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A.F. Associates Promotes Pat Frangione & Terry Carolan

East and West Coast Managers Promoted (August 18, 2004)

Pat Frangione has been promoted to Director, East Coast Operations, and Terry Carolan to Director, West Coast Operations at A.F. Associates, Inc. (AFA), it was announced today by Rickey Bonstein, AFAs Senior Vice President, Operations. AFA, a unit of Ascent Media Network Services (AMNS), significantly expanded its capabilities earlier this year with the acquisition of the former Sony Systems Integration Center (SIC), and recently moved its west coast contingent into a new, 35,000 sq ft. building in San Jose, CA.

Frangione joined AFA in 1989. As Assistant Manager, Systems Fabrication, he took charge of quality control, and was subsequently promoted to Manager, Systems Fabrication. In this role, Frangione was responsible for AFAs industry-leading wiring shop and related operations.

Prior to the merger with AFA, Carolan served as SICs Implementation Department Manager, responsible for all processes associated with manufacturing and installation. He joined SIC in 1993 as a lead installer.

?Both Terry and Pat bring a level of organization and creativity that significantly contributes to the high quality of our installation services, said Bonstein, who was himself recently promoted from Vice President to Senior Vice President, AFA Operations. ?Their extensive experience and professionalism will enable us to most effectively adjust to further increases anticipated in project volume and staff."

About A.F. Associates
A.F. Associates (AFA) is an Ascent Media Network Services company. Known for Engineering the Future of Television, AFA provides engineering consultation and turnkey systems solutions for the broadcast, cable, entertainment, satellite, telecommunications, production/post production and corporate video industries. Turnkey systems integration services include: project management, engineering, documentation, detailed design, equipment procurement, pre-wiring, installation, and commissioning. AFA maintains headquarters in Northvale, NJ, a full operations facility in San Jose, CA, and an office in Tampa, FL. For further information, visit

About Ascent Media Network Services
Ascent Media Network Services (AMNS) specializes in network origination, video distribution and post-production services, with facilities in Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Stamford, CT; Northvale, NJ; Palm Bay, FL; Minneapolis, MN; London, and Singapore. Channel origination, master control, transmission and creative services are among the many offerings utilized by the major broadcast and cable networks as well as other content providers. In addition, the group provides a full array of systems engineering and technical services for broadcast, cable, satellite, and corporate clients. AMNS is part of Santa Monica, CA-based Ascent Media Group, which provides a wide range of services to the media entertainment industry. For further information, visit


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