News Release

April 20, 2009

Newspaper Publisher A. H. Belo Corporation Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results Release and Conference Call Schedule

DALLAS - Newspaper publisher A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC) announced today that its first quarter 2009 financial results release will occur on Monday, May 4 before the market opens that day. A conference call will follow at 1:30 p.m. CDT that afternoon.

The conference call will be simultaneously Webcast on the Company's Web site at An archive of the Webcast will be available at in the Investor Relations section.

To access the listen-only conference call, dial 1-877-777-1973 (USA) or 651-291-0900 (International). A replay line will be available at 800-475-6701 (USA) or 320-365-3844 (International) from 3:30 p.m. CDT on May 4 until 11:59 p.m. CDT on May 11, 2009. The access code for the replay is 996489.

About A. H. Belo Corporation

A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC), headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a distinguished newspaper publishing and local news and information company that owns and operates four daily newspapers and a diverse group of Web sites. A. H. Belo publishes The Dallas Morning News, Texas' leading newspaper and winner of eight Pulitzer Prizes since 1986; The Providence Journal, the oldest continuously-published daily newspaper in the U.S. and winner of four Pulitzer Prizes; The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA), serving southern California's Inland Empire region and winner of one Pulitzer Prize; and the Denton Record-Chronicle. The Company publishes various specialty publications targeting niche audiences, and its partnerships and/or investments include the Yahoo! Newspaper Consortium and Classified Ventures, owner of A. H. Belo also owns direct mail and commercial printing businesses. Additional information is available at or by contacting Alison K. Engel, senior vice president/Chief Financial Officer, at 214-977-2248.