August 16, 2005
The Dallas Morning News feature section wins journalism association award
Dallas, TX - The American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors has selected The Dallas Morning News as having one of the 5 best feature sections among the country's largest newspapers.
A panel of judges chose the best feature section based on reporting in Texas Living, Healthy Living, Arts Sunday and The Movies. More than 90 newspapers entered AASFE's Best Feature Section Contest in 4 circulation divisions. The winners were judged based on the highest circulation group, with The Dallas Morning News winning in the 300,000-plus division.
"It is an honor to be recognized by the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors," said Bob Mong, editor of The Dallas Morning News. "With each issue, our goal is to strengthen connections within the community, provide a daily news source to North Texans and be more personally relevant to help people live better locally. Winning this award is proof we are on the right path."
The Dallas Morning News is a subsidiary of Belo Corp., one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with 7,600 employees and $1.5 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates in some of America's most dynamic markets in Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic. Belo owns 19 television stations, six of which are in the 15 largest U.S. broadcast markets. The Company also owns or operates seven cable news channels and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. Belo's other daily newspapers are The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). The Company also publishes specialty publications targeting young adults, affluent populations and the fast-growing Hispanic market, including Quick and al d a in Dallas/Fort Worth, and the d, El D and La Prensa in Riverside. Belo operates more than 30 Web sites associated with its operating companies. Additional information is available at www.belo.com.