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Dec. 07, 2012The Washington Post Company Accelerates Payment of 2013 Dividends
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 7, 2012-- The Board of Directors of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today announced, consistent with its frequent review of the Company’s dividend policy, an accelerated cash dividend totaling $9.80 per share of outstanding common stock. This accelerated dividend is intended by the Board to be in lieu of regular quarterly dividends that the Company otherwise would have declared and paid in calendar year 2013.... 
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Nov. 26, 2012The Washington Post Company to Webcast Presentation at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 26, 2012-- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) will webcast its presentation at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference on Monday, December 3, 2012, at 1:30 pm (EST). The live audio webcast with slides will be accessible via a link on the Company’s website, www.washpostco.com. A transcript of the presentation will also be posted in the Investor Relations section of the website. ... 
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Nov. 02, 2012The Washington Post Company Reports Third Quarter Earnings
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2012-- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today reported net income attributable to common shares of $93.8 million ($12.64 per share) for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012, compared to a net loss attributable to common shares of $6.2 million ($0.82 loss per share) for the third quarter of last year. However, net income includes $49.1 million ($6.61 per share) in income from discontinued operations an... 
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Oct. 01, 2012The Washington Post Company To Acquire Majority Interest in Celtic Healthcare, Inc.
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2012-- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today announced it has agreed to acquire a majority interest in Celtic Healthcare, Inc., a leading provider of skilled home healthcare and hospice services in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic regions. Arnie Burchianti, Celtic’s founder and CEO, will continue to run the business as CEO and co-owner. The purchase price was not disclosed. Donald E. Graham... 
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Sep. 13, 2012Dave Goldberg Elected a Director of The Washington Post Company
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 13, 2012-- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) announced today that Dave Goldberg has been elected to the Board of Directors. His election increases the Company’s board to 11 members. Goldberg is chief executive officer of SurveyMonkey, which he joined in April 2009. He has been a successful entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and technology and music industry executive, and has run—and successfully ... 
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Sep. 13, 2012The Washington Post Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 13, 2012-- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $2.45 per share, payable on November 2, 2012, to shareholders of record on October 22, 2012. Source: The Washington Post Company The Washington Post Company Rima Calderon, 202-334-6617 calderonr@washpost.com ... 
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Aug. 03, 2012The Washington Post Company Reports Second Quarter Earnings
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2012-- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today reported net income attributable to common shares of $51.8 million ($6.84 per share) for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012, compared to $45.6 million ($5.74 per share) for the second quarter of last year. Net income includes $17.8 million ($2.36 per share) in income from discontinued operations and $2.0 million ($0.26 per share) in losses from discontinued ... 
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Jul. 31, 2012The Washington Post Company Divests Avenue100 Media Solutions
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 31, 2012-- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) announced today that the Company has divested its interest in Avenue100 Media Solutions to a management group. Avenue100 Media Solutions will continue operations under the leadership of its current CEO, Robert Carbonaro. Source: The Washington Post Company The Washington Post Company Rima Calderon, 202-334-6617 calderonr@washpost.com ... 
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Jun. 07, 2012The Washington Post Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 7, 2012-- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $2.45 per share, payable on August 3, 2012, to shareholders of record on July 23, 2012. Source: The Washington Post Company The Washington Post Company Rima Calderon, 202-334-6617 calderonr@washpost.com ... 
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May. 31, 2012David Dadisman, General Manager of The Daily Herald Company, Named Publisher of The Daily Herald
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 31, 2012-- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today announced that David Dadisman has been named publisher of The Daily Herald. He remains general manager of The Daily Herald Company, a position he has held since January 2010. The Daily Herald Company is a unit of The Washington Post Company’s newspaper publishing division. Dadisman replaces Allen Funk, who recently retired from the paper. “With t... 
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May. 08, 2012Alan Frank, President and CEO of Post–Newsweek Stations, To Retire at Yearend; Emily L. Barr Named to Succeed Frank
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 8, 2012-- Alan Frank, president and chief executive officer of Post–Newsweek Stations, the television broadcasting division of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO), has announced that he will retire from that position at the end of 2012. Emily L. Barr has been named to succeed Frank. She will join Post–Newsweek Stations in July. Donald E. Graham, chairman and chief executive officer of The Washington ... 
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May. 04, 2012The Washington Post Company Reports First Quarter Earnings
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 4, 2012-- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today reported net income attributable to common shares of $31.0 million ($4.07 per share) for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012, compared to $15.2 million ($1.87 per share) for the first quarter of last year. Net income includes $20.2 million ($2.70 per share) in income from discontinued operations and $2.8 million ($0.34 per share) in losses from discontinued o... 
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Mar. 05, 2012The Washington Post Company’s WaPo Labs Hires Rob Malda as Chief Strategist and Editor-at-Large
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 5, 2012-- WaPo Labs, a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO), today announced that it has named Rob Malda as Chief Strategist and Editor-at-Large. Malda, or CmdrTaco as he is better known to the tech community, is the founder of the well-known technology news site Slashdot, where he served in a variety of leadership roles during his 14-year tenure. He will report to Vijay Ravindran, the Post Company’s... 
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Feb. 24, 2012The Washington Post Company Reports 2011 and Fourth Quarter Earnings
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2012-- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today reported net income attributable to common shares of $116.2 million ($14.70 per share) for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, compared to net income attributable to common shares of $277.2 million ($31.04 per share) for the fiscal year ended January 2, 2011. Net income includes $4.2 million ($0.53 per share) and $42.1 million ($4.71 per share) in losses f... 
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Feb. 23, 2012The Washington Post Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 23, 2012-- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $2.45 per share, payable on May 4, 2012, to shareholders of record on April 23, 2012. Source: The Washington Post Company The Washington Post Company Rima Calderon, 202-334-6617 calderonr@washpost.com ... 
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Jan. 20, 2012The Washington Post Company Announces New CEO and New Ventures at Foreign Policy Magazine
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 20, 2012-- The Washington Post Company today announced that Foreign Policy Magazine will become the centerpiece of an operating unit called The FP Group. The FP Group will incorporate the award-winning magazine, its highly successful web venture, ForeignPolicy.com, and planned new businesses in the areas of live events, education, books and research services. The unit will be headed by David Rothkopf, ... 
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Jan. 19, 2012The Washington Post Company Declares Increased Quarterly Dividend
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 19, 2012-- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) said today that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in the annual dividend rate on the Company’s common stock, from $9.40 to $9.80 per share. The dividend for the first quarter of 2012, $2.45 per share, is payable on February 10, 2012, to shareholders of record on January 30, 2012. Source: The Washington Post Company The Washing... 
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