September 22, 2004

KHOU-TV receives 33 Emmy nominations

Houston, TX -- KHOU-TV Channel 11 has received 33 Emmy nominations from the Lone Star Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The nominations were announced at a ceremony on September 14. KHOU-TV Channel 11 received Emmy nominations in the following categories:

Overall Station Excellence
General News (No Time Limit)
Series Report
Outstanding Team Coverage
Texas Heritage Report
Hard News Feature (No Time Limit)
Hard News Feature (Same Day)
Light News Feature (No Time Limit)
Light News Feature (Same Day)
Investigative Report
Investigative Report / Consumer
Outstanding Interactivity
Informational Program
Co-nomination with Active Imagination, Inc.
Entertainment / Variety Program
Promotions / Station Image
Writing (Non-News)
Graphic Design
News Reporter
Specialty Assignment Report
News Writing
News Photographer

* Several categories include multiple nominations.

The Lone Star Emmy's are awarded for professional excellence in television. The 2004 Emmys will be presented at a ceremony in Houston on Saturday, October 16.


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 seven 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 For more information contact Wendy Burkeen, APR, Director of Community Marketing, at 713-521-4312.