October 20, 2003

KING 5, NorthWest Cable News and Belo Marketing Solutions announce new hires and promotions

Seattle, WA -- KING 5, NorthWest Cable News and Belo Marketing Solutions are pleased to announce the following hires and promotions.

Justin Lee has been hired as an account executive for KING. Justin was previously an account executive for NWCN.

Joshua LeBus has been hired as an account executive for NWCN. Before joining NWCN, Joshua did event sales and coordinating for Inspired Adventure in Portland, OR.

Shavette McGhee has been promoted to account executive for NWCN. Shavette was previously a sales assistant for NWCN.

Amy Horsman has been hired as an account executive for NWCN. Amy previously worked with Mindshare, Inc. in London, England.

Ryan Moore has been hired as an account executive for NWCN. Ryan was previously an account executive for KSKN in Spokane, WA.

Diane Wilson has been hired as a marketing consultant for Belo Marketing Solutions. Diane was previously a national sales manager for KOMO Television/Fisher Broadcasting, here in Seattle.

Cinde Ennis has been hired as a marketing consultant for Belo Marketing Solutions. Cinde previously represented KING as an account executive.

About KING 5 TV
KING 5 TV, NorthWest Cable News and Belo Marketing Solutions are 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. For more information contactPatty Cumming, Director of Human Resources at (206) 448-3931.