October 24, 2005

Natale named Publishing Technology Director at the Providence Journal Company

Providence, R.I. Linda A. Natale, of Cranston, has been named publishing technology director at The Providence Journal Company. In her new position, Natale will be responsible for the management of the publishing technology departments which include the systems, prepublishing and support services.

Natale, who joined The Providence Journal Company in 1992, previously served as assistant director of systems integration and publishing technology, assistant director of operations, prepublishing department manager and color prepress manager. Before joining the Journal, she was Scitex systems manager at Lincoln Color Graphics in Pawtucket and color imaging manager at Image Technologies in Killingly, Conn.

Natale has a masters in business administration from the University of Rhode Island. She also holds a bachelor's of arts degree from Rhode Island College where she graduated summa cum laude.

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 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 or by contacting Carey Hendrickson, vice president/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6626.