March 3, 2004

Belo to present at the Bear Stearns 17th Annual Media, Entertainment and Information Conference

Dallas, TX-- Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC) will present at the Bear Stearns 17th Annual Media, Entertainment and Information conference in Palm Beach, Florida on Tuesday, March 9, at 1:45 p.m. EST, providing guidance to the investment community on the Companys business strategies, financial outlook and current operations.

To listen to a live Webcast of the presentation, go to 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 the presentation, the Webcast and slides will be available on the Companys Web site.

About Belo
Belo Corp. is one of the nations largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with approximately 7,900 employees and $1.4 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates news and information franchises in some of Americas 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 15 markets) reaching 13.8 percent of U.S. television households; owns or operates 10 cable news channels; and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. Belos daily newspapers include The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). Belo Interactives new media businesses include more than 30 Web sites, several interactive alliances and a broad range of Internet-based products. Additional information, including earnings releases, is available online at For more information contact Carey Hendrickson, vice president of investor relations, at 214-977-6606.