January 10, 2005

WHAS-TV teams with local bank to raise money for tsunami victims

Louisville, KY -- WHAS-TV and National City Bank announced they are joining efforts to give the residents of Kentuckiana an easy way to help the victims of the Tsunami disaster.

Through the WHAS11/National City "Asian Relief Effort" donations will be directed to the American Red Cross. Money raised will be earmarked to help the tens of thousands of victims in desperate need across the Asian region.

Donations to the WHAS11/National City "Asian Relief Effort" can be made online by visiting www.whas11.com or by visiting any National City Bank location.

WHAS11 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 Kirk Szesny, Director of Marketing and Creative Services at 502-582-7870.