TCW Strategic Income Fund Announces 4th Quarter Distribution

December 19, 2014

LOS ANGELES – December 19, 2014 – TCW Strategic Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TSI) today announced a quarterly distribution of $0.0433 per share payable to shareholders of record on December 31, 2014.  The payable date will be January 9, 2015.

Including the fourth quarter distribution, the Fund has declared a total dividend of $0.253 per share, or a 4.26% dividend yield for the full year, based on the Fund’s average net asset value (NAV) for 2014.

The distribution is based on a policy that was approved by the Board of Directors in December 2013 which was to pay quarterly distributions out of the Fund’s accumulated net investment income and/or other sources.  The Directors will regularly monitor conditions and circumstances relating to the quarterly distribution of dividends and make such changes as they, in consultation with the Fund’s portfolio managers, deem appropriate. Distribution policies are a matter of Board discretion and may be modified or terminated at any time without prior notice.

TSI is a closed-end fund listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The Fund began operations in March 1987 and currently has net assets of approximately $285.2 million.

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Various matters discussed in this news release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Actual results and the timing of certain events could differ materially from those projected or contemplated by these forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including general economic conditions, overall availability of certain types of securities for investment by the Fund, the level of volatility in the securities markets and in the share price of the Fund, and other risk factors outlined in the Fund’s SEC Filings.