AK Steel Announces First Quarter 2003 Earnings Conference Call Webcast

Middletown, OH, April 22, 2003—AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) announces the following Webcast:

What: AK Steel Corporation's First Quarter 2003 Earnings Conference Call Webcast

When: Friday, April 25, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time

Where: http://www.aksteel.com

How: Live over the Internet.  Log on to the web at the address above.   Select “AK Steel Q1, 2003 Earnings Conference Call” button on the homepage.

The webcast will be archived on the company's web site until May 2, 2003 and will be accessible from the company's home page.  This webcast is copyrighted by AK Steel.  All rights reserved.  Any form of copying, rebroadcast, webcast or other distribution without express written permission is prohibited.

AK Steel produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steel products for automotive, appliance, construction and manufacturing markets, as well as tubular steel products.  Additional information about AK Steel is located on the company's website, aksteel.com.