March 9, 2009

Kristin Mitchell Joins WFAA-TV as Host of "Good Morning Texas" Broadcast Weekdays from Victory Park

Dallas, Texas -- WFAA has announced the addition of Kristin Mitchell as host of the station's daytime talk and information program, Good Morning Texas.

Mitchell is a native Texan, with an extensive broadcast background. She worked as a morning news anchor in St. Louis, anchored evening newscasts in Columbia, South Carolina and was a reporter in Wichita, Kansas and Sherman, Texas.

"Kristin is a warm, friendly personality and we believe she will connect well with Good Morning Texas viewers," said Dave Muscari, WFAA vice president/product development.

"Her background in news and information, as well as her knowledge of the Dallas-Fort Worth area will help GMT viewers get their day off to a good start," he added.

Mitchell joins GMT's Gary Cogill, and correspondent Amy Vanderoef on the show beginning Tuesday, March 10.

She is a graduate of the University of Kansas, married and the mother of four children.

WFAA-TV is a subsidiary of Belo Corp. (BLC), one of the nation's largest pure-play, publicly traded television companies, with 2008 annual revenue of $733 million. The Company owns and operates 20 television stations (nine in the top 25 markets) and their associated Web sites. Belo stations, which include affiliations with ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW and MyNetwork TV, reach more than 14 percent of U.S. television households in 15 highly-attractive markets. Nearly all Belo stations rank first or second in their local market. Additional information is available at or by contacting Dave Muscari, vice president/product development, at 214-977-6490.