Liberty Livewire Corporation Founder and Chief Executive Officer Beddow Resigns

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from Liberty Livewire Corporation

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Livewire
 Corporation (Nasdaq:   LWIRA) announced today that David P. Beddow, the
 Company's Chief Executive Officer and a member of its Board of Directors, has
 resigned from those positions, effective immediately.  Mr. Beddow plans to
 pursue other opportunities outside the Company.  Robert T. Walston, the
 Company's President and Chief Operating Officer, will continue to serve in
 that capacity, while assuming Mr. Beddow's duties on an interim basis until
 such time as a successor is named.
     William R. Fitzgerald, Liberty Livewire's Chairman said, "David served an
 important role in the formation of Liberty Livewire and we wish him well in
 his new endeavors."
 
     About Liberty Livewire Corporation
     Liberty Livewire Corporation provides a wide range of traditional audio
 and video post-production, transmission, library services, Internet hosting,
 and audio/video distribution services via satellite and fiber to worldwide
 clients in the feature film, television and advertising industries.  The
 company also provides interactive television service under the brand name
 HyperTV(R) with Livewire.  The company has locations in Los Angeles, New York,
 Atlanta, London, San Francisco, Singapore, and Barcelona.  Liberty Livewire is
 a majority owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Group, which holds interests in a
 broad range of video programming, communications, technology and Internet
 businesses in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia.
 
     For further information please contact Sandra C. Mays, Vice President of
 Liberty Livewire Corporation, 310-434-7000, or fax, 310-434-7001.
 
 

SOURCE Liberty Livewire Corporation
    SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Livewire
 Corporation (Nasdaq:   LWIRA) announced today that David P. Beddow, the
 Company's Chief Executive Officer and a member of its Board of Directors, has
 resigned from those positions, effective immediately.  Mr. Beddow plans to
 pursue other opportunities outside the Company.  Robert T. Walston, the
 Company's President and Chief Operating Officer, will continue to serve in
 that capacity, while assuming Mr. Beddow's duties on an interim basis until
 such time as a successor is named.
     William R. Fitzgerald, Liberty Livewire's Chairman said, "David served an
 important role in the formation of Liberty Livewire and we wish him well in
 his new endeavors."
 
     About Liberty Livewire Corporation
     Liberty Livewire Corporation provides a wide range of traditional audio
 and video post-production, transmission, library services, Internet hosting,
 and audio/video distribution services via satellite and fiber to worldwide
 clients in the feature film, television and advertising industries.  The
 company also provides interactive television service under the brand name
 HyperTV(R) with Livewire.  The company has locations in Los Angeles, New York,
 Atlanta, London, San Francisco, Singapore, and Barcelona.  Liberty Livewire is
 a majority owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Group, which holds interests in a
 broad range of video programming, communications, technology and Internet
 businesses in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia.
 
     For further information please contact Sandra C. Mays, Vice President of
 Liberty Livewire Corporation, 310-434-7000, or fax, 310-434-7001.
 
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