our company as we continue to drive organizational excellence.”

Ms. Davis joins LIN Media after serving as Director, Human Resources Business Partner for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), an innovative technology company headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, where she strategically partnered with global business units by providing strategic talent management plans, executive coaching, culture creation, performance management and rewards, organization development and change management. Prior to AMD, Ms. Davis was Director of Human Resources for Dougherty’s Holding, Inc. and Human Resources Manager Worldwide of S2 Systems, Inc. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication from Texas A&M University.

Mr. Sadusky added, "Dan's leadership has made a lasting contribution to our company. Our Human Resources team has become a strategic partner to our businesses, developing leaders with the right skill sets and providing them with meaningful opportunities to learn and grow. I look forward to Kim building on Dan’s legacy and leading our company to even higher levels of achievement.”

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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