November 22, 2004

WCNC-TV/6 News Emmy nominations

WCNC-TV receives the most nominations in the Charlotte market.

Charlotte, NC.-- WCNC-TV/6 News receives 24 nominations in the 2004 National Academy of Television Arts and Science Mid-south region Emmy awards. WCNC nominations total more than any other television station in the state and all other television stations in the market combined. It is the second highest number of nominations in the region. In addition to Charlotte and Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina, the region includes Nashville and Memphis, Tennessee and Huntsville, Alabama.

"It's gratifying to be nominated but more important is the professional recognition of the great work produced by everyone at 6 News day in and day out, "so says Keith Connors, News Director-6 News. President and General Manager Stu Powell comments, "The recognition of our news team, our public affairs programs, special events production, local entertainment programming and the great technicians behind the scenes all demonstrate our real commitment to this community. Viewers in Charlotte and the surrounding counties are being served by one of the best television stations in the country."

The WCNC-TV Nominees are:

NON-SPOT STORY
Big Bikin' Mike, Mike Redding, Andy Benton, WCNC

FEATURE STORY/HARD NEWS
Case Dismissed, Rick Yarborough, WCNC

FEATURE STORY/ NON-HARD NEWS
Drive-Thru Guru, Mike Redding, Andy Benton, WCNC

NEWS SERIES/HARD NEWS
The Investigators: Textile Center, Jeff Sonier, John Gray, WCNC

NEWS SERIES/ NON-HARD
Panther Mania: Road to the Super Bowl, Ann Sheridan, Jennifer Schnabel, WCNC

SPORTS SEGMENTS
Fore Eyes, Mike Redding, Andy Benton, WCNC

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING
The Investigators: Medicaid Dental Centers, Stuart Watson, Rick Yarborough, Stephanie Johnson, WCNC

ENTERTAINMENT
Carolina Traveler (7/24/03), Mike Redding, Andy Benton, WCNC

MAGAZINE
Carolina Traveler (1/29/04), Mike Redding, Andy Benton, WCNC

SPECIAL EVENT/LIVE
Swingin' to the Season, Allison Andrews, WCNC

PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Don't Be A Victim: Identity Theft, Allison Andrews, John Gray, Dan Starks, WCNC

PROMO/ NEWS
Don't Be A Victim: Strangers, Kevin Hooks, WCNC

PROMO CAMPAIGN
6News Road Trip, John Rice, WCNC

AUDIO/LIVE
Hurricane Isabel, Christopher Carpenter, WCNC

CAMERA /NON-NEWS
Carolina Traveler, Andy Benton, WCNC

DIRECTOR /NEWS
6 News Special Edition, Shelly S. Cantrell, WCNC
Hurricane Isabel, Rusty Israel, WCNC

DIRECTOR/NON-NEWS
South Park Tree Lighting, Mariano Archdeacon, WCNC

EDITOR/NON-NEWS
Carolina Traveler, Andy Benton, WCNC

ENGINEERING
Road Trip, Steve Kiser, WCNC

REPORTING LIVE IN THE FIELD
Jeff Sonier, 6News Live, Jeff Sonier, WCNC

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Lozano Compilation, Jorge Lozano, WCNC

WRITER /NEWS
Mike Redding News Stories, Mike Redding, WCNC

WRITER/NON-NEWS
Mike Redding Stories, Mike Redding, WCNC

About WCNC-TV
WCNC-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 7,600 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 are The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). 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 contact John Rice, Director of Creative Services, 704-329-3684, jrice@wcnc.com.