Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Names Liz Koman Vice President of Advertising Sales for Television Business Segment

May 02, 2005, 01:00 ET from Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

    NEW YORK, May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of an overall effort to
 expand the company's television advertising sales unit, executives at Martha
 Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYSE:   MSO) today named industry veteran Liz Koman to
 the post of Vice President, Advertising Sales.  The announcement was made by
 Heidi Diamond, President of MSLO's Television business segment.
     Ms. Koman, who will report to Ms. Diamond, will be responsible for
 spearheading the sales effort in support of all Martha Stewart Living
 Omnimedia television programs, including the new daytime series, "Martha,"
 launching September 2005, as well as "Everyday Food" on PBS, and "Petkeeping
 with Marc Morrone".  Executive produced by Mark Burnett ("Survivor," "The
 Apprentice") and Martha Stewart, the nationally-syndicated show has been
 cleared by NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution in over 90% of the
     Commenting on Ms. Koman, Ms. Diamond said: "Liz's extensive background in
 syndication and cable ad sales makes her perfectly poised to dive into the
 2005/2006 upfront with great relationships and experience. Her track record
 speaks for itself.  We are thrilled to have her on board."
     Ms. Koman said: "MSLO has incredible media brands with such loyal,
 passionate audiences, which present enormous opportunity. I am so excited to
 be part of the team and look forward to contributing to their success."
     Most recently, Ms. Koman was Senior Vice President, General Sales Manager
 for AMC (American Movie Classics) and WE: Women's Entertainment where she and
 Diamond first worked together.  While at AMC and WE, Ms. Koman oversaw the
 national advertising sales teams for both networks and more than tripled
 revenues in just one year.  Prior to WE and AMC, Ms. Koman was Senior Vice
 President, General Manager for USA Network. She has held senior positions at
 Tribune Entertainment, Eyemark and Group W.  Ms. Koman got her start as a
 research analyst at Nielsen Media Research.
     About Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
     Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE:   MSO) is a leading provider of
 original "how-to" information, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique
 lifestyle content and high-quality products. MSLO is organized into four
 business segments: Publishing, Television, Merchandising, and Internet/Direct
 Commerce. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. is listed on the New York
 Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MSO.
     In addition to the new daytime series "Martha," launching in September
 2005, "Martha Stewart Living" Television Productions produces the Martha
 Stewart Living television program and new original wedding specials airing on
 The Style Network; "Everyday Food," airing on PBS; "Petkeeping with Marc
 Morrone," which airs in weekend syndication; "from Martha's Kitchen"; "from
 Martha's Garden"; and "from Martha's Home," all of which are distributed

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