Belo 8-K 2010
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 11, 2010
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (214) 977-6606
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The 2010 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Belo Corp. (the Company or Belo) was held on May 11, 2010, in Dallas, Texas. The following are the final voting results and a brief description of each matter submitted to the Companys shareholders at that meeting. Each proposal is described in more detail in the Companys Proxy Statement.
Proposal 1: Election of Directors. The shareholders of the Company elected each of the following Class III director nominees nominated by the Companys Board of Directors. Class III directors are eligible to serve a three-year term until the 2013 annual meeting. The following is a tabulation of voting results with respect to each director nominee.
Proposal 2: Ratification of the Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. The Companys shareholders ratified the appointment of Ernst and Young LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2010 by the following vote:
Proposal 3: Consideration of a Shareholder Proposal Relating to Repeal of Belos Classified Board. The Companys shareholders did not approve a shareholder proposal that the Company declassify its Board of Directors and establish annual elections of directors by the following vote:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.