June 16, 2006

WCNC-TV/6 News Honored With 3 Edward R. Murrow Awards

The Only Charlotte Television Station To Be Honored

Charlotte, NC -- WCNC-TV/6 News is proud to inform the community it has been honored with 3 regional Edward R. Murrow awards, the only local television broadcaster to be honored this year. The awards reflect the 6 News commitment to investigative journalism and to serving the community with outstanding news coverage. News Director Mary Alvarez, "Congratulations to Jeff Sonier and John Gray for the investigative work and the entire 6News team for the outstanding coverage of last year's ice storm."

The winning entries from WCNC are:

Investigative Reporting
WCNC-TV, Charlotte, NC
The Investigators: Below the Code

News Series
WCNC-TV, Charlotte, NC
The Investigators: 3 R's of Recruiting

Newscast
WCNC-TV, Charlotte, NC
Ice Storm 2005

About WCNC-TV
WCNC-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.