February 24, 2010

John McKeon Joins A. H. Belo Corporation's Management Committee

Dear Colleagues:

I am pleased to announce that John McKeon, president and General Manager of The Dallas Morning News, will join A. H. Belo's Management Committee, effective immediately. As a member of the Management Committee, John will play a critical role in the implementation and refinement of strategy, and the entire Company will benefit from his more than 30 years of strategic, operating and financial experience.

Since joining The Dallas Morning News in 2007, John has demonstrated leadership on a wide range of initiatives designed to increase revenues, decrease expenses and improve operating cash flow. Before joining The Morning News, John served as president and Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles Newspaper Group. He earlier served as general manager of Long Island's Newsday and the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. John also served as senior vice president of advertising at Newsday and the Los Angeles Times.

Please join me, Jim Moroney, Ali Engel and Dan Blizzard in congratulating John.