August 16, 2006
KING 5 Honored with Two 2006 Clarion Awards
SEATTLE, -- KING 5 has been honored with two prestigious Clarion awards given by the Association for Women in Communication.
In the category of Television News Magazine Program, Local, KING 5 won a Clarion award for the HealthLink special titled, "Breast Cancer: Winning the Battle." The one-hour program featured the latest cancer breakthroughs and profiled breast cancer survivors. Award recipients include Joan Kinsey, writer/producer, and Jean Enersen, host/producer.
KING 5 also won in the category of Television Health Story, Local, for the program "A Crown for Kathrina," which profiled four-year-old Kathrina Goodwin who was born with Marshall-Stickler syndrome. Award recipients include Pat Duggan, producer/writer; Jean Enersen, host/co-producer; and Ken Jones, photographer.
The Clarion award competition has been honoring excellence in communication fields for more than thirty years. The Association for Women in Communication is a professional organization that champions the advancement of women across all communication disciplines by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning its members at the forefront of the evolving communications era.
KING 5 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.