ment, news and information dissemination systems, overall advertising
revenues, the relative efficiency of publishing and broadcasting compared to
other forms of advertising and, particularly in the case of television
broadcasting and cable operations, the extent and nature of government
The executive officers of the Company, each of whom is elected for a
one-year term at the meeting of the Board of Directors immediately following
the Annual Meeting of Stockholders held in May of each year, are as follows:
Donald E. Graham, age 48, has been Chairman of the Board of the Company
since September 1993 and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since May 1991.
Mr. Graham served as President of the Company from May 1991 until September
1993 and prior to that had been a Vice President of the Company for more than
five years. Mr. Graham also is Publisher of The Washington Post, having
occupied that position since 1979.
Alan G. Spoon, age 42, is President and Chief Operating Officer of the
Company. Mr. Spoon served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating
Officer of the Company from May 1991 until September 1993 and had previously
been a Vice President of the Company since July 1987. Mr. Spoon also served as
the Company's Vice President-Finance from July 1987 until November 1989, and as
President of Newsweek, Inc. from September 1989 until May 1991.
Katharine Graham, age 76, is Chairman of the Executive Committee of the
Company's Board of Directors. Mrs. Graham previously served as Chairman of the
Board of the Company from 1973 until September 1993 and as the Company's Chief
Executive Officer from 1973 until May 1991.
Martin Cohen, age 62, is a Vice President of the Company; from 1975 to
July 1987 he served as Vice President-Finance and Treasurer of the Company.
Diana M. Daniels, age 44, has been Vice President and General Counsel of
the Company since November 1988 and Secretary of the Company since September
1991. Ms. Daniels served as General Counsel of the Company from January 1988
to November 1988 and prior to that had been Vice President and General Counsel
of Newsweek, Inc. since 1979.
Beverly R. Keil, age 47, has been Vice President-Human Resources of the
Company since 1986; from 1982 through 1985 she was the Company's Director of
John B. Morse, Jr., age 47, has been Vice President-Finance of the Company
since November 1989. He joined the Company as Vice President and Controller in
July 1989, and prior to that had been a partner of Price Waterhouse for more
than five years.
G. William Ryan, age 53, is a Vice President of the Company and since
March 1988 has been President of Post-Newsweek Stations, Inc.
Richard M. Smith, age 48, is a Vice President of the Company; he has
served as Editor-in-Chief of Newsweek since 1984 and in May 1991 also became
President of Newsweek, Inc.
Howard E. Wall, age 64, has been a Vice President of the Company since
1982; he served as President of the Company's Cable Television Division from
1986 until January 1993 when he became Chairman of that Division.