May 6, 2003

Belo Interactive's best overall site in New England

Dallas, TX -- Belo Interactive announced that the New England Associated Press News Executives Association named as Best Overall Site in New England (newspapers over 40,000 circulation).

Web sites were judged on excellence of content, interactivity, multimedia, design, navigation and community tools. was determined to have maximized the unique abilities of the Web and represented the highest journalistic standards better than any other Web site in New England.

John Granatino, Belo Interactive's Vice President of News and Operations, said, "We are proud that the New England Associated Press News Executives Association recognized the hard work of our site staff in Providence. This recognition reaffirms Belo Interactive's commitment to providing high-quality journalism in the online environment."

Judges in the competition for Best Overall Site in New England noted that offers a "quality layout each day that gives nuggets of news and also allows for easy navigation. Also takes advantage of interactive and is graphics-rich. In short, this is a great site that others would do well to emulate: It has good graphics, editing and engaging writing. It consistently offers the whole package that takes advantage of the new medium."

About Belo Interactive
Belo Interactive, Inc., includes the Web site operations of Belo's television stations and newspapers, interactive alliances and partnerships, and a broad range of Internet-based products and services. Belo is 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). For more information, contact Linda Fisk, Vice President/Marketing of Belo Interactive, at 214-977-4017.