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CQ-Roll Call Group Names Karen Gaither to Top Public Relations Role

Washington, D.C. (August 2, 2010) - CQ-Roll Call Inc., the nation's leading provider of news, analysis and information on Congress, announced today that Karen Gaither has been named Senior Manager, Promotions, effective today.

Gaither brings over 15 years of public relations and communications experience to the group. With a proven track record of success positioning key talent to television, radio, and print media, Gaither's responsibilities will include actively promoting the CQ-Roll Call brand and extensive editorial talent as well as leading the group's promotional and community engagement activities.

"Karen's extensive experience in political communications and media relations makes her a perfect fit for this newly created role," said Leilani Brown, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of CQ-Roll Call. "She will be instrumental in promoting CQ-Roll Call's unique position as the premier resource for congressional news and information."

Gaither recently served as the Senior Manager for Media Relations for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business federation. In this capacity, she spearheaded a significant increase in on-air exposure for the Chamber's leadership and policy experts. Prior to that, she served as a producer for C-SPAN Television where she developed programming schedules and closely monitored coverage of congressional hearings and public policy events. Her experience also includes positions at NewsChannel 8 and the Political Newstalk Network.

"I am eager to join CQ-Roll Call Group in this newly created position," Gaither said. "I have a lot of respect for the organization and look forward to promoting its brand, extensive editorial talents and journalistic integrity."

About CQ-Roll Call Group

CQ-Roll Call Group is the leading source of congressional news and insight, legislative tracking, and grassroots mobilization services. With the largest press corps on Capitol Hill, CQ-Roll Call Group provides policy professionals and opinion leaders with the essential information and tools they need to understand and influence Congress. A wholly-owned subsidiary of The Economist Group, CQ-Roll Call Group's award-winning product line includes: Roll Call, CQ Weekly, CQ Today,, CQ StateTrack, Capwiz, Congress At Your Fingertips, and many others. For more information, visit: