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Wall Street Journal Office Network Names Senior Vice President of Sales to Drive Growth and Expand Partnerships

January 21, 2009

CHICAGO, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ — The Wall Street Journal Office Network
(The WSJ Office Network) today announced the appointment of David L. Kahn to
the position of senior vice president of sales.

In this position, Mr. Kahn will be responsible for developing strategies
to continue to build strong relationships with advertisers as well as further
building network placement in premier office buildings across the country.

Throughout his career, Mr. Kahn has driven top-line growth for online and
offline narrowcast media brands through revenue-generating partnerships
designed to better serve consumers and advertisers. As publisher of The New
Yorker, he led the magazine past the $100 million revenue mark for the first
time in its 75-year history. Later, Mr. Kahn oversaw the resurgence of Latina,
which became the No. 1 Hispanic magazine among 57 titles measured in that
sector when he was publisher. He also was instrumental in launching other
media brands including Worth, Saveur and Crain’s New York Business.

“David possesses a keen entrepreneurial spirit and an inherent ability to
leverage the quality to drive businesses forward through strategic
positioning, focused advertising sales leadership and disciplined financial
management,” said Jim Harris, chief executive officer, Office Media Network.

“The WSJ Office Network is the premier at-work marketing platform for
influencing and engaging affluent, business decision-makers,” Mr. Kahn said.
“At a time when our advertising clients have many more options and tighter
budgets, we can help them move their message closer to the point of
consideration and purchase. The Office Network provides an unparalleled level
of contextual relevance, enabling these marketers to achieve one of their
principle objectives: producing measurable results.”

Mr. Kahn earned an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate
School of Management, where he serves on the Kellogg Alumni Advisory Board. He
received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from The
University of Illinois at Champaign.

In addition to his current role with the Kellogg Graduate School of
Management, Mr. Kahn has served on the Board of Directors for Nuestra Casa,
the leading Spanish-language real estate guide, and was selected as one of
Crain’s New York Business’ “40 Under 40″ Executives to Watch.

About The Wall Street Journal Office Network

The Wall Street Journal Office Network is the leading business news-
oriented tenant communication network, broadcasting up-to-the-minute news from
The Wall Street Journal — including market indexes, weather, and scrolling
headlines — on digital LCD screens in the lobbies, elevators and other common
areas of top office buildings. The service also provides building owners with
an effective tool to communicate important announcements to tenants and
visitors regarding building related events, maintenance and security.

About Office Media Network

Office Media Network (http://www.officemedia.com), developer of The WSJ
Office Network, is a leading place-based integrated marketing and
communications company. OMN creates and manages solutions to support the
needs of real estate owners and their customers, by combining advanced
technology and world-class content. The company has installed or has
commitments to install its service in almost 700 top office properties in 15
U.S. markets-including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Miami, and
Washington, D.C.-in such high profile buildings as The Chicago Board of Trade,

One Montgomery Street in San Francisco, Thanksgiving Tower in Dallas, Tabor
Center in Denver and 11 Madison Avenue in Manhattan.

SOURCE Wall Street Journal Office Network


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