July 12, 2010

Veronica Odom Promoted to Director of Human Resources for KHOU, KENS

HOUSTON - KHOU-TV has announced that Veronica Odom has been promoted to Director of Human Resources. In this new role, Odom will oversee human resources for KHOU in Houston and its sister station KENS in San Antonio, both part of Belo Corp. (NYSE: BLC).

Odom joined KHOU in 2006 as the station's Human Resources Manager. Prior to that, she spent seven years with Verizon Wireless as a Human Resource Consultant.

With over ten years of experience, Odom is a Certified Professional of Human Resources (PHR) and belongs to several professional organizations, including the Society for Human Resources Management Association and HR Houston.

Odom holds a bachelor's of business administration from Texas Southern University in Houston. Her primary residence will remain in Houston with her husband and two children.

Belo Corp. (BLC), one of the nation's largest pure-play, publicly-traded television companies, 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.