September 27, 2007
Colleen Morgan Promoted to National Sales Manager
SEATTLE, WASH. Belo Corporation is pleased to announce that Colleen Morgan has been promoted to National Sales Manager for KING 5 and KONG 6/16 in Seattle. She moves to this position from local sales management at KONG 6/16.
"It's a thrill to represent two such outstanding properties that complement each other so well," said Morgan. "In addition, the Belo Seattle properties offer unique possibilities for one-stop shopping with one of the most successful websites in the country and NorthWest Cable News."
Morgan will supervise a national sales team, while focusing on the New York and Washington, D.C. territories.
Morgan began her career as a Pan AM airline flight attendant before she was tapped to co-host KIRO TV's PM Magazine from 1979 to1985. She moved into the sales at KTZZ TV from 1985 to 1992, becoming General/National Sales Manager there. She has held sales and management positions at KOMO TV and KSTW TV before joining KONG 6/16 as Local Sales manager in 1999.
A graduate of the University of Washington in speech communication, Morgan grew up in the Bellevue area, and attended Forest Ridge School.
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 7,000 employees and approximately $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 six cable news stations 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 Paul Fry, vice president/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6835.