August 4, 2005

NorthWest Cable News 10: An Anniversary Sports Special, NWCN continues its 10th Anniversary Celebration with second in series of commemorative news specials

Seattle, WA NorthWest Cable News's celebration of its 10 years on the air continues on Wednesday, August 17 with NWCN 10: An Anniversary Sports Special. The program will air from 9-9:30pm on NWCN. It will look back at some of the biggest sports milestones of the past decade.

NWCN 10: An Anniversary Sports Special will be co-hosted by Michael King, an original member of the NWCN launch team, and Paul Silvi, KING 5 sports director and anchor of NorthWest Sports Tonight on NWCN. Among the stories featured on the special will be the rise of the two new downtown stadiums in Seattle, the Mariners' historic 116-win season, the Seattle Storm's WNBA title and Washington State University's memorable Rose Bowl appearance.

The six-month celebration kicked off with the first in the series, NWCN 10: An Anniversary Special, which aired on June 15 on NWCN. This special took an in-depth look into the origin of NWCN along with several of the most influential and memorable news stories of the northwest region in the past decade. The third installment, airing on Wednesday, October 19, will feature weather stories that have made big news in the past 10 years. The grand finale is scheduled to air on Sunday, December 18, 2005, the exact date of NWCN's tenth anniversary.

NorthWest Cable News is the only source of 24-hour local and regional news throughout the Pacific Northwest. NWCN was the first all digital network in the country and now reaches over 2.4 million households. NWCN programming can be viewed in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, western Montana, and northern California.

NWCN 10: An Anniversary Sports Special will also air on KING 5 on Thursday, August 18 at 8pm and on KONG-TV 6/16 on Sunday, August 21 at 4pm.
In addition, the show can be seen again on NWCN Friday, August 19 at 6:30pm, Saturday, August 20 at 4pm, 5:30pm and 10pm, and Sunday, August 21 at 4pm and 10pm. Please join NorthWest Cable News in a celebration of our region.

About Belo

NorthWest Cable 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 7,600 employees and $1.5 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates in some of America's most dynamic markets in Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic. Belo owns 19 television stations, six of which are in the 15 largest U.S. broadcast markets. The Company also 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). The Company also publishes specialty publications targeting young adults, affluent populations and the fast-growing Hispanic market, including Quick and al dia in Dallas/Fort Worth, and the d, El D and La Prensa in Riverside. Belo operates more than 30 Web sites associated with its operating companies. Additional information is available at www.belo.com.