October 29, 2009

Belo Corp.'s Dunia A. Shive Named to AP Board

AP Release

NEW YORK - Dunia A. Shive, president and Chief Executive Officer of the Dallas-based television company Belo Corp., has been named to the board of directors of The Associated Press. She will fill an appointed position and serve a three-year term.

Shive has served as president and Chief Executive Officer of Belo Corp., one of the nation's largest pure-play, publicly-traded television companies, since February 2008. She was president and Chief Operating Officer of the Company from November 2007 to February 2008 and from February 2006 through November 2007, Shive was the president/Media Operations with oversight of all of Belo's television, cable news and interactive media operations and two of the Company's three major newspapers.

From January 2005 through January 2006, Shive served as executive vice president of Belo Corp., and from January 2004 through December 2004 as executive vice president/Media Operations. She previously was executive vice president/Chief Financial Officer of the Company, and has been a member of Belo's Management Committee since June 1998. Shive is a member of the Board of Directors of Belo Corp. and a member of the National Association of Broadcasters Television Board of Directors.

The Associated Press board has 18 directors elected by AP members at their annual meeting, in staggered classes of six each year. These directors are elected to three-year terms and are eligible to serve up to a total of nine years. The board can also appoint up to six additional directors if it chooses.

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About Belo Corp.
Belo Corp. (BLC) is 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. Belo stations rank first or second in nearly all of their local markets. Additional information is available at www.belo.com or by contacting Paul Fry, vice president/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214.977.6835.