July 1, 2003

KTVB awarded Emmy for Best Daily News

Boise,ID -- KTVB Idaho's NewsChannel 7 was awarded a pair of Emmy's for excellence by the Seattle-Northwest Regional Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences during the 40th Annual Northwest regional Emmy Awards presented on June 21, 2003 at the Bagley Wright Theater in Seattle, Washington.

Idaho's NewsChannel 7 was honored with "Best Daily News" in market size 80+. . .
a general excellence award for KTVB and its Newscasts.
Idaho's First Television station, is the First television station in Idaho to be awarded the honored Emmy in that category, and the only station in the state to win any Emmys in this year's contest. Celebrating 50 years of Broadcasting, Channel 7 is proud to be
Idaho's First . . . Idaho's Future.

Reporter John Miller & photographer Lisa Beukleman were also awarded with an Emmy. This one for "Best Same Day Feature". Miller & Beukelman found a precocious bird in Boise's Harris Ranch, which liked to perch on cars and look at itself in the mirror.

In addition to the "Lovebird" story, Miller was nominated for three other stories in the category. Photographers Xanti Alcelay, Tim Hurtt and Gary Salzman were also nominated.
Sunday Sports Extra's Mark Johnson, David Augusto and Brian Holmes were nominated in the Sports Series category.

Idaho's NewsChannel 7 . . . where the news comes first.

About KTVB
KTVB is part of Belo Corp. (NYSE:BLC). 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. Based in Dallas, 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 media businesses include 34 Web sites, several interactive alliances, and a broad range of Internet-based products.