SOURCE: The New America High Income Fund, Inc.

March 02, 2009 08:00 ET

The New America High Income Fund, Inc. Declares Dividend

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2009) - The New America High Income Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: HYB) announced today that it will pay a dividend of $.065 per share on the company's common stock on March 31, 2009 to common shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 17, 2009. The ex-dividend date will be March 13th.

The New America High Income Fund, Inc. is a diversified, closed-end management investment company with a leveraged capital structure. The Fund's investment adviser is T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. ("T. Rowe Price"). As of September 30, 2008 T. Rowe Price and its affiliates managed approximately $345 billion of assets, including approximately $10.4 billion of "high yield" investments. T. Rowe Price has provided investment advisory services to investment companies since 1937.

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