March 26, 2003
KING 5 TV honored with two Gracie Awards
Seattle,WA -- KING 5 TV is proud to announce that it has been honored with two Gracie Allen Awards given by the American Women in Radio & Television (AWRT). Award winners will be honored at a luncheon on June 25, 2003 at the New York Hilton Hotel. The KING 5 recipients are as follows:
Local Markets 1-25, Sports Category: "Playing Like a Pro," Joan Kinsey, Mimi Gan, Tom Voelk, Eric Riddle, an Evening Magazine segment on the Mariner's Fantasy Camp
Local Markets 1-25, Public Affairs Category: "Who Will Teach Our Children?" Mimi Gan, Brenda Louie Miyake, Margaret Larson, Mike Cate, a one hour documentary exploring the teacher shortage and retention problems in Washington state
The Gracies were established in 1975 to honor radio, television, cable and new media programming created by women, for women and about women in entertainment, news, drama, documentaries and features that are creative and realistic in their recognition and treatment of the roles, issues and concerns of women.
About KING 5 TV
KING 5 TV is a subsidiary of Belo Corp., 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 13.7 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.