October 8, 2004

The Dallas Morning News promotes two

Dallas, TX -- The Dallas Morning News announced today Cynthia Carr has been named vice president/advertising marketing, effective immediately. Most recently, Carr served as director/business development for The Dallas Morning News. She will report to Steve Weaver, senior vice president/advertising.

In her new role, Carr, 32, will be responsible for supporting advertising sales activities for The Dallas Morning News Advertising team including strategy, advertiser communications, sales promotions and the development and publishing of custom publishing products. From 2000 to 2004, Carr held the position of Engagement Manager in the Dallas and Houston offices of McKinsey & Company. Carr is a graduate of Texas Christian University and received her doctorate from Rice University.

"We are fortunate to have an executive of Cyndy's caliber on our team," said Steve Weaver, senior vice president/advertising. "Her experience coupled with her ability to drive strategic product innovation will benefit our readers and advertisers."

The News also named Dave Schmall, 45, to general manager of Quick, the new weekday "summary-style" newspaper published by The Dallas Morning News. Schmall will assume the daily operating responsibilities for Quick. He will report to Laura Gordon, publisher of Quick.

"In his short time at Quick, Dave has made a strong impact on the business and demonstrated the flexibility and drive necessary to take this team to the next level," said Laura Gordon, publisher of Quick. "He's been a publisher at two alternative weeklies which gives him the right perspective to continue to build readership and advertiser support of the publication in uniquely creative ways."

Schmall previously held the position of display advertising director for Quick. Prior to coming to The Dallas Morning News, Schmall served as associate publisher of The Rake magazine in Minneapolis. Schmall received his bachelor's degree from Marquette University.

About The Dallas Morning News
The Dallas Morning News 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. For more information, contact Amanda Taylor at 214.356.6860. Additional information, including earnings releases, is available online at www.belo.com.