September 29, 2003

KHOU wins Mayor's Proud Partners Award

Houston, TX -- KHOU-TV, Channel 11 has been given the Mayor's Proud Partner Award for its program, "Growing Together The Changing Face of Houston." The prime time special aired on Channel 11 March 16. KHOU and producer Beryt Nisenson of Active Imagination were named recipients of the award given at the 19th Annual Keep Houston Beautiful Mayor's Proud Partners Award Luncheon.

KHOU-TV produced and funded the thirty-minute special hosted by 11News anchor, Greg Hurst. The program featured industry experts and personal stories to examine quality of life issues facing Houston, such as green space and beautification.
The Mayor's Proud Partner Luncheon honors businesses, civic groups, corporations and individuals who have made a positive difference in the visual appearance of Houston through outstanding beautification improvement projects.

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.