Top Belo Execs Get Big Salary Bumps

Top executives at A.H. Belo are getting big pay raises despite a 45% decline in the publisher’s stock price during 2011, the fourth straight year it lost money. CEO Robert Decherd’s annual base salary will jump 25% to $600,000 in April, while Dallas Morning News publisher Jim Moroney’s base salary will increase 15.5% to $540,000; CFO Alison Engel’s will increase 8.3% to $325,000; and SVP Daniel Blizzard’s will increase 12% to $280,000.