Ascent Media Strengthens Global Operations Leadership With Two Key Additions

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					Ascent Media Strengthens Global Operations
Leadership With Two Key Additions
David Walters Joins Ascent Media Group as SVP Global Technical Operations and Eric Denna Joins as
SVP Global Process Design

May 04, 2010 07:10 AM Eastern Daylight Time  

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Ascent Media Group, LLC (Ascent Media) today
announced it has appointed David Walters to Senior Vice President of Global Technical Operations and
Infrastructure, and Eric Denna to Senior Vice President of Global Process Design. Walters and Denna will be based
at Ascent’s Santa Monica offices and report directly to Douglas Parrish, EVP Operations.

Walters will be responsible for architecture and deployment of global infrastructure, specifically focusing on
networks, content storage, and enterprise computing. Along with his team, Walters will ensure Ascent Media’s
infrastructure properly supports the diverse needs of its businesses and operates with the highest availability and
reliability, while maintaining optimal cost and reducing the overall use of resources.

Denna will lead Ascent Media’s Global Process Design team and help further streamline and simplify media service
delivery by defining and implementing successful business processes, production workflows, and system tools that
will allow the company to operate more cost-efficiently, at scale, and at an even-higher level of quality.

“The addition of David and Eric to our team greatly strengthens our global operations leadership,” said Douglas
Parrish, EVP Operations of Ascent Media Group. “The combination of their expertise in information technology and
business processes will be invaluable in implementing cost-efficient programs that will help further strengthen our
global reach while reinforcing our commitment to best address our customers’ growing needs worldwide.” 

Most recently, Walters served as Vice President of Technical Operations at Walt Disney Company’s Internet
division where he was in charge of the engineering, building and ongoing management of hosting environments for
Disney’s Internet services; ABC, ESPN, Online Parks and Resorts, and other Disney online branded products.
Walters also worked with Microsoft in London, UK, and Redmond, WA, holding a variety of roles in product
development, systems engineering and management. He was part of the early product development efforts for
Microsoft’s Enterprise BackOffice Suite, and joined the MSN Product Development organization close to the
inception of the commercial Internet.

Prior to Ascent Media, Denna worked with Ernst & Young, Price Waterhouse, and Coopers & Lybrand. He also
served as Chief Information Officer for Times Mirror Corporation, for Brigham Young University, and for The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He was associate professor of information systems at BYU’s Marriott
School of Management. Denna, who has written five books and several scholarly and professional articles on the
strategic use of information technology, holds a PhD in Information Systems from Michigan State University and a
master’s degree in information systems from BYU.

About Ascent Media Group

Santa Monica, California-based Ascent Media Group, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ascent Media
Corporation (NASDAQ: ASCMA). With more than 40 facilities worldwide, Ascent Media Group is a leading
provider of fully integrated, end-to-end services for the global digital media supply chain. Guided by our
entrepreneurial culture, we blend breakthrough creative with emerging technologies to deliver some of the most
advanced and innovative media solutions to help film and television studios, independent producers, broadcast
networks, cable channels, advertising agencies and other companies make, manage, move and monetize their digital
media.
Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this press release may constitute “forward -looking statements” within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and
unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors that could cause the actual results, performance or
achievements of Ascent Media Corporation and its subsidiaries or industry results, to differ materially from
any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking
statements.Such risks, uncertainties and other factors include, among others: the risks and factors described
in the statements and reports of Ascent Media Corporation filed or furnished with the Securities and
Exchange Commission (and publicly available at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website,
www.sec.gov); general economic and business conditions and industry trends; spending on television
advertising, first-run content libraries and existing content libraries; the regulatory and competitive
environment of the industries in which Ascent Media Corporation operates; rapid technological changes;
future financial performance, including availability, terms and deployment of capital; changes in, or failure
to comply with, government regulations, including, without limitation, regulations of the Federal
Communications Commission, and adverse outcomes from regulatory proceedings; and competitor
responses to Ascent Media Corporation’s products and services, and the overall market acceptance of such
products and services, including acceptance of the pricing of such products and services.These forward-
looking statements speak only as of the date of this Release.Ascent Media Corporation expressly disclaims
any obligation or undertaking to disseminate any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement
contained herein to reflect any change in Ascent Media Corporation’s expectations with regard thereto or
any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

Contacts
Ascent Media Group, LLC
Gail Laguna, 818-260-6229
glaguna@ascentmedia.com

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