March 24, 2004
KMOV wins two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards
St. Louis, MO -- KMOV has won two regional Edward R. Murrow 2004 Awards for feature reporting and spot news coverage.
"We are proud to again win more regional Edward R. Murrow awards than any other station in St. Louis," stated Marty Van Housen, News Director of KMOV-TV. The station won two of the eight large market television awards for the region.
KMOV's award-winning entries were Greenbriar Hotel, reported by Jamie Allman with photographer Mark Hadler (Feature Reporting), and Tornado Survivors, reported by John Mills with photographer Naum Furman (Spot News Coverage).
KMOV's two award-winning entries were chosen from regional entries submitted by stations throughout Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska.
KMOV-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 Interactive's 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 Debbie Milligan, Director of Marketing/Community Affairs at (314) 444-3338.