Networks:

Jeff Marks Named Vice-President, Training and Network Coordination at News 12

Jeffrey A. Marks,
News Director and Chief Operating Officer for
News 12 New Jersey has been
named to the newly created position of
Vice-President, Training and Network
Coordination
for News 12
Networks. In his new role, he will be
responsible for designing, organizing and
implementing training programs for the more than
500 employees of the News 12
Networks. Mr. Marks
will also be charged with maximizing
cooperation and resource sharing among the
networks, including coordination of joint
projects, shared content and major breaking
stories.

In
making the announcement, Patrick Dolan,
Senior Vice-President,
News at
Rainbow Media said
“This assignment reflects News 12’s
commitment to achieve excellence by empowering
our staff to grow professionally and develop
their talents. There is no doubt Jeff is well
qualified for these tasks. He’s an outstanding
journalist and news
manager.”

During
his five years as News 12 New
Jersey News Director, News 12
New Jersey went from an idea on paper
to its current status as an acclaimed,
award-winning 24-hour news operation.
Before joining the News 12
organization, he was vice president of
WLBZ-TV in Bangor,
Maine
, executive producer at
WJLA-TV in Washington,
D.C.
and senior news producer at
WHAS-TV in
Louisville. He has also been a
trainer in management, ethics, writing and other
areas related to journalism. He was chairman
of the Radio Television News Directors
Association in 1992.

Rainbow Media Holdings,
Inc.,
a subsidiary of
Cablevision Systems Corporation
and NBC, is at the
forefront of innovation in cable programming.
Rainbow manages
American Movie Classics, Romance
Classics, Bravo, The Independent Film Channel,
MuchMusic USA, Rainbow Sports, News 12
Networks and MetroChannels
as well as the Rainbow
Advertising Sales Corporation
and
Rainbow Network Communications.
Rainbow also holds a majority
stake in Madison Square Garden
Properties. In addition,
Rainbow is a fifty-percent
partner in FOX Sports
Net.

Cablevision Systems
Corporation
is one of the nation’s
leading entertainment and telecommunications
companies
. Its cable television operations
serve more than 3.4 million households located
primarily in the New York metropolitan area. The
company’s advanced telecommunications offerings
include its Lightpath integrated business
communications services and its Optimum-branded
high-speed Internet service.
Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings,
Inc
. subsidiary owns and operates
programming businesses including
American Movie Classics, Bravo
and many other national and regional
services. Cablevision also owns
a controlling interest and operates
Madison Square Garden and its
sports teams including the Knicks,
Rangers
and WNBA
Liberty
. The company operates
New York’s Radio City Music Hall
as well as Clearview Cinemas
in the Tri-State area.
Cablevision also owns and
operates The Wiz consumer
electronics chain at 41 locations in the New
York Metropolitan area. Additional
information about Cablevision Systems
Corporation
is available on the Web at www.cablevision.com.

Contact:

Deborah Gosselin

516-393-1946