Denise M. Parent is Senior Vice President Chief Legal Officer of LIN Media. She was appointed to this position in 2011 after serving as Vice President General Counsel and Secretary since 2006. Ms. Parent oversees all aspects of the Company’s legal matters and acts as principal legal advisor for various corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as legal compliance and regulatory matters. Since joining the Company in 1997, she has made significant contributions to its growth and success, including handling the legal matters for the Company’s 2002 IPO, various acquisitions, capital structures and financings.
Prior to her positions with LIN Media, Ms. Parent was Senior Corporate Counsel for The Providence Journal Company where she was responsible for the legal affairs of the company’s eleven television stations, as well as Corporate Associate with the law firm of Adler Pollock & Sheehan.
Ms. Parent is a member of the Rhode Island, Massachusetts and American Bar Associations as well as the Federal Communications Bar Association. She holds a BS from Northeastern University and a JD from Boston College Law School.