May 7, 2007

WFAA-TV Announces Recent Promotions in theTechnology Department

Dallas, Texas - WFAA has announced a series of promotions within the station's technology department. They include:

Texas Cable News (TXCN) chief engineer David Boyd to assistant director of technology, broadcast media; technical operations supervisor Tommy Baugh to assistant director of technology, broadcast media; engineering operations supervisor William "Archie" Woodard to technical operations manager, broadcast media.

In announcing the departmental promotions, David Johnson, WFAA director of technology, broadcast media said, "These are excellent performers that impact the station each and every day. By expanding their responsibilities they will have an even greater influence on a number of critical areas in terms of operations, maintenance, IT and the overall technological vision of the station."

Boyd joined TXCN in 1998 as a Maintenance Technician and has served as chief engineer since 2001. Baugh has been with the station 7 years, first as a maintenance engineer, then as technical operations supervisor since 2003. Woodard is a 15-year employee who joined WFAA as an operations engineer. He has worked at every operations position in the technology department during his tenure.

"They are all well-known in the market as well in national engineering circles, and bring a wealth of knowledge to the table," said Johnson. "We are pleased to announce their promotions.

WFAA-TV/DT is a subsidiary 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 7,100 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 or by contacting Dave Muscari, vice president/product development, at 214-977-6490.