Dunia A. Shive was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Belo Corp. in November 2007. Previously Shive served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Belo Corp. from February to November 2007 with responsibility for executing Belo's strategy across the Company's legacy and Internet businesses. Prior to this role Shive was the president/Media Operations with oversight of all of Belo's television cable news and interactive media operations two of the Company's three major newspapers The Providence Journal and The Press-Enterprise and Belo's Capital Bureau in Washington D.C.
From January 2005 through January 2006 Shive served as executive vice president of Belo Corp. and from January 2004 through December 2004 as executive vice president/Media Operations. Shive previously served as executive vice president/Chief Financial Officer of the Company and has been a member of Belo's Management Committee since June 1998. Shive served as Chief Financial Officer from June 1998 to December 2003.
Shive joined Belo as corporate controller in May 1993 and served in that capacity until January 1995 when she was promoted to vice president/Controller. A year later she was named vice president/Finance and in July 1997 she became senior vice president/Corporate Operations. She was named senior vice president/Chief Financial Officer in June 1998.
From 1989 to 1993 Shive served as assistant controller for Tyler Corporation a publicly held company headquartered in Dallas. From 1982 to 1989 she was an audit manager for Arthur Young & Company where she worked with several publicly held companies including Belo.
Shive holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas Tech University and has completed executive education courses at Harvard Business School (Strategic Marketing Management) and Stanford Graduate School of Business (Leading Change and Organizational Renewal). In 2001 she received the "Outstanding Alumni" award from Ernst & Young (Dallas office). Shive is a member of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and also serves on the Board of Directors of the Television Operator's Caucus.
She and her husband Robert have three children.