June 17, 2003

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 at the McGraw-Hill Building on Tuesday, June 24, at 9:00 a.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, go to www.midyearmediareview.com and click on the Belo presentation. The Web site has instructions for listening to the Webcast, which will be available through Real Audio or Windows Media players. Please allow 10 minutes to access the Web site and complete all the links before the presentation begins. The Webcast will also be available live through www.belo.com/invest. Following the presentation, the Webcast and slides will be available on the company Web site.

About Belo
Belo Corp. 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 nine 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. For more information, contact Carey Hendrickson, VP Investor Relations, at 214-977-6606. Additional information, including earnings releases, is available online at www.belo.com.