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August 15-31, 2004 Edition GENERAL NEWS Former S&S Audio

Head Opens Own

Publishing Company

NEW YORK, NY/08/03/04—Gilles Dana, former president and publisher of Simon & Schuster Audio, has formed the new publishing company Gildan Media. The company will specialize in personal development and language-instruction programs distributed on CD. The company also plans to launch a software unit, and eventually a book division.

Dana will launch his audio unit in January with Stephen R. Covey among his first authors. Tom Spain, formerly an editorial director and associate publisher at Simon &Schuster, has joined Dana as head of the Gildan Audio unit. Gildan titles will be distributed by Time Warner AudioBooks, which also will handle back office operations.

OverTime Magazine

Launches Online

Version of Publication

Atlanta, GA and Boston, MA/08/11/04—OverTime Magazine, Inc. has announced the launch of OverTime Magazine’s (OT) online presence. OT, a new business and lifestyle magazine for professional athletes and sports industry insiders, which launched with a controlled circulation of professional athletes, team owners, executives and industry insiders in July 2004, has made select content available at www.ot- Professional athletes and qualified sports industry executives can register online to gain full access to the site, while a sampling of the magazine can be viewed by marketing brands or corporations interested in doing business with, or learning more about, professional athletes.

OT has unprecedented business/lifestyle focus, focusing on how professional athletes live on and off the field and observing some of the most relevant and controversial topics that affect professional sports. Editorial Director Stacy Small calls it “service- oriented and educational, but with a lifestyle twist.” On the page, and now online, this will translate to a wide range of stories – everything from entrepreneur profiles and investment advice to fashion spreads and travel stories.

OT’s publishing and editorial staff boasts a seasoned line-up, including NFL veteran and OT Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Ryan McNeil; former NBA player and OT Co-publisher, Charles Smith; former Editor-in- Chief of Inc. magazine, George Gendron; former Robb Report Publisher, Rick Sedler; former Elite Traveler Editorial Director, Stacy Small; and award winning art director Russ Rocknak. OT is published quarterly in partnership with Boston-based RMS Media Group, Inc.

About OT Magazine

OT Magazine is the leading business and lifestyle magazine for professional athletes and sports industry insiders. Published quarterly, the publication is distributed exclusively to professional athlete-past and present-and to executives in the sports industry. For more information about OT, including editorial and advertising information, visit www.ot- or call 1-866-536-4600. Website:

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