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Colleen Brown to Deliver Keynote Address at BIA/Kelsey's Digital Strategies for Broadcasting Conference on May 18

SEATTLE, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/27/10 -- Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), a leader in local media innovation, today announced that Colleen B. Brown, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, will deliver a keynote address at the BIA/Kelsey Digital Strategies for Broadcasting 2010 Conference.

The conference, which focuses on opportunities for transforming the traditional media business, will be held May 17-19, 2010 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Ms. Brown's keynote address is scheduled for Tuesday, May 18 at 9:30 am. In her remarks, she will discuss how Fisher has embraced the changing landscape and built a digital portfolio that has enabled the Company to successfully diversify beyond its traditional broadcast business.

"The proliferation of mobile technology is redefining the media industry by creating new opportunities for local broadcasters to better serve their communities through more personalized content, greater neighborhood involvement and enhanced advertising solutions for local businesses," said Ms. Brown. "The power of traditional broadcast remains unsurpassed and we must leverage these inherent strengths as we expand our digital portfolios and look to capitalize on the opportunities that lie ahead for our industry."

"We have assembled an extraordinary lineup of speakers for Digital Strategies for Broadcasting 2010, where we will focus on the new platforms broadcasters need to devise and implement to expand their revenues this year and beyond," said Rick Ducey, chief strategy officer, BIA/Kelsey, and conference chairman. "We are fortunate to have Colleen among our roster of speakers, and we look forward to her contribution to this event."

About Digital Strategies for Broadcasting 2010
Digital Strategies for Broadcasting 2010 is BIA/Kelsey's annual conference focused on the latest developments and trends for enhancing the traditional media business and creating the progressive change television and radio companies must make to ensure long-term success. The conference program will focus on the theme, "New Platforms, New Revenues."

Sessions will examine the full array of digital services such as Web sites, mobile apps, HD, 3D retrans and new electronics that are transforming the industry, and how broadcasters can best leverage them to earn hundreds of millions of dollars. DSB2010 is tailored to the needs of the local broadcaster community and will feature cutting-edge analysis and presentations from top broadcast executives and thought leaders. For more information, visit www.kelseygroup.com/dsb2010.

About Fisher Communications, Inc.
Fisher Communications, Inc. is a Seattle-based communications Company that owns and operates 13 full power television stations, 7 low power television stations, and 8 radio stations in the western United States. The Company also owns and operates Fisher Interactive Network, its online division (including over 125 online sites); 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 www.fsci.com.

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