June 15, 2001

Belo to present at the Mid-Year Media Review Conference

Dallas, TX -- Belo (NYSE: BLC) will present at the Mid-Year Media Review in New York on Tuesday, June 19, at 4:00 p.m. EDT, providing guidance to the investment community on the Company's business strategies, financial outlook and current operations.

To listen to the live Webcast of Belo's presentation, access www.midyearmediareview.com and click on the Belo presentation.

The Web site has instructions for listening and watching the Webcast, which will be available through Real Audio or Windows Media players. Please allow 15 minutes to access the Web site and complete all the links before the presentation begins. The live Webcast of the presentation will also be accessible from the News Releases page of www.belo.com and will be archived through July 3.

About Belo
Belo is one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market -leading broadcasting, publishing, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with more than 8,500 employees and $1.5 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates news and information franchises in some of America's most dynamic markets and regions, including Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic region. Belo owns 17 television stations (six in the top 17 markets) reaching 13.7 percent of U.S. television households; owns or operates six cable news channels; and manages three television stations through local marketing agreements. Belo publishes four daily newspapers: The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA.) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX.). Belo Interactive's new media businesses include 35 Web sites, several interactive alliances, and a broad range of Internet-based products. For more information, contact Carey Hendrickson, Belo's vice president of investor relations, at 214-977-6626. Additional information, including earnings releases, is available online at www.belo.com.