TELE-TV Media Announces John Clark as Executive Vice President of Programming and Distribution Relations

October 4,1995

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TELE-TV Media Announces John Clark as Executive Vice President

of Programming and Distribution Relations

LOS ANGELES, CA -- David Grant, Chief Operating

Officer of TELE-TV Media, today announced the appointment

of John Clark, as Executive Vice President of Programming and

Distribution Relations. Mr. Clark will report to Mr. Grant, and

will have responsibility for program licensing and relationships

with program suppliers. He will also oversee day-to-day VSO relations

for TELE-TV Media.

In making the announcement, Mr. Grant said: "John's long

standing experience in the cable industry is a perfect compliment

to the broadcast network backgrounds of Howard Stringer, Sandy

Grushow and myself. He is a universally - acknowledged "A"

player with an outstanding reputation in the industry.

Mr. Clark most recently served as Managing Director/Chief Executive

Officer for Telecom Media, a subsidiary of Telecom New Zealand.

Mr. Clark headed this international telephone company's entry

into the broadband video business.

"The opportunity to be a part of TELE-TV's early

stage and future growth is an exciting challenge. Our goal is

to bring the best of broadband content to our partners."

Mr. Clark served as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Programming

for Crown Media, Inc. (Dallas). He was responsible for all marketing,

programming, sales, promotion, pay per view, marketing research

and new product introduction for 950,000 subscriber, $400 million,

Hallmark-owned cable television company.

Previously, he held various senior management positions at Cencom

Cable Associates (St. Louis), Coaxial Communications (Columbus,

Ohio), and Warner Amex Cable Communications (Home Sports Entertainment,

Dallas; QUBE Cable, Dallas and Columbus).

Mr. Clark is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of

Maryland with a B.S. in Business Administration, and holds an

M.B.A. degree also from the University of Maryland.

Mr. Clark will be based in the Los Angeles offices.

TELE-TV is a joint venture of Bell Atlantic (NYSE:

BEL), NYNEX (NYSE: NYN), and Pacific Telesis

Group (NYSE: PAC). TELE-TV will offer nationally branded,

traditional and interactive home entertainment, and information

services over its partners' wireline and wireless networks in

six of the nation's top seven markets.

NYNEX is a global communications and media company that provides
a full range of services in the northeastern United States and
high-growth markets around the world, including the United Kingdom,
Thailand, Gibraltar, Greece, Indonesia, the Philippines, Poland,
Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

The Corporation is a leader in the telecommunications, wireless communications,
cable television, directory publishing
and entertainment and information services.

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