June 18, 2004

KHOU-TV to air hurricane special

Houston, TX -- KHOU-TV will preview this year's hurricane season in a prime time special called "Eyes on the Gulf" on Wednesday, June 23 at 8:30 p.m.

The 30-minute special features KHOU Chief Meteorologist and former director of the National Hurricane Forecast Center Dr. Neil Frank. The special will review present weather patterns and give viewers insight as to what may be brewing in the gulf during the next few months.

Dr. Frank and KHOU Meteorologists David Paul and Mario Gomez will examine past hurricanes that have swept through the area and show you how to protect your family and home in the event of a natural disaster.

KHOU-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. Additional information, including earnings releases, is available online at www.belo.com. For more information contact Wendy Burkeen, APR, Director of Community Marketing, at 713-521-4312.