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Les Garrenton

Director of Engineering - Broadcast Systems

LIN Media LLC

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Email: l***@***.com

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LIN Media LLC

One West Exchange Street Suite 5A

Providence, Rhode Island 02903

United States

Company Description

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 ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Director of Engineering - Broadcast Systems

Media General Inc.

Director of Engineering, WAVY-TV

WAVY

Director of Engineering

LIN TV Corp.

Education

Bachelors of Science degree

Electrical Engineering Technology

Old Dominion University

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2008 News Releases

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PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 20, 2008--LIN TV Corp. (NYSE: TVL), a local television and digital media company, today announced that Les Garrenton has been promoted to Director Engineering/Broadcast Systems. Garrenton will be responsible for evaluating new broadcast technologies and applications for LIN TV's 29 television stations, overseeing broadcast studio systems integration and implementation, researching technology that will improve LIN TV stations' efficiency an...


News Release

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PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 20, 2008--LIN TV Corp. (NYSE: TVL), a local television and digital media company, today announced that Les Garrenton has been promoted to Director Engineering/Broadcast Systems.

Garrenton will be responsible for evaluating new broadcast technologies and applications for LIN TV's 29 television stations, overseeing broadcast studio systems integration and implementation, researching technology that will improve LIN TV stations' efficiency and productivity and sharing in the oversight of LIN stations' day-to-day engineering operations. He will report directly to John Viall, LIN TV's Vice President Television Engineering and Operations.
Garrenton previously held the position of Director of Engineering for WAVY-TV and WVBT-TV in Norfolk, where he managed the Engineering department and oversaw the operational budgets for the duopoly stations. In addition, he designed and implemented several capital improvements in preparation for high definition conversion and optimized the stations' news and master control rooms for peak efficiency with server based systems. His broadcasting career began with the Company in 1980, and since then, he has served in a number of different engineering positions. Garrenton received his Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.
"Les brings nearly 30 years of valuable experience and dedication to this position," said Viall.
...
I look forward to working with Les in his new corporate position at LIN TV."
Garrenton will be based at WAVY-TV and WVBT-TV in Norfolk.


News Release

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PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 20, 2008--LIN TV Corp. (NYSE: TVL), a local television and digital media company, today announced that Les Garrenton has been promoted to Director Engineering/Broadcast Systems.

Garrenton will be responsible for evaluating new broadcast technologies and applications for LIN TV's 29 television stations, overseeing broadcast studio systems integration and implementation, researching technology that will improve LIN TV stations' efficiency and productivity and sharing in the oversight of LIN stations' day-to-day engineering operations. He will report directly to John Viall, LIN TV's Vice President Television Engineering and Operations.
Garrenton previously held the position of Director of Engineering for WAVY-TV and WVBT-TV in Norfolk, where he managed the Engineering department and oversaw the operational budgets for the duopoly stations. In addition, he designed and implemented several capital improvements in preparation for high definition conversion and optimized the stations' news and master control rooms for peak efficiency with server based systems. His broadcasting career began with the Company in 1980, and since then, he has served in a number of different engineering positions. Garrenton received his Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering Technology from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.
"Les brings nearly 30 years of valuable experience and dedication to this position," said Viall.
...
I look forward to working with Les in his new corporate position at LIN TV."
Garrenton will be based at WAVY-TV and WVBT-TV in Norfolk.


LIN Televison - 2008 News Releases

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PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 20, 2008--LIN TV Corp. (NYSE: TVL), a local television and digital media company, today announced that Les Garrenton has been promoted to Director Engineering/Broadcast Systems. Garrenton will be responsible for evaluating new broadcast technologies and applications for LIN TV's 29 television stations, overseeing broadcast studio systems integration and implementation, researching technology that will improve LIN TV stations' efficiency an...Â


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PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 20, 2008--LIN TV Corp. (NYSE: TVL), a local television and digital media company, today announced that Les Garrenton has been promoted to Director Engineering/Broadcast Systems. Garrenton will be responsible for evaluating new broadcast technologies and applications for LIN TV's 29 television stations, overseeing broadcast studio systems integration and implementation, researching technology that will improve LIN TV stations' efficiency an...Â

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