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POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, INC., NAMES VICE PRESIDENT/LEGAL AFFAIRS

 WASHINGTON, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Post-Newsweek Stations, Inc., announced today that Robert E. Branson has been named vice president/legal affairs, effective June 14. He succeeds L. Stanley Paige, who is retiring after 19 years of service.
 Branson has been senior legal advisor, Office of Commissioner Andrew C. Barrett, Federal Communications Commission, since September 1989. Previously, he was assistant general counsel of the National Association of Broadcasters, which he joined in 1986. Branson was the supervising attorney of the Third Edition of the NAB Legal Guide to Broadcast Law and Regulation. From 1983 to 1986 he was attorney-advisor, Federal Communications Commission, Mass Media Bureau, Policy & Rules Division, Legal Branch.
 Branson received a B.A. degree with distinction from the University of Virginia and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School. He is a member of the Federal Communications Bar Association and the Harvard Law School Association.
 Branson lives in Falls Church, Va.
 Post-Newsweek Stations, a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO), owns and operates four network-affiliated television stations: WDIV-4, an NBC affiliate in Detroit; WPLG-10, an ABC affiliate in Miami; WFSB-3, a CBS affiliate in Hartford; and WJXT-4, a CBS affiliate in Jacksonville.
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