January 18, 2007
WCNC Names New Director of Technology
Steve Kiser New DOT, Paul Krabath named Assistant DOT
CHARLOTTE -- WCNC, a Belo Corp. media property, is pleased to announce the promotion of two key managers. Steve Kiser has been named WCNC's Director of Technology; Paul Krabath named Assistant Director of Technology. The announcement came from Craig Harper, Belo Technology's Executive Director of Technology Broadcast Media. Kiser and Krabath are the newest members of Belo Technologies, the engineering and information technology division of Belo Corp. Steve Kiser, a 22 year member of the WCNC team, had been Engineering Supervisor at WCNC. Paul Krabath, at WCNC for the last 16 years, was Maintenance Engineering Manager. Stu Powell, President and General Manager of WCNC offered, "The dedication and experience Steve and Paul bring to the roles of Director and Assistant Director of Technology with their institutional knowledge and leadership abilities, is the true definition of 'win-win' for WCNC. We are proud of each of their accomplishments" Kiser and Krabath take over their new duties effective immediately.
WCNC 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 7,400 employees and more than $1.5 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates in some of America's most dynamic markets in Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, the Mid-Atlantic and Rhode Island. 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 D a 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.