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Raymond Robinson
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Founder of Duncan's American Radio to Enhance Neighborhood Link's Growth strategy

DENVER, November 11, 1999 - Neighborhood Link (, the Internet-based community network that enables metropolitan-area neighborhood associations to create their own free, interactive Web sites, today announced that Jim Duncan has agreed to join the company’s Board of Directors. The founder of Duncan’s American Radio will bring depth at the board level to support Neighborhood Link’s continuing growth.

“Jim is an outstanding addition to our board,” said Ted Pinkowitz, CEO of Neighborhood Link. “Jim is one of the most respected spokespersons in the radio industry and has worked with several entrepreneurial companies over the years. We are thrilled to be able to tap into his expertise to help us continue to grow Neighborhood Link.”

Duncan currently serves as the Senior Vice President of Media Resources Group, a new company that is being spun off from Clear Channel Communications (CCU). In 1974, Duncan founded Duncan’s American Radio, Inc., a well-respected book publisher of radio data and market information. In 1996, Duncan’s American Radio was acquired by Emmis Communications and Jacor Communications. Jacor has since merged with CCU. Additionally, Duncan has held board positions with the following companies: Emmis Communications, Stoner Broadcast Systems, American Radio Systems and Price Communications. Duncan was also named one of the “50 most influential people in the history of radio” by Radio, Inc. Magazine in 1995.

“I am honored to be named as one of Neighborhood Link’s board members,” said Jim Duncan. “Over the years, I have been a board member of several entrepreneurial companies similar to Neighborhood Link and have been able to help them grow into large corporations. Neighborhood Link has a unique concept to be the resource for civic communication across the United States and nobody else is focusing on this niche right now. My goal is to help Neighborhood Link grow by helping them to better communicate with potential investors in the media industry.”

About Neighborhood Link

Neighborhood Link ( is an Internet-based community network that enables neighborhoods in participating metropolitan areas to create their own free, interactive Web sites. Neighborhood Link, which launched in 1998, becomes fully integrated into communities through partnerships with local governments, neighborhood groups and community organizations, including public schools, libraries, police departments and community newspapers. Denver-based Neighborhood Link currently serves 24 U.S. metropolitan areas - Baltimore, Cincinnati, Colorado Springs, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles/Orange County, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Nashville, New Orleans, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland/Vancouver, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Diego, Tampa and Tucson - and plans to be in more than 30 markets by December 1999. For more information about obtaining free neighborhood Web sites or about becoming a corporate sponsor, call toll-free 1-888-241-0123.

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