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Loeb & Loeb Represents KCET in Merger with Link Media

A team of Loeb & Loeb LLP attorneys represented KCET, the nation's largest independent public television station, in a merger with Link Media, an independent non-profit media company, to create KCETLink, a new independent public media network.

The newly-formed non-profit organization will be aimed at acquiring, producing and distributing programming targeted to a national audience across television, web and mobile media platforms. KCETLink will be available to 33 million combined DirecTV and Dish subscribers and 5.6 million Southern California households.

The Loeb & Loeb deal team representing KCET in this transaction was led by Corporate partners Channing D. Johnson and included partner Alyse N. Pelavin, who advised on the tax-exempt aspects of the merger, partner Marla Aspinwall, who handled all ERISA matters related to the transaction, and associate Erin M. Smith, who handled employment matters.