Alma Media Corporation        Stock Exchange Release        11 October 2013 at
2:00 p.m. (EEST)


Editor-in-Chief for News, Olli-Pekka Behm (47), has been appointed Executive
Editor-in-Chief of Satakunnan Kansa effective 1 December 2013. Behm has been the
Editor-in-Chief for News at the newspaper since 2006. He has also been
responsible for the development of editorial co-operation at Alma Media for the
past five years.

As Executive Editor-in-Chief, Behm aims to engage in more extensive dialogue
with people living in the region.

- Satakunnan Kansa currently reaches eight out of ten people in its area. This
provides a strong foundation for the continued development of the newspaper and
its online services. We will be listening to our customers and the forthright
people of this region will have the opportunity to contribute to our upcoming
renewal measures. Local content will continue to be our highest priority, Behm

Behm has previously worked as Editor-in-Chief at Hämeen Sanomat in 2001-2006.
Prior to that, he worked at the Finnish news agency STT for some 10 years as an
editor and within various managerial positions. He studied at the Faculty of
Social Sciences of the University of Helsinki, majoring in Political Science.

The current Executive Editor-in-Chief of Satakunnan Kansa, Petri Hakala, has
been appointed Editor-in-Chief of Iltalehti as of the beginning of December

Satakunnan Kansa is part of Alma Media Corporation's Alma Regional Media
business unit, which publishes a total of five regional newspapers. The
newspaper portfolio also includes nearly 30 local and town papers around


Rauno Heinonen
Vice President, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations

For more information, please contact:

Kari Juutilainen, Senior Vice President, Alma Regional Media, tel.
+358 50 435 4159
Olli-Pekka Behm, Editor-in-Chief, Satakunnan Kansa, tel. +358 40 511 5150

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Alma Media is a media company focusing on digital services and publishing. In
addition to news services, the company's products provide useful information
related to lifestyle, career and business development. The services of Alma
Media have expanded from Finland to the Nordic countries, the Baltics and
Central Europe. The company employs approximately 1,900 professionals (excluding
distributors), of whom over 20% work outside Finland. Alma Media's revenue in
2012 totalled approximately MEUR 320. Alma Media's share is listed on NASDAQ OMX
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