SOURCE: Fisher Communications, Inc.

Fisher Communications, Inc.

December 03, 2009 16:45 ET

Fisher Communications Reaches Agreement With DIRECTV

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - December 3, 2009) - Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI) today issued the following statement after reaching an agreement on a carriage contract with DIRECTV:

"Fisher Communications and DIRECTV are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement for continued carriage of Fisher's television stations on the DIRECTV satellite TV service."

Fisher's programming is carried locally on DIRECTV in Seattle, Portland, Boise, Eugene, Bakersfield, and Yakima.

About Fisher Communications

Fisher Communications, Inc. is a Seattle-based communications company that owns and operates 13 full power television stations, 7 low power television stations, and 8 radio stations in the Western United States. The Company also owns and operates Fisher Interactive Network, its online division, (including over 100 online sites); Fisher Pathways, a satellite and fiber transmission provider; and Fisher Plaza, a media, telecommunications, and data center facility located near downtown Seattle.

Contact Information

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    Sard Verbinnen & Co
    Ron Low or David Isaacs
    (415) 618-8750