June 1, 2004

Free Diversity Career Fair set for June 8

Providence, RI -- The Providence Journal will host a free Diversity Career Fair on Tuesday, June 8, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Rhode Island Convention Center, downtown Providence. Companies such as Lifespan Corporate Services, Textron, Acushnet Company (Titleist & FootJoy) and Electric Boat, as well as many others, will be on hand seeking applicants.

A free resume distribution service to all participating companies and free resume critique service by professionals from Rhode Island's colleges and universities and the Rhode Island Department of Labor will be available to job seeking attendees. And at 1:30 p.m., a free "Dress To Get The Job" seminar, conducted by The Clothing Collaborative program of Dorcas Place, also will be held.

About The Providence Journal
The Providence Journal is part of Belo Corp., 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 7,900 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 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. Belo's 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 Barbara J. Naumann, Providence Journal promotion director, at 401.277.7623.