April 10, 2008
Belo Sets Schedule for First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
DALLAS -- Belo Corp. said today that it will issue a news release regarding its first quarter 2008 earnings on Tuesday April 29, at 7:30 a.m. Central Daylight Time. A conference call to discuss the earnings release and other matters of interest to shareholders and analysts will follow at 1:00 p.m. CDT that afternoon.
The conference call will be simultaneously Webcast on the Company's Web site at www.belo.com/invest. Following the conclusion of the Webcast, a replay of the conference call will be archived on Belo's Web site.
To access the listen-only conference lines, dial 1-800-230-1059. A replay line will be open from 3:00 p.m. CDT on April 29 until 11:59 p.m. CDT on May 6, 2008. To access the replay, dial 800-475-6701 or 320-365-3844. The access code for the replay is 917929.
About Belo Corp.
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.