Jewish Television Network (JTN) Gala Dinner To Honor Paxson Communications' CEO Jeff Sagansky As 1999 Vision Award Recipient

Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES


LOS ANGELES, Oct.14, 1999 (PRIMEZONE) -


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   Who/What:   Jewish Television Network's (JTN) Annual
               1999 Vision Awards celebration honoring Jeff
               Sagansky, president and chief executive officer
               of Paxson Communications Corporation.
               Mr.Sagansky, who is a member of JTN's Board of
               Directors, is being recognized for his
               significant contribution in the use of
               television to promote intergroup harmony and
               positive Jewish identity.

               Mr. Sagansky most recently served as
               co-president of Sony Pictures Entertainment
               where he was responsible for Sony
               Entertainment's worldwide television operations
               and strategic planning functions. While in this
               capacity, he spearheaded the acquisition of
               Telemundo, the premier television network in
               America. Prior to that, Mr. Sagansky served as
               executive vice president of Sony Corporation of
               America.

               Dinner co-chairs for the Vision Award Event
               include: Peter Chernin, president and COO, Fox
               News Corporation; Kerry McCluggage, chairman,
               Paramount; Leslie Moonves, president and CEO of
               CBS; Lowell Paxson, chairman, Paxson
               Communications; Bruce Ramer, partner, Gang,
               Tyre, Ramer & Brown; and Nancy Josephson
               Sanitsky, agent, ICM.

               The Jewish Television Network (JTN) is a
               nonprofit organization that is the Jewish
               community's only national television 
               network. All of the network's programming 
               reflects the richness and diversity of Jewish
               traditions and experience. JTN produces 
               and airs award-winning children's shows, news,
               as well as arts and entertainment programs.
               New Jewish Cuisine features award winning chef,
               Jeff Nathan.

   Where:      The Regent Beverly Wilshire
               9500 Wilshire Blvd. (Between Rodeo Drive and
               El Camino Drive)
               Beverly Hills, CA 90212
               (310) 275-5200

   When:       8 p.m. -  Friday, October 15, 1999

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   CONTACT:    Curt Flood, Jr.
               Sitrick And Company
               (310) 788-2850