June 1, 2004

KING5 honored with six Society of Professional Journalists awards

Seattle, WA -- KING 5 has been honored with six awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, including the prestigious Sweepstakes Award for Television. The awards were announced by the Western Washington Pro Chapter of the SPJ last month at the annual banquet. The Society of Professional Journalists is dedicated to the perpetuation of a free press as the cornerstone of our nation and our liberty .

Sweepstakes Award
SPJ Western Washington Pro Chapter Media Outlets
Television category: KING 5

Television Stations in Top 75 Markets
General News category:
1st Place: Deborah Feldman, Ken Jones, Brad Booker, "Witness to Murder"
2nd Place: Deborah Feldman, Ken Jones, "Surgery Disaster"

Television Stations in Top 75 Markets
Feature category:
Honorable Mention: Deborah Feldman, "Z-speed"

Television Stations for All Size Markets
Investigative Reporting
3rd Place: Linda Byron, Ken Jones, Kellie Cheadle, "Dr. Bentley"

Best Overall Web Site
3rd Place: www.king5.com

KING 5 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.