December 12, 2007



Top Honors Given to KING-TV in Seattle/Tacoma, WCNC-TV in Charlotte,
KVUE-TV in Austin and KTVB in Boise

DALLAS Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC) announced today that Belo television stations have won four national Edward R. Murrow Awards for 2007, more than all other station groups nationwide in the total number of awards received. The awards recognized KING-TV in Seattle/Tacoma for its Web site, WCNC-TV in Charlotte for Sports Reporting, KVUE-TV in Austin for Overall Excellence and KTVB in Boise for Sports Reporting. The Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) presents the Murrow Awards annually to honor outstanding achievements in electronic journalism and recognize news organizations that set the standard in the broadcast news profession.
"We are honored that four Belo stations were recognized by the RTNDA this year. These awards are a reflection of the dedication and commitment our journalists have to delivering outstanding content to the local communities we serve," said Dunia Shive, Belo President and Chief Operating Officer.
This year's awards bring the total number of national Murrow Awards Belo stations have been awarded to 19 since 2000 and 31 since 1976. Belo's 2007 national awards follow an impressive showing in the 2007 regional competitions where 10 Belo stations garnered 27 regional Murrow Awards.
Details follow about the national awards given to Belo stations:
X In the large-market television category, Belo's NBC station in Seattle/Tacoma, KING-TV, received an award for its Web site,, which was recognized as the outstanding large-market Web site, an honor the station has received in three of the last four years.

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X Also, in the large-market category, WCNC-TV, Belo's NBC station in Charlotte, was given top honors for its feature report, "Unbreakable Kos," about an adopted Serbian teenager who excels at football, despite having to walk with the help of two prosthetic legs. The report was hosted by Mike Redding and photographed/edited by Andy Benton for the station's local program, "Carolina Traveler."
X In the small-market television category, KVUE-TV, Belo's ABC station in Austin, was recognized for Overall Excellence by consistently demonstrating significant depth, scope and quality in its news coverage, writing and videography.
X Also, in the small-market television category Belo's NBC affiliate in Boise, KTVB, won in the Sports Reporting category for its feature called "Olympic Comeback" about a young Boise girl diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis who fought through pain and endless training to eventually participate in the Torino Olympics in speed skating. The story was reported by Mark Johnson and photographed/edited by Xanti Alcelay.
The RTNDA announced a total of 26 national Edward R. Murrow Awards for television stations in the large and small-market television categories this year. The winners in all categories will be honored at the RTNDA Awards Dinner on October 15, 2007, in New York. The Edward R. Murrow Awards have recognized outstanding achievements in electronic journalism since 1971. They promote the spirit of excellence that Edward R. Murrow made a standard for the broadcast news profession.

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 or by contacting Jill Matthews, director/Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6825.

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