SOURCE: Bonten Media Group Inc.

October 10, 2008 13:01 ET

Bonten Media Group SVP/CFO Stephen J. Baker to Depart

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - October 10, 2008) - Steve Baker will be leaving Bonten Media Group as of October 19, 2008 to pursue other opportunities and to spend more time with his family. Mr. Baker joined Bonten Media Group shortly after its inception.

"During his time at Bonten Steve has made many significant contributions in helping to launch our Company, and he has my deep appreciation for those contributions," said Randall Bongarten, Chairman and CEO of Bonten Media Group. "There is no one who has worked harder nor cared more about Bonten Media Group than Steve. We wish Steve much success in his future endeavors and thank him for his efforts."

Bonten Media Group was formed in November 2006 by Diamond Castle Holdings, LLC and Randall Bongarten for the purpose of acquiring and operating local television stations in the United States. Bonten Media Group currently operates sixteen* full power, low power and digital television stations in eight markets, including: WCYB (NBC), WEMT* (FOX) and CW-4 (CW-DT), Tri-Cities, TN/VA; WCTI (ABC), WFXI/WYDO* (FOX) and ENC-TV (IND-DT), Greenville-New Bern, NC; KRCR (ABC), Chico-Redding, CA; KTXS (ABC), KTES-LP (Telemundo) and CW Abilene (CW-DT), Abilene, TX; KECI/KCFW (NBC), Missoula, MT; KTVM (NBC), Butte-Bozeman, MT; KTXE-LP (ABC), San Angelo, TX; and KAEF (ABC), Eureka, CA.