April 8, 2008
Belo to Participate at Bear Stearns Conference
DALLAS, TX -- Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC) will participate at the Bear Stearns 8th Annual Broadcast Conference at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las Vegas on Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 12:45 p.m. CDT. Dunia Shive, Belo's president and Chief Executive Officer, and Dennis Williamson, Belo's executive vice president/Chief Financial Officer, will provide brief opening remarks and will answer questions from the audience.
Belo Corp. is one of the nation's largest publicly-traded television companies, with annual revenue of approximately $775 million. The Company owns and operates 20 television stations reaching more than 14 percent of U.S. television households, including ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW and MyNetwork TV affiliates, and their associated Web sites, in 15 highly-attractive markets across the United States. Belo stations consistently deliver distinguished journalism for which they have received significant industry recognition including nine Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton Awards; nine George Foster Peabody Awards; and 19 national Edward R. Murrow Awards all since 2000, and in each case more than any other commercial station group in the nation. Nearly all Belo stations rank first or second in their local market. Belo owns stations in seven of the top 25 markets in the nation, with six stations located in the fast-growing, top-14 markets of Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Seattle/Tacoma and Phoenix. Additionally, the Company has leveraged its local television assets to create regional cable news channels in Texas and the Northwest increasing its impact in those regions. Additional information is available at www.belo.com or by contacting Paul Fry, vice president/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6835.