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InvestorsMarch 18, 2003

Charter Names Michael R. Haislip Senior Vice President of Operations for Great Lakes Division

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ST. LOUIS, Mar 18, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The appointment of Michael R. Haislip to Senior Vice President of Operations for the Great Lakes Division of Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:CHTR) was announced today by Carl Vogel, President and Chief Executive Officer. In this capacity, Mr. Haislip will be based in Madison, Wis., with overall responsibility for all Charter-Great Lakes operations serving some 1.4 million customers in Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

In making the announcement, Mr. Vogel said, "The sweeping changes we're making to our operating structure with the consolidation of field operations into five geographically clustered divisions has attracted top talent like Mike Haislip. Mike has the talent and leadership we need as we move forward with our plan to execute with excellence and focus as we re-energize Charter and align every employee around common goals that focus on the customer. His financial experience and broadband knowledge are vital to our continued success."

Mr. Vogel said Mr. Haislip has more than 26 years experience in the cable industry, most recently as President of Armstrong Cable in Butler, Pa. Previous to this he was President of Star Cable Associates in Pittsburgh, and also served as Vice President of Operations for Enstar Communications. He began his career at Cox Communications in Atlanta where he served in various operations and financial management positions for nearly 10 years.

A 1974 graduate of the University of Tennessee, Mr. Haislip earned a B.S. degree in Management Science Accounting.

Mr. Vogel observed that Mike Haislip's recruitment marks the third senior-level operations person to join Charter in the last month. On March 17, Charter announced the recruitment of Chuck McElroy, formerly President of Cox Business Services, a unit of Cox Communications, Inc., as Senior Vice President of its Southeast Division; and the appointment of Lee Clayton, formerly Managing Director/Executive Vice President of United Pan-Europe Communications, nv (UPC), to Senior Vice President of Operations for the company's Midwest Division was announced in February.

"Investor confidence and employee morale will continue to be revitalized as we execute on the organizational restructuring plan we announced last October with high level appointments like these," Mr. Vogel said.

About Charter Communications

Charter Communications. Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR), a Wired World Company(TM), is the nation's third largest broadband communications company, currently serving approximately 6.7 million customers in 40 states. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services to the home, including cable television on an advanced digital video programming platform, marketed under the Charter Digital Cable(R) brand; and high-speed Internet access via Charter Pipeline(R). Commercial high-speed data, video and Internet solutions are provided under the Charter Business Networks(R) brand. Advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media(R) brand. More information about Charter can be found at

CONTACT: Charter Communications Inc., St. Louis
Media: Andy Morgan, 314/543-2217
Analysts: Mary Jo Moehle, 314/543-2397

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