June 22, 2004

KGW-TV receives five Telly Awards for creative excellence

Portland, OR -- KGW-TV's Creative Services department received five Telly Awards as winners and finalists in the recently completed 2004 competition. The annual competition is for excellence in commercial and broadcast design excellence. Awards given to the station were:

Winner: "Growth Chart", Noah Stanik, producer Girls Initiative NetworkPaul Graham, designer.

Finalist: "Great Toy Drive", CampaignSkyler Stever, producer Chris Hansen, designer.

Finalist: "Hunger Awareness",Laura Layton, producer Oregon Food BankJeff Patterson, designer Chris Hansen, designer.

Finalist: "Your NW Garden With Anne Jaeger",Victoria Elliott, producer Gary Furlow, editor Jeff Patterson, designer Kevin Ebel, director of photography, Anne Jaeger, host.

Finalist: "In Depth", Randy Cobb, producer Chris Hansen, designer Jeff Patterson, designer.

The Telly Awards was founded in 1980, to showcase and give recognition to outstanding non-network and cable television commercials.

About KGW-TV
KGW 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 Rich Brase, Director of Creative Services at KGW-TV at (503) 226-5103 or rbrase@kgw.com.