AOL Names Jonathan Dube SVP/General Manager, News & Information Group

New York, NY – October 28, 2010 – AOL Inc. announced today that Jonathan Dube will join the company as Senior Vice President and General Manager, AOL News & Information. He will lead the organization's News content division, which includes the AOL News, Tech, Finance & Sports groups. Dube was most recently Vice President of ABCNews.com, where he was responsible for strategic planning, business strategy, editorial content and production. He has served twice as President of the Online News Association and currently serves on ONA's Board of Directors. Dube will be based at AOL's headquarters in New York and report to David Eun, President of AOL Media & Studios.

"Equal parts journalist and business strategist, Jonathan is adept at building online content partnerships and creating exceptional user experiences," said Eun. "I am delighted that he will be taking over the management of our news teams as we continue to innovate and create original content at scale for our users."

"At the heart of my passion for journalism is my long-time interest in how technology is transforming the media," said Dube. "I believe AOL is better positioned than any other company today to marry innovative technology with high-quality original journalism in a way that creates the best online experience imaginable."

Prior to his role at ABCNews.com, Dube served as the senior digital media executive for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's news division and as Managing Producer at MSNBC.com. He has written for publications ranging from The New York Times to the Columbia Journalism Review and has won numerous awards for his work in new media.

Dube has a master's degree in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is a graduate of Wesleyan University.

About AOL
AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL's business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. AOL is focused on attracting and engaging consumers and providing valuable online advertising services on both AOL's owned and operated properties and third-party websites. In addition, AOL operates one of the largest Internet subscription access services in the United States, which serves as a valuable distribution channel for AOL's consumer offerings.

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