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Washington Post Company (The) (WPO)

3/24/2006 Proxy Information

Mr. Simmons had been President and Chief Operating Officer of The Washington Post Company from 1982 until his retirement in June 1991. From 1989 to 1996, Mr. Simmons served as President of International Herald Tribune, S.A., a French publishing company then owned jointly by The Washington Post Company and The New York Times Company.

Effective September 2005, the Company renewed for one year a contract with Mrs. Elizabeth Weymouth, the daughter of the late Mrs. Katharine Graham and the sister of Mr. Donald E. Graham, under which she contributes articles to The Washington Post newspaper and is to be compensated at the rate of $25,000 annually. In addition, Mrs. Weymouth is employed full-time as a Senior Editor at Newsweek magazine and she received $177,314 in compensation in 2005.

Effective January 1, 2005, Katharine Weymouth, the granddaughter of the late Mrs. Katharine Graham, the daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Weymouth and the niece of Mr. Donald Graham, was appointed Vice President-Advertising of The Washington Post newspaper. In 2005, Ms. Weymouth was paid $195,000 in base salary and she received a bonus of $170,559 based on the achievement of preestablished performance goals. She has been awarded 75 shares of restricted stock from the 2003-2006 Award Cycle and 100 shares of restricted stock and 1,000 Performance Units from the 2005-2008 Award Cycle.

3/25/2005 Proxy Information

Mr. George J. Gillespie has since 1963 been a partner in Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, which is one of several law firms retained by the Company in 2003 and 2004 and which it proposes to retain in 2005.

Mr. Richard D. Simmons had been President and Chief Operating Officer of The Washington Post Company from 1982 until his retirement in June 1991.

Effective September 2004, the Company renewed for one year a contract with Mrs. Elizabeth Weymouth, the daughter of the late Mrs. Katharine Graham and the sister of Mr. Donald E. Graham, under which she contributes articles to The Washington Post newspaper and is to be compensated at the rate of $25,000 annually. In addition, Mrs. Weymouth is employed full-time as a Senior Editor at Newsweek magazine with an annualized base compensation of $170,000.

Effective January 1, 2005, Katharine Weymouth, the granddaughter of the late Mrs. Katharine Graham, the daughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Weymouth and the niece of Mr. Donald Graham, was appointed Vice President-Advertising of The Washington Post newspaper. Ms. Weymouth has an annual base salary of $195,000 and a bonus potential of 40% of base salary based on the achievement of pre-established goals in 2005. In 2004, Katharine Weymouth held the position of Director of Advertising Sales of The Washington Post newspaper and she received a salary of $155,074 and earned a bonus of $88,642. She has been awarded 75 shares of restricted stock from the 2003-2006 Award Cycle and 100 shares of restricted stock from the 2005-2008 Award Cycle.

3/26/2004 Proxy Information

Effective September 2003, the Company renewed for one year a contract with Mrs. Elizabeth Weymouth, the daughter of the late Mrs. Katharine Graham and the sister of Mr. Donald E. Graham, under which she contributes articles to The Washington Post newspaper and is to be compensated at the rate of $25,000 annually. In addition, Mrs. Weymouth is employed full-time as a Senior Editor at Newsweek magazine with an annualized base compensation of $170,000.

3/28/2003 Proxy Information

Effective September 2002, the Company renewed for one year a contract with Mrs. Elizabeth Weymouth, the daughter of the late Mrs. Katharine Graham and the sister of Mr. Donald Graham, under which she contributes articles to The Washington Post newspaper and is to be compensated at the rate of $25,000 annually. In addition, Mrs. Weymouth is employed full-time as a Senior Editor at Newsweek magazine with an annualized compensation of $170,000.