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June 30, 2011 12:12 ET

Chyron Names Jonathan Wong New Vice President of Asia Pacific Sales

MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwire - Jun 30, 2011) - Chyron today announced the appointment of Jonathan Wong as the company's new vice president of sales for the Asia Pacific region. Based in Singapore, Wong will lead enterprise-level engagements with major broadcast media organizations and be responsible for expanding business through existing distribution channels and system integrators in the region.

"Jonathan has shown an exceptional degree of drive and skill in his career to date, and his knowledge of the region and wide range of contacts in the broadcast industry make him a strong addition to our sales team in the Asia Pacific region," said Mark Bachmore, vice president of worldwide sales at Chyron. "Chyron is committed to providing the best in state-of-the-art, real-time graphics solutions -- such as our new BlueNet graphics workflow system -- and we are confident that Jonathan will be instrumental in helping us deliver these solutions to leading broadcasters and media facilities across this region."

Prior to joining Chyron, Wong was Asia Pacific regional manager for broadcast software provider Beehive Systems, where he was responsible for developing the company's Asia Pacific business strategy, engaging with major customers and establishing Beehive's channel network for the region. Over the past ten years, his business development experience in the region has included positions at Singapore-based integrator S&I Systems as well as Avid Technology, where he served a range of key accounts with international and national broadcasters in Thailand, Vietnam, and Singapore.

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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