November 18, 2004

The Providence Journal launches scholastic journalism competition

Providence, RI -- Rhode Island middle/junior and high schools are invited to enter The Providence Journal's Scholastic Journalism Competition.

All Rhode Island middle/junior and high school newspapers are eligible to enter the competition. Individual categories range from in-depth reporting to feature writing to sports reporting and illustration. School newspapers entering the best newspaper category will receive a written critique by a panel of professional journalists.

For more information, or an entry form, call The Providence Journal Promotion Department at 401.277.7637, or go online at projo.com/sja

About The Providence Journal
The Providence Journal 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 7,600 employees and $1.4 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates media franchises in some of America's most dynamic markets and regions, including Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic. Belo owns 19 television stations (six in the top 15 markets); 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, Calif.) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, Texas). Belo operates more than 30 Web sites, several interactive alliances, and a broad range of Internet-based products. Additional information, including earnings releases and corporate communications, is available online at www.belo.com. For more information, refer to the contact name/telephone number on this release.