December 2, 2003

Belo to present at Media Week conferences in New York

Dallas, TX -- Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC) will present at the CS First Boston Media and Telecom Week conference in New York on Tuesday, December 9, at 1:30 p.m. EST, and at the UBS Media Week conference on Wednesday, December 10, at 11:00 a.m. EST, providing guidance to the investment community on the Company's business strategies, financial outlook and current operations.

To listen to a live Webcast of either presentation, go to www.belo.com/invest and click on the appropriate presentation listed under "Events." The Web site has instructions for listening to the Webcast, which will be available through Real Audio or Windows Media players. Please allow 10 minutes to access the Web site and complete all the links before the presentation begins. Following each presentation, the Webcast and slides will be available on the company Web site.

About Belo
Belo Corp. 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. 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. For more information, contact Carey Hendrickson, Vice President/Investor Relations, at 214-977-6606. Additional information, including earnings releases, is available online at www.belo.com.