BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Dec 18, 2012) - The New America High Income Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: HYB) announced today the following dividends to be paid on the Fund's common stock:

Type   Dividend   Ex-Dividend   Record   Payment
        Date   Date   Date
Special   $0.250   12/27/12   12/31/12   1/31/13
Regular   $0.065   2/12/13   2/14/13   2/28/13

In addition, the Fund announced that it has released updated data for the Fund. The information can be found on the Fund's web site at

The New America High Income Fund, Inc. is a diversified, closed-end management investment company with a leveraged capital structure. The Fund's investment adviser is T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. ("T. Rowe Price"). As of September 30, 2012, T. Rowe Price and its affiliates managed approximately $574.4 billion of assets, including approximately $20.3 billion of "high yield" investments. T. Rowe Price has provided investment advisory services to investment companies since 1937.

Contact Information:

Ellen E. Terry
Vice President
Telephone: 617-263-6400