SOURCE: Fisher Communications, Inc.

January 02, 2008 20:03 ET

Fisher Communications, Inc. Promotes Randa Minkarah to VP Market Development

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - January 2, 2008) - Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI) announced today that Randa Minkarah has been promoted to VP/Market Development for Fisher Communications, Inc. In addition to her marketing and research responsibilities, Minkarah will assume corporate responsibilities for Fisher's Univision affiliated stations operating in Seattle, Portland and Yakima.

Minkarah joined Fisher Communications in 2002 as the General Sales Manager of KOMO-TV, the Company's flagship television station, and has most recently served as the Director of Market Development for Fisher Communications. She previously served as Director of Sales for KTVX-TV (Salt Lake City), KCPQ/KTWB (Seattle) and WFTC-TV (Minneapolis). She holds a BFA in broadcasting from the University of Cincinnati.

"Randa's strong background in sales, research and market analysis has strengthened the implementation of our strategic plan, particularly those initiatives related to accelerating revenue growth," said Robert I. Dunlop, senior vice president of Fisher Communications, Inc. "Randa's added focus on the Univision affiliated stations will further strengthen an area of the Company that is gaining great momentum."

About Fisher Communications

Fisher Communications, Inc. is a Seattle-based communications company that owns and manages 13 full power and eight low-power television stations and eight radio stations in the Western United States. The Company owns and operates Fisher Pathways, a satellite and fiber transmission provider; Fisher Plaza, a media, telecommunications, and data center facility located near downtown Seattle; and Pegasus News, an online start-up and hyper-local media pioneer based in Dallas. For more information about Fisher Communications, Inc., go to www.fsci.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Robert I. Dunlop
    SVP
    Fisher Communications, Inc.
    Phone: (206) 404-3065
    Fax: (206) 404-3665
    Email: rdunlop@fsci.com