March 9, 2006
Channel 11 Wins More AP Awards Than Any Other TV Station
Houston, TX -- KHOU-TV, Channel 11 has won nine awards, more than any other Houston television station from the Texas Association Press Broadcasters. Channel 11 won three first place awards, four second place awards and two honorable mentions in the following categories for 2005 2006.
Best Spot Coverage/ Station
First Place BP Explosion
Best Spot Story/ Individual
First Place Reporter Jason Whitely and Photojournalist Nathan Kvinge for "Finding Family after Katrina."
Best Feature/ Serious
First Place Reporter Jeremy Desel and Photojournalist Frank McBride for "Soldier Homecoming."
Best Photojournalism/ Station
Second Place KHOU-TV
Best Specialty/ Beat Reporting
Second Place Investigative Reporter Jeremy Rogalski for "Consumer Investigations."
Second Place Reporter Nancy Holland
Best Web site
Second Place KHOU.com
Honorable mention- Investigative Reporter Mark Greenblatt, Executive Producer for Investigative Reporting David Raziq and Investigative Producer Chris Henao for "Playing With Fire."
Honorable mention- Ernesto Torres
The Texas Associated Press Broadcasters awards will be presented at a banquet on April 8 in Grapevine, Texas.
KHOU-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 7,700 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 and the fast-growing Hispanic market, including Quick and Al Dia in Dallas/Fort Worth, and 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.