Schimidt Joins Lin

CBS affiliates’ attorney Greg Schmidt will be ankling that post to join LIN Television March 1 as VP of development and general counsel.

Schmidt has been a longtime partner at the D.C. law firm Covington & Burling, where he has represented CBS affiliates in Congress and at the FCC. Covington & Burling lawyer Kurt Wimmer will represent Eye web affils in D.C. upon Schmidt’s departure.

Schmidt will continue to be based in Washington.

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