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June 27, 2011 10:00 ET

Chyron Names Christina Thomas Senior Account Executive

MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwire - Jun 27, 2011) - Chyron today announced the appointment of Christina Thomas as senior account executive for the company's U.S. West Coast sales team. Under her new role, Thomas will be responsible for building and executing strategic sales plans in California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Idaho, Hawaii, Montana, Alaska, and Wyoming.

"We are pleased to welcome Christina to our U.S.-based sales team. Her ability to forge customer relationships and break into new markets -- combined with her extensive contacts on the West Coast -- will be invaluable in her new role here at Chyron," said Bruce Levine, vice president of North American sales at Chyron. "Christina's previous experience in the broadcast industry also gives her a first-hand understanding of our customers' immediate and long-term needs, particularly surrounding production workflow and content delivery."

Thomas brings the experience and knowledge gained from a career in television news production and journalism before successfully migrating into a broadcast sales role. Before joining Chyron, Thomas served as West Coast area manager for Digital Broadcast. While at Digital Broadcast, she managed and developed master control, news, and archiving sales opportunities with a variety of broadcast and media clients, expanding the company's business with new account wins and initiating a new stream of government business. Previously, Thomas was a newscast producer at KBAK-TV, where she boosted ratings by crafting compelling nightly newscasts.

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 sophisticated graphics offerings that include Chyron's AXIS 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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