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August 30, 2011 09:00 ET

Chyron Appoints Kathy Power Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 30, 2011) - Chyron today announced that Kathy Power has been appointed to the new role of senior vice president of worldwide sales. In this role, Power will lead Chyron's global sales effort with responsibility for all aspects of revenue generation.

"Kathy is a key addition to the Chyron sales team and I'm confident that she will have an immediate and positive impact on further developing and executing a well-coordinated sales strategy focused on revenue growth," said Michael Wellesley-Wesley, president and CEO of Chyron. "Her unique leadership skills and extensive background in international sales, service, and business operations make her ideally suited to drive our worldwide sales initiatives."

As an IT industry veteran with more than 25 years experience, Power has held executive positions, most recently serving as executive director for More Than Wheels, an award-winning non-profit organization recently recognized by President Obama as one of the foremost innovative social enterprises in the country.

Previously, Power served as vice president of worldwide sales, service, and field operations for Avid Technology. Earlier roles include serving as vice president of global account sales at Compaq, in addition to serving as Hewlett-Packard's vice president of international operations and vice president of targeted accounts.

Ms. Power holds degrees from Boston College and Harvard University and completed her executive training at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.

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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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