May 21, 2007
Channel 11 Announces Director of Digital Media
Houston, TX - KHOU-TV Channel 11 announces the appointment of Christine Di Stadio as Director of Digital Media. Di Stadio comes to Houston from The New York Times Broadcast Group where she worked as Group Senior Vice President of Marketing and New Media.
Di Stadio will lead khou.com's interactive team and the station's digital efforts by building online local communities and developing compelling web content to stimulate repeat, interactive viewer and user participation.
"With the ever increasing importance of the new media, Christine will help khou.com in our quest to become a favorite for online users," says KHOU-TV Vice President and Station Manager, Susan McEldoon. "Christine's expertise will shape khou.com into the place to go for the very latest news, weather and entertainment information."
Di Stadio holds a Bachelors degree in marketing and business from College Misericordia in Dallas, Pennsylvania and an M.B.A in marketing from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
KHOU-TV 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 7,100 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.
Wendy Burkeen, APR