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A. H. Belo Corporation
Traded as NYSE: AHC
Industry Newspapers
Predecessor Belo
Founded 2008 (spun off from Belo)
Headquarters Dallas, Texas, United States
Key people
Robert W. Decherd
(Chairman, President and CEO)
Products List of newspapers
Revenue Decrease US$ 487.3 million (2010)
Operating income
Decrease US$ -138.1 million (2010)
Net income
Decrease US$ -124.2 million (2010)
Total assets Increase US$ 420.0 million (2010)
Total equity Decrease US$ 199.9 million (2010)
Number of employees
2,200 (2010)
Website AHBelo.com

A. H. Belo Corporation /ˈbil/ is a Dallas-based media company that owns newspapers in North Texas. The current corporation was formed when Belo Corporation separated its broadcasting and publishing operations into two corporations. A. H. Belo also owns a part interest in Classified Ventures. Its CEO is James Moroney III. The company has its headquarters in the Belo Building in Downtown Dallas. In 2016, the company announced that it is planning to leave the Belo Building for The Statler Library, also located downtown.

The company was organized as a fully owned subsidiary of Belo Corporation on October 1, 2007, then taken public by issuing the new stock to Belo shareholders and starting trade on February 8, 2008. The split was structured so that Belo Corporation was the legal successor of the original company. While technically this corporate entity was formed in 2008, the organization traces its roots and history back to 1842. The Belo Corporation used the A. H. Belo name from 1926 to 2002 when it was shortened to simply Belo. With the split, the old name, which honors Alfred Horatio Belo, founder of the Dallas Morning News, was revived.

The company also formerly published the Providence Journal, the Riverside Press-Enterprise, Quick, a free weekly in Dallas, and The Business Press, a weekly business publication in Riverside.

For decades, News-Texan, Inc., an A.H. Belo subsidiary, was the owner of The Dallas Morning News as well as other newspapers in the suburban Dallas area. Belo acquired seven newspapers in 1963, which included The Garland Daily News, The Grand Prairie Daily News, and The Richardson Daily News. The newspaper group would become Dallas-Fort Worth Suburban Newspapers, Inc. Belo executives specifically shifted the newspapers to afternoon delivery to compete with The Dallas Times-Herald, the rival of the chain's flagship The Dallas Morning News, according to Judith Garrett Segura, author of Belo: From Newspapers to New Media. She claims the newspapers were not profitable for roughly two years. These newspapers would operate and be published relatively independently until the late 1980s. Under increased advertising pressures and laws prohibiting media monopolies in urban markets, the newspapers were ultimately absorbed into The Dallas Morning News.


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Major Shareholders

Name Relationship Total Shares Holding stocks
MORONEY JAMES M III EVP/Publ & CEO Dallas MN 1.91%  (419164) AHC /
HERNDON DEALEY D 0.91%  (200000) AHC /
McKEON JOHN C Pres/GM of Dallas Morning News 0.27%  (58854) AHC /
Storer Timothy Michael President/Belo + Company 0.22%  (48000) AHC /
PUERNER JOHN P 0.20%  (42948) AHC /
MILLER TYREE B 0.18%  (39768) AHC / CORI / SWS /
ENGEL ALISON K SVP/CFO and Treasurer 0.13%  (29077) AHC /
CALDERA LOUIS E 0.11%  (24672) AHC / CECO /
MCCRAY RONALD D 0.10%  (21347) AHC / CECO / EVRY /
MONG ROBERT Editor, Dallas Morning News 0.10%  (21238) AHC /
BECKERT JOHN A 0.10%  (21226) AHC / MYCC /
SMALL NICOLE G 0.10%  (21226) AHC /
MOISE GRANT SVP/Bus Dev & Niche Products 0.06%  (13735) AHC /
MURRAY MARY K SVP/CFO, Treas. & Asst. Sec\'y 0.06%  (12478) AHC /
LARKIN CHRISTINE E VP/General Counsel 0.04%  (8383) AHC /
OHARA MICHAEL JOSEPH SVP/Chief Information Officer 0.02%  (3387) AHC /
Wilson Michael J. Dallas Morning News Editor 0.01%  (2794) AHC /
Purcell Leslie Nicole SVP/Chief Digital Officer 0.01%  (2794) AHC /
Hoagland Julie Kaye SVP/Chief People Officer 0.01%  (1220) AHC /