June 16, 2008

Providence Journal awards $60K in scholarships to college-bound students of employees

PROVIDENCE , RI - The Providence Journal Company has awarded $60,000 in scholarships to five graduating high school seniors who are children of company employees. The scholarships will be awarded over a four-year period to:

Judges for this year's competition were: Lorna Hunter, vice president for enrollment management at Bryant University; Christopher Lyndon, vice president of enrollment at Providence College; and Al Seitz, director of admissions at Johnson & Wales University. Judges' selections were based primarily on scholarship and school and community citizenship.


The Providence Journal is part of A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC). A. H. Belo, 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 (R.I.) Journal, the oldest continuously-published daily newspaper in the U.S. and winner of four Pulitzer Prizes; The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, Calif.), serving southern California's Inland Empire region and winner of one Pulitzer Prize; and the Denton Record Chronicle in Texas. The corporation publishes various specialty publications targeting niche audiences, young adults and the fast-growing Hispanic market. A. H. Belo also owns direct mail and commercial printing businesses.

Additional information is available at www.ahbelo.com.