September 22, 2003

KHOU-TV receives 29 Emmy Nominations

Houston, TX -- KHOU-TV Channel 11 has received 29 Emmy nominations from the Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, more than any other Houston television station. The Emmy nominations were announced at a ceremony celebrating Texas' newest chapter of the Academy Thursday. Emmy's are awarded for excellence in television. KHOU-TV Channel 11 received Emmy nominations in the following categories:

Outstanding News Segment
Outstanding Breaking News Coverage
Outstanding General Report, No Time Limit
Outstanding General Report, Same Day Story
Outstanding General Report, Continuing Coverage
Outstanding Specialty Reporting, Specialty Assignment
Outstanding Specialty Reporting, Texas Heritage
Outstanding Sports Report
Outstanding Feature Report, News/ No Time Limit
Outstanding Feature Report, Hard News/Same Day
Outstanding Feature Report, Light News/ No Time Limit
Outstanding Feature Report, Light News/Same Day
Outstanding Investigative Report
Outstanding Magazine Format Show
Outstanding Entertainment/Variety Program
Graphic Design
Outstanding Craft Achievement, Sound Design
Outstanding Craft Achievement, News Writing
Outstanding Craft Achievement, News Photographer
Outstanding Craft Achievement, News Editor

Several categories include multiple nominations. The Lone Star Chapter will present the Emmy awards at a ceremony October 18th in Dallas.

KHOU-TV 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.