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TIME WARNER TAPS BARBARA JAFFE TO HEAD NEW TRANSMISSION COMPANY

 NEW YORK, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) today announced that Barbara A. Jaffe has been appointed president and chief executive officer of the newly formed TW Transmission Co. (TWTC).
 Ms. Jaffe had been vice president of technology operations for Home Box Office, a division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P., where she was responsible for procurement of HBO's satellite transponder resources worldwide and management of the programmer's satellite scrambling system as well as negotiation of various technology deals.
 An HBO employee since 1980, Ms. Jaffe has also worked in affiliate sales and marketing, sales planning and sales promotion. In her new role, she reports directly to Phil Lochner, senior vice president, Time Warner Inc.
 "Barbara has been a first-class executive at HBO and her in-depth knowledge and experience in this field is a great asset," said Lochner. "Her leadership at TW Transmission will ensure continuity and a high quality of service for current as well as future customers."
 TWTC provides satellite uplink and transmission services for HBO and other programming services, and is jointly owned by Time Warner, Toshiba and ITOCHU.
 Time Warner Inc. is the world's leading media and entertainment company, with interests in magazine and book publishing, recorded music and music publishing, filmed entertainment, cable television, cable television programming and theme parks.
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 /CONTACT: Edward Adler of Time Warner, 212-484-6630/
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