March 1, 2007
KMOV #1 at 10:00 p.m. Again
ST LOUIS -- As the battle for news ratings in St. Louis continues to intensify, every one of KMOV Channel 4's key newscasts successfully closed the gap on its competition.
"The momentum that we've seen continues to build. We're delighted with our growth throughout the broadcast day and are especially pleased that we have virtually eliminated the ratings gap between us and the competition at noon and 10:00PM," said President and General Manager, Allan Cohen. "
Belo Corp. is 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 7,100 employees and $1.6 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 20 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.