January 29, 2009

Newspaper Publisher A. H. Belo Corporation Announces Date Change to Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results Release and Conference Call Schedule

DALLAS - Newspaper publisher A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that the Company has changed its fourth quarter and full year 2008 financial results release and conference call to Tuesday, February 17. The financial results release will occur before the market opens on February 17 and a conference call will follow at 12:30 p.m. CST that afternoon.

The conference call will be simultaneously Webcast on the Company's Web site at www.ahbelo.com/invest. An archive of the Webcast will be available at www.ahbelo.com in the Investor Relations section.

To access the listen-only conference call, dial 1-877-777-1973 (USA) or 612-338-9017 (International). A replay line will be available at 800-475-6701 (USA) or 320-365-3844 (International) from 3:00 p.m. CST on February 17 until 11:59 p.m. CST on February 24, 2009. The access code for the replay is 982075.

About A. H. Belo Corporation

A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC) headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a distinguished newspaper publishing and local news and information company that owns and operates four daily newspapers and a diverse group of 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 various specialty publications targeting niche audiences, and its partnerships and/or investments include the Yahoo! Newspaper Consortium and Classified Ventures, owner of cars.com. 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.