Local Corporation Appoints New Vice President of Product

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Local Corporation Appoints New Vice President of Product

Gaytan joins company's growing mobile strategy team

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Local Corporation (NAS: LOCM) , a leading online local media company, today announced the appointment of Jesus Gaytan as its new vice president of product management.

In his new role, Gaytan will be responsible for leading the company's product management and development initiatives, including the company's strategic focus on mobile and the expansion of products connected to its growing local shopping platform.

Gaytan brings over 14 years of product strategy experience managing digital product portfolios for both Fortune 500 and start-up companies. Most recently, he led strategy development for digital social and mobile marketing company, MobTame. He was also director of product for The Walt Disney Company, where he led the company's online product portfolio. Gaytan also served as director of Yahoo!'s product portfolio, where he led their global operational excellence group and was responsible for generating double digit metric improvements on the company's tech portfolio.

"Jesus brings a wealth of digital and mobile-specific product experience. We believe this, combined with his proven track record, will make him a valuable addition to our team as we execute on our mobile strategic initiatives," said Michael Sawtell, Local Corporation president and COO. "We look forward to his insights and contributions to our continued growth and success."

Gaytan holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA.

About Local Corporation

Local Corporation (NAS: LOCM) is a leading online local media company that connects brick-and-mortar businesses with over a million online and mobile consumers each day using a variety of innovative digital marketing products. To advertise, or for more information, visit: http://localcorporation.com.

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Investor Relations and Media Relations Contact:
Local Corporation
Cameron Triebwasser, 949-789-5223

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