August 27, 2003

KMOV Channel 4 hires General Assignment Reporter

St. Louis, MO --KMOV Channel 4 News Director Marty Van Housen announced the hiring of Ellen Chang as General Assignment Reporter on "News 4 St. Louis."

Chang will be a reporter for the "News 4 St. Louis" team during evening newscasts, Wednesday through Sunday, beginning Wednesday, September 10. Chang joins KMOV from NBC-affiliate KRNV-TV in Reno, Nevada, where she was a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter. No stranger to the Midwest, Chang came to KRNV from KLJB-TV in Davenport, Iowa, where she was the anchor and producer of the 9 p.m. news. She began her television career as an anchor and reporter at KENV-TV in Elko, Nevada, after graduating from the University of Chicago.

"Ellen brings great versatility to the News 4 Team," said Marty Van Housen, News Director of KMOV-TV. "She is an excellent reporter and a great writer, which will quickly be evident to KMOV viewers."

About KMOV
KMOV 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 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.