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Tribune Company

Tribune Company
Company nameTribune Company
Company typePrivate
IndustryNews, entertainment
HeadquartersChicago, Illinois
Key peopleSam Zell, Chairman
Tony Hunter & Eddy Hartenstein, Co-CEO Publishers
Gerry Spector, COO
Nils Larsen, Chairman, Tribune Broadcasting
Gary Weitman, SVP/Corporate Relations
Sean Compton, President Programming & Entertainment, Tribune Broadcasting
Jerry Kersting, President Broadcasting
Productstelevision, newspapers, radio
Revenue(+) {{US$|5.73}} billion (FY 2005)

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The Tribune Company is a large American multimedia corporation based in Chicago, Illinois. It is the nation's second-largest newspaper publisher, with ten daily newspapers and commuter tabloids including Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Hartford Courant, Orlando Sentinel, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Baltimore Sun, Daily Press and The Morning Call, among others.

Through Tribune Broadcasting, the company operates 23 television stations, WGN America on national cable, and Chicago's WGN-AM. The group's combined reach is more than 80 percent of U.S. television households. Investment interests include Food Network (31%).

Tribune Interactive, another subsidiary, manages the interactive operations of major daily newspapers such as Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times and their associated websites. Its national network sites owned with partners include,, and With more than 50 websites overall, Tribune Interactive ranks among the nation's leading news and information networks. The sites attract more than 20 million unique visitors per month.

Tribune Media Services provides syndicated content to print and electronic media.

Key company investment interests include CareerBuilder (30.8% owned), Classified Ventures (28%) and (34%).

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