December 18, 2002

Miller named Executive Vice President of The Dallas Morning News

Dallas,TX --The Dallas Morning News announced that Evelyn H. Miller has been named executive vice president/Finance, IT and Administration effective immediately. Miller will report to James M. Moroney III, publisher and chief executive officer of the newspaper.

"Evelyn is an experienced financial leader whose background will add important strengths to our management team," Moroney said. "She will play a vital role as we continue to pursue forward-looking strategies for selling, marketing and operating one of the most distinguished newspapers in America."

Miller, 45, brings more than 20 years of finance and accounting experience to The Dallas Morning News. She was most recently senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of BancTec, Inc. from 2000 to 2001. In this role, she was responsible for accounting, finance and legal functions for the Irving, TX-based global systems integration and services company.

From 1995 to 1999, Miller held senior management positions at Carrollton, TX-based CellStar Corporation, including senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer; and vice president and corporate controller.
She previously held management posts at Ryder System, Inc./Aviall, Inc.; Dallas Market Center; and KPMG LLP.
Miller graduated from the University of Houston with a bachelor's degree in business administration and accounting.

About The Dallas Morning News
The Dallas Morning News is one of the 10 largest metropolitan newspapers in the United States, based on average circulation. The Dallas Morning News, L.P. is a subsidiary of Belo, one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with approximately 7,800 employees and $1.4 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 19 television stations (six in the top 16 markets) reaching 13.9 percent of U.S. television households; owns or operates six cable news channels; and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. 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 34 Web sites, several interactive alliances, and a broad range of Internet-based products. Additional information, including earnings releases, is available online at www.belo.com. For more information, contact Scott Baradell, vice president/corporate communications, at 214-977-2067.