August 7, 2008

Young Broadcasting Inc. Will Hold Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter Earnings

Young Broadcasting Inc. ("YBI") (NASDAQ:YBTVA) has scheduled a conference call for Thursday, August 14, 2008 at 11:00 AM (ET) following the release of its second quarter earnings report. The Company's press release will be issued through Business Wire at 7:00 AM that day. The full text of the release will be available on Bloomberg, Nexus, CompuServe, Dow Jones News Retrieval and several other services within 15 minutes of the scheduled release time.

You may participate in the conference call by dialing 888-552-9135 (Passcode: YOUNG, Leader: Vincent Young). This will enable you to listen to the presentation. At the end of the presentation you will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session with Vincent Young, CEO of Young Broadcasting Inc. and with James Morgan, the company's CFO.

You may listen to a live webcast of the call via the Company's website at The archive will be available for replay through September 14, 2008. The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network. Individual investors can listen to the call at, Thomson's individual investor portal, powered by StreetEvents. Institutional investors can access the call via Thomson StreetEvents (, a password-protected event management site. You may also listen to a telephone replay of the entire call by dialing 800-756-0542 through August 20, 2008.

Young Broadcasting owns ten television stations and the national television representation firm, Adam Young Inc. Five stations are affiliated with the ABC Television Network (WKRN-TV - Nashville, TN, WTEN-TV - Albany, NY, WRIC-TV - Richmond, VA, WATE-TV - Knoxville, TN, and WBAY-TV - Green Bay, WI), three are affiliated with the CBS Television Network (WLNS-TV - Lansing, MI, KLFY-TV - Lafayette, LA and KELO-TV - Sioux Falls, SD), one is affiliated with the NBC Television Network (KWQC-TV - Davenport, IA) and one is affiliated with MyNetwork (KRON-TV - San Francisco, CA). In addition, KELO-TV-Sioux Falls, SD is also the MyNetwork affiliate in that market through the use of its digital channel capacity.