March 6, 2008
A. H. Belo Corporation Names George Finfrock Vice-President and Corporate Controller
DALLAS A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that George F. Finfrock has been named vice president/Corporate Controller. Finfrock brings more than 18 years of accounting and audit experience in various industries to A. H. Belo and has spent the last 10 years serving as controller for both public and private companies. He will report to Alison K. Engel, senior vice president/Chief Financial Officer of A. H. Belo Corporation.
Finfrock joins A. H. Belo from Choice Homes, one of the nation's largest homebuilders, where he served as corporate controller. During his tenure at Choice Homes, Finfrock managed financial and operational processes with a focus on performance and decision-making interpretation of data. Prior to joining Choice Homes, Finfrock served as vice president/Controller of Home Interiors & Gifts, Inc. and was responsible for managing regulatory and SEC reporting. Finfrock has also been the director of finance at Bombardier Aerospace Corporation, a $1 billion division of publicly-traded Bombardier, Inc.
"The depth of knowledge in financial processes and systems that George brings to A. H. Belo are a great asset for the Company. His ability to contribute to operational, strategic and financial issues will help us create value for shareholders," said Engel.
Finfrock served as controller for The Heritage Organization in Texas from 1998 through 2003 and PharMerica, Inc. in Baltimore, Maryland from 1995 through 1998. He previously held senior auditor positions at Kamanitz, Uhfelder & Permison and with Buchbinder, Tunick & Co. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Baltimore in 1998 and is a Certified Public Accountant.
About A. H. Belo Corporation
A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC) headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a distinguished news and information company that owns and operates four daily newspapers and 12 associated Web sites. A. H. Belo publishes The Dallas Morning News, Texas' leading newspaper and winner of eight Pulitzer Prizes since 1986; The Providence Journal, the oldest continuously-published daily newspaper in the U.S. and winner of four Pulitzer Prizes; The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA), serving southern California's Inland Empire region and winner of one Pulitzer Prize; and the Denton Record-Chronicle. The Company publishes specialty publications targeting young adults and the fast-growing Hispanic market, including Quick and Al Dia in Dallas/Fort Worth, and La Prensa in Riverside. A. H. Belo also owns direct mail and commercial printing businesses. Additional information is available at www.ahbelo.com or by contacting Maribel Correa, director/Investor Relations, at 214-977-2702.