June 15, 2004
KMOV-TV wins second consecutive "Best Weathercast" award from Missouri Broadcasters Association
St. Louis, MO -- KMOV Channel 4 Chief Meteorologist Kent Ehrhardt was honored with the first-place "Best Weathercast" award from the Missouri Broadcasters Association. This is the second year in a row that KMOV/Kent Ehrhardt won the award and the third time since Ehrhardt joined KMOV six years ago.
Besides Best Weathercast with Chief Meteorologist Kent Ehrhardt, KMOV also won a first-place award for Best Commercial and six Certificates of Merit in Spot News ("Bus Accident"), Investigative Reporting ("India Jobs"), Feature Reporting ("Million Dollar Ball"), Special Programs ("Flood Anniversary"), Commercial Announcement ("Challenger Learning Center") and Public Service Announcement ("Literacy").
"I am proud that my staff has been honored by their peers with these awards," stated Allan Cohen, President and General Manager of KMOV-TV. "Being recognized by the Missouri Broadcasters Association in such a wide variety of categories points to the depth and dedication of everyone here to provide a quality product."
KMOV-TV 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. For more information, contact Debbie Milligan, director of marketing/community affairs for KMOV-TV, at 314.444.3338. Additional information, including earnings releases, is available online at www.belo.com.