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The Washington Post Company Accelerates Payment of 2013 Dividends

  The Washington Post Company Accelerates Payment of 2013 Dividends

Business Wire

WASHINGTON -- December 07, 2012

The Board of Directors of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today
announced, consistent with its frequent review of the Company’s dividend
policy, an accelerated cash dividend totaling $9.80 per share of outstanding
common stock. This accelerated dividend is intended by the Board to be in lieu
of regular quarterly dividends that the Company otherwise would have declared
and paid in calendar year 2013. The annual dividend rate per share in 2013 is
unchanged from the rate in 2012. The accelerated dividend will be paid to
stockholders of record as of the close of business on December 17, 2012,
payable on December 27, 2012.

Contact:

The Washington Post Company
Rima Calderon, 202-334-6617
calderonr@washpost.com
 
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