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October 10, 2011 09:00 ET

Chyron Appoints Jean Rene Georges as Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Senior Account Executive

MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwire - Oct 10, 2011) - Chyron (NASDAQ: CHYR) today announced the appointment of Jean Rene Georges to the position of Northeast and mid-Atlantic senior account executive. In this role, Georges will be responsible for building and executing strategic sales plans that help to extend the Chyron brand into new markets.

"Jean brings with him a proven track record of sales growth and business development, and he has valuable experience working collaboratively with a variety of channel partners in the Northeast," said Bruce Levine, vice president of North American sales at Chyron. "With more than two decades in the industry, Jean has developed a strong understanding of digital asset management and has found creative ways to identify new vertical markets for such solutions. We're confident that he will be instrumental in helping guide Chyron to these new markets, as well as serve our existing clients and key account structure."

Over the past several years, Georges has worked closely for companies within the traditional broadcast space. Most recently, he served as director of sales at Rule Broadcast Systems, and prior to that held similar positions with SoftImage (Avid) and Media 100. Georges was president at Advanced Visual Technology (AVT), which under his leadership became a division of systems integrator and value-added reseller Techexport. He began his career at Kurka Corporation, a division of IBM, selling IBM's first line of personal desktop computers to Fortune 1000 companies in the New England area.

Georges, who is fluent in English and French, studied electrical engineering at the Northeastern University College of Engineering.

About Chyron
As the pioneer of graphics as a service for all digital video media, Chyron (NASDAQ: CHYR) continues to define the world of digital and broadcast graphics with Web, mobile, HD, 3D, and newsroom integration solutions. Winner of numerous awards, including two Emmy® Awards, Chyron has proved itself as the undisputed leader in the industry with advanced graphics offerings that include Chyron's Axis World Graphics online content creation software and order management system, on-air graphics systems, clip servers, channel branding, and graphics asset management solutions. More information about Chyron products and services is available on the company websites: www.chyron.com and www.axisgraphics.tv. The company's investor relations information is at www.chyron.com via the "Investors" link.

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