February 27, 2004
King 5 TV honored with two Gracie Allen Awards
Seattle, WA -- KING 5 TV is proud to announce that it has been honored with two national Gracie Allen Awards given by the Foundation of American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT). Award winners will be honored at a luncheon on June 21, 2004 at the New York Hilton Hotel. The KING 5 recipients are as follows:
Entertainment Program, Reality Category: Hollywood Exposed, Joan Kinsey, Josephine Cheng, John Curley, Tom Bishop, Blake Hurley, Mark Morache, Heidi Eng, and Chris Topping. This special edition of Evening Magazine profiled local actors making it big in Hollywood and followed John Curley behind-the-scenes as he competed on Hollywood Squares.
Magazine Category: Northwest Backroads Great Escapes, Joan Kinsey, Keven Strehle, Grant Goodeve and the Evening Magazine staff. This one- hour special profiled vacation destinations in the Northwest voted the best by KING 5 viewers.
The Gracie Awards were established in 1975 to honor radio, television, cable and new media programming created by women, for women and about women in entertainment, news, drama, documentaries and features that are creative and realistic in their recognition and treatment of the roles, issues and concerns of women.
About KING 5 TV
KING 5 TV is part of Belo Corp., (NYSE: BLC) 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 7,800 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 Jay Cascio, VP/Programming and Creative Services at (206) 448-3514.