2008 A. H. BELO INCENTIVE COMPENSATION PLAN
NON-EMPLOYEE DIRECTOR EVIDENCE OF GRANT
Date of Grant: Date Of Grant
Under the terms of the A. H. Belo Incentive Compensation Plan (the “Plan”), you have been awarded the
following grant(s). All grant(s) are effective on the Date of Grant set forth above and are subject to the applicable
terms and conditions of the Plan, which are incorporated herein by reference. Your long-term incentive grant(s)
are described below.
Your right, if any, to exercise vested and unvested stock options upon your termination of service is set forth in
the termination guidelines attached as Appendix A to this Evidence of Grant.
Your right, if any, to payment with respect to your Restricted Stock Units upon your termination of service is
set forth in the termination guidelines attached as Appendix A to this Evidence of Grant.
3. Change in Control . In the event of a Change in Control as defined in the Plan, (i) all unvested stock
options will vest and become exercisable immediately and (ii) all RSUs will vest immediately. Vested RSUs will
be paid at the earliest practicable date that payment may be made without violating any applicable provision of
Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code.
If you have questions concerning this award, please contact Dan Blizzard at (214)977-7246.
1. Stock Options .
Number of shares:
##,### shares of A. H. Belo Corporation Series B Common Stock
Option exercise price:
$X.XX per share (closing market price on grant date)
Vesting and exercise date:
##,### shares on and after Month/Day/Year (one year from grant date)
The option will expire on, and may not be exercised after, Month/Day/Year
(ten years from grant date)
2. Restricted Stock Units .
Number of RSUs:
100% on the date of the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Month/Year (one
year from grant date)