SOURCE: BoardVantage


September 29, 2009 11:08 ET

Fisher Communications Selects BoardVantage

Fisher Communications Streamlines Board Process With Online Surveys; Reduces Workload for the Corporate Secretary's Office

MENLO PARK, CA--(Marketwire - September 29, 2009) - Fisher Communications (NASDAQ: FSCI), a Seattle-based communications and broadcast-media company, has selected BoardVantage to distribute board materials, streamline its board process, and enhance the efficiency of the Corporate Secretarial function.

"BoardVantage lets us securely share board materials electronically," said Christopher Bellavia, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Fisher Communications. "This not only reduces the workload of my office and cuts down on wasteful printing and shipping, but more importantly, it improves the immediacy of the flow of information to our Directors. We also intend to use BoardVantage's toolkit to streamline our board process by managing the surveys and approvals processes."

"With a broad range of operations ranging from infrastructure to broadcast, simply keeping up with the business can present significant challenges to board communications, and place a premium on 24x7 access," said Joe Ruck, president and CEO, BoardVantage. "We are honored to support Fisher with their board portal."

About Fisher Communications

Fisher Communications, Inc. is a Seattle-based communications company that owns and operates 13 full power television stations (including a 50%-owned television station), 7 low power television stations, and 8 radio stations (in addition to 2 radio stations not owned by the Company but for which the Company provides programming or sales services) in the Western United States. The Company also owns and operates Fisher Interactive Network, its online division; Fisher Pathways, a satellite and fiber transmission provider; and Fisher Plaza, a media, telecommunications, and data center facility located near downtown Seattle. For more information about Fisher Communications, Inc., go to

About BoardVantage

BoardVantage is the leading provider of secure board portals, with customers across multiple industries and in all sizes -- including over 20 Fortune 100 companies. BoardVantage provides a secure and user-friendly Web portal for centralizing board documents, processes and communications. It also provides productivity tools for creating and distributing board materials efficiently. BoardVantage is SAS 70 Type II Certified, and meets or exceeds the standards of the most security conscious IT departments, including those of major financial institutions. To learn more, visit

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