January 3, 2005

Belo to present at Smith Barney Citigroup Conference

Dallas, TX --

The presentation will be simultaneously Webcast on the Company's Web site (www.belo.com/invest). Following the conclusion of the presentation, slides and a replay of the Webcast will be archived on Belo's Web site.

About Belo

Belo Corp. is 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 Carey Hendrickson, vice president/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6626.

Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC) will present at the Smith Barney Citigroup Fifteenth Annual Global Entertainment, Media and Telecommunications Conference in Phoenix on Wednesday, January 12, 2005, at 9:00 a.m. MST, providing an overview of the Company's business strategies and operations.
Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC) will present at the Smith Barney Citigroup Fifteenth Annual Global Entertainment, Media and Telecommunications Conference in Phoenix on Wednesday, January 12, 2005, at 9:00 a.m. MST, providing an overview of the Company's business strategies and operations.