TVNewser LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllTwitter AllFacebook InsideFacebook InsideSocialGames InsideMobileApps

Belo First Quarter Revenue Grows 2.8%

Belo Corp.’s total revenue grew to $160.3 million in the first quarter of 2012, a 2.8% increase on the year-ago quarter.

Growth in core spot revenue, which was up 2%,  came from strong automotive, retail and telecommunications categories, according to Belo. Political revenue in the first quarter of 2013 declined by $1 million from 2012, which was an election year. Total spot revenue grew 1% compared to the year-ago quarter. Internet advertising grew 22% and retransmission revenue grew 8%.

Dallas-based Belo owns 21 stations in 16 markets.

Mediabistro Course

Get $25 OFF Podcasting

PodcastingStarting July 31, learn how to develop and create your own podcast in just a a matter of weeks! In this course you'll learn how to determine the goals of your podcast, pinpoint your concept, contact and book guests, distribute and market your podcast and more. Get $25 OFF with code CLASS25Register now!