April 10, 2007

Ten Belo Television Stations Win 27 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

DALLAS -- Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC) announced today that 10 of its television stations earned 27 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for 2007. The regional Murrow Awards are given by t he Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) which recognizes outstanding achievement in electronic j ournalism and acknowledges news organizations for continuing to set the standard in the broadcast news profession.

"It is a great honor for our journalists to be recognized by RTNDA with such a large number of regional Murrow Awards," said Dunia Shive, Belo's president and chief operating officer. "At Belo, we strongly believe in setting the highest journalistic standards. These awards are the result of the dedication of our professionals to these standards and illustrate why Belo's news-producing stations hold top positions in their markets."

Belo stations received awards in 11 of 15 categories including: overall excellence, hard news feature, sports reporting, spot news coverage, videography, news series, feature reporting, continuing coverage, writing and investigative reporting. For the second consecutive year, the Company's television stations won awards for the best broadcast-affiliated Web site in six of the seven regions in which they were eligible.

The RTNDA presented a total of 315 regional awards this year, and has recognized outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. Regional winners are eligible for national awards that will be announced in June.

Belo's 2007 regional Murrow Award winners are:

Station

Market Size

Region

Total Awards

Categories

WFAA-TV, Dallas/Fort Worth

Large

Region 6

3

Spot News Coverage, Feature: Hard News, Videography

KHOU-TV, Houston

Large

Region 6

3

Web Site (Broadcast-Affiliated), Feature Reporting, News Series

KING-TV, Seattle/Tacoma

Large

Region 1

3

Overall Excellence, News Series, Web Site (Broadcast-Affiliated)

KTVK, Phoenix

Large

Region 3

1

Continuing Coverage

KMOV-TV, St. Louis

Large

Region 5

2

Feature: Hard News, Writing

KGW-TV, Portland

Large

Region 1

2

Continuing Coverage, Videography

WCNC-TV, Charlotte

Large

Region 8

4

Feature: Hard News, Web Site (Broadcast-Affiliated), Sports Reporting, Videography

WVEC-TV, Hampton/Norfolk

Large

Region 12

1

Web Site (Broadcast-Affiliated)

KVUE-TV, Austin

Small

Region 6

3

Overall Excellence, Web Site (Broadcast-Affiliated), Investigative Reporting

KTVB, Boise

Small

Region 1

5

Newscast, Web Site (Broadcast Affiliated), Investigative Reporting, Sports Reporting, Spot News Coverage

About Belo

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 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.

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