March 10, 2004

KHOU-TV wins seven Texas Associated Press Awards

Houston, TX -- KHOU-TV, Channel 11 has won seven Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Awards, more than any other television station in Houston.

KHOU received awards in the following categories:


Reporter

1st Place Jason Whitely
2nd Place (tie) Jeremy Rogalski


Feature (Serious)

1st Place Reporter Carolyn Mungo and Photojournalist Keith Tomshe for Shattered Faith.


Feature (Light)


1st Place Johnathan Walton, Editor Michael Tew and Photojournalist Ted Maynard for Anahuac Alligators.


Specialty/Beat Reporting

2nd Place (tie) Reporter Carolyn Mungo for Children at Risk.


General Assignment

2nd Place (tie) Reporter Carolyn Mungo and Photojournalist Gregg Hamilton for Uncle Hilty.

TV Magazine/Special

2nd Place (tie) Best of Waltons World.

Honorable Mentions went to 11News reporter, Jeremy Rogalski in the Investigative category for Badge of Dishonor and to 11News photojournalist, Keith Tomshe, for Photojournalism (Individual).

11News Consumer Reporter Eileen Faxas, Producer Juanita Jimenez and Editor Charlie Butera received an Honorable Mention in the General Assignment category for Price of Generic Drugs. KHOU.com also received an Honorable Mention in the Website category.

The Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Awards will be presented at a banquet in Corpus Christi on April 3.

About KHOU-TV

KHOU-TV is part of Belo Corp., 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 www.belo.com. For more information contact Wendy Burkeen, Director of Community Marketing, at 713-521-4312.