Newsplayer Group PLC
15 August 2003




For immediate release: 15th August 2003


                              Newsplayer Group plc

                     Appointment of Chief Financial Officer


Newsplayer Group plc ('NPG' or the 'Company') is pleased to announce the
appointment of David Wiseman to the Board of the Company as Chief Financial
Officer, with effect from 1st September 2003.


David William Wiseman, BSc ACA, (aged 48) is a chartered accountant and
financial manager with some 23 years' experience in private and public companies
(both AIM and fully listed firms). Previous experience includes some 10 years in
the media industry working for small and large groups including Kevin Morley
Group, the FKB Group and the Birkdale Group and, more recently, 6 years'
experience in the housebuilding sector including working for Laing Homes and
Furlong Homes.


David Wiseman is currently a director of Millbrook Residents Limited and
Keyaction Management Limited.


Paul Duffen, CEO of NPG commented:


'The appointment of David Wiseman is a welcome and very positive step for
Newsplayer, coming after our recent successful fund raising. I look forward to
David's input on both the strategic future of the Company as well as benefiting
from his sound financial management skills.'


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For further information, please contact:

Paul Duffen, Newsplayer                                      020 7927 6699

Philip Ranger/Nicola Davidson, Merlin Financial              020 7606 1244



Appendix


David Wiseman has been a director of the following companies within the last
five years:


Furlong Homes Group Limited
Furlong Homes Limited


No further information falls to be disclosed under the AIM Rules.








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