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Tribune Company

Tribune Company
Company nameTribune Company
Company typePrivate
Sloganvarious
IndustryNews, entertainment
Founded1847
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)
Employees14000

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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 CareerBuilder.com, Cars.com, Apartments.com and Topix.net. 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 Topix.com (34%).

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Tribune Co. Shakes Up Digital Divisions - Mediapost.com Tweet this news
Mediapost.com--by Gavin O'Malley, Yesterday, 8:20 PM Say goodbye to Tribune Interactive. As part of a broader restructuring, -Tribune Company- -- owner of The Los Angeles ... - Date : Wed, 03 Nov 2010 00:26:47 GMT+00:00
At the Library, Sam Zell on Marriage, Barney Frank and the Tribune Company - New York Observer Tweet this news
New York Observer--On the -Tribune Company-: "When you're dealing with a 160-year-old company, you have a lot of rigid scenarios. The history of monopolies being able to adjust ... - Date : Thu, 04 Nov 2010 17:32:49 GMT+00:00
Breaking: Lee Abrams Resigns from Tribune After Suspension - Forbes (blog) Tweet this news
Forbes (blog)--I emailed a -Tribune- spokesman to ask whether Abrams' resignation involved a settlement with the -company-; I'll update if I hear back about that. ... - Date : Fri, 15 Oct 2010 21:42:15 GMT+00:00
Tribune Might Move Offices, Jobs to Texas - MyFox Chicago Tweet this news
MyFox Chicago--Chicago - -Tribune Company- is looking to move some operations and jobs out of the Chicago area. The Dallas Morning News reports that Tribune representatives ... - Date : Tue, 03 Aug 2010 21:20:37 GMT+00:00
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Houston Press (blog)--The TV revolution is upon us - and the new -Tribune Company- is leading the resistance. We're recruiting a solid team of anti-establishment producer/editors, ... - Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2010 21:19:32 GMT+00:00
Texas Rangers: Nolan Ryan, Mark Cuban Bidding to Become New Owners - Bleacher Report Tweet this news
Bleacher Report--After his attempt at buying the Chicago Cubs from The -Tribune Company-, Cuban wrote on his blog As a Rangers fan, do you want to see Mark Cuban as the new ... - Date : Thu, 05 Aug 2010 02:03:24 GMT+00:00
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OfficialWire (press release)--by Press Office The -Tribune Company- - SWOT Analysis company profile is the essential source for top-level company data and information. ... - Date : Mon, 12 Jul 2010 12:45:44 GMT+00:00
Creditors want more time to study Tribune plan - Radio & Television Business Report Tweet this news
Radio & Television Business Report--Wells Fargo Bank, as agent for the holders of a $1.6 billion bridge loan to -Tribune Company-, has asked the bankruptcy judge overseeing the Chapter 11 case ... - Date : Mon, 02 Aug 2010 20:12:23 GMT+00:00
WSFL cancels The Morning Show - Sun-Sentinel Tweet this news
Sun-Sentinel--Show employees are being assisted, including finding jobs for them within the Sun Sentinel and other -Tribune company- properties, he said.--- - Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2010 18:13:10 GMT+00:00
Watchdog Groups File Opposition To Tribune License Transfer - All Access Music Group Tweet this news
All Access Music Group--"Many of the same creditors that contributed to the ill-advised transaction that buried the -TRIBUNE COMPANY- in debt now seek unprecedented waivers to allow ... - Date : Tue, 15 Jun 2010 18:22:24 GMT+00:00

Television stations :
DMA# City of license/Market Station Channel
'TV / DT'
Owned Since Affiliation
1. New York City WPIX ** 11 / 11 1948 CW
2. Los Angeles KTLA 5 / 31 1985 CW
3. Chicago WGN-TV ** 9 / 19 1948 CW
4. Philadelphia WPHL-TV 17 / 17 1992 MyNetworkTV
5. Dallas - Fort Worth KDAF 33 / 32 1997 CW
9. Washington, D.C. WDCW 50 / 50 1999 CW
10. Houston KIAH 39 / 38 1995 CW
13. Tacoma - Seattle KCPQ 13 / 13 1999 Fox
KZJO 22 / 25 1998 MyNetworkTV
16. Miami - Fort Lauderdale WSFL-TV 39 / 19 1997 CW
17. Denver KWGN-TV 2 / 34 1966 CW
20. Sacramento - Stockton - Modesto KTXL 40 / 40 1997 Fox
21. St. Louis KPLR-TV 11 / 26 2003 CW
22. Salem - Portland, OR KRCW-TV 32 / 33 2003 CW
27. Indianapolis WXIN 59 / 45 1997 Fox
Bloomington, Indiana WTTV 4 / 48 2002 CW
Kokomo, Indiana WTTK (satellite of WTTV) 29 / 29 2002 CW
28. San Diego KSWB-TV 69 / 19 1996 Fox
30. Hartford - New Haven, CT WTIC-TV 61 / 31 1997 Fox
Waterbury, Connecticut WCCT-TV 20 / 20 2001 CW
39. York - Harrisburg -
Lancaster - Lebanon, PA
WPMT 43 / 47 1997 Fox
41. Grand Rapids - Battle Creek -
Kalamazoo, MI
WXMI 17 / 19 1998 Fox
52. New Orleans WGNO 26 / 26 1983 ABC
WNOL-TV 38 / 15 1999 CW

Radio station :

Radio station :
DMA# Market Station Owned Since Current Format
3. Chicago WGN-720 1924 Talk

Radio station :
Website Link Affiliates
ForSalebyowner.com ForSalebyowner.com Wholly Owned
CareerBuilder CareerBuilder.com McClatchy and Gannett
Topix.net Topix.net McClatchy and Gannett
Healthkey.com Healthkey.com Wholly Owned

Illinois-based Corporations

Fortune 500
Corporations
(by size - 2010)
Archer Daniels Midland * Boeing * Walgreen Company * State Farm Insurance Cos. * Sears Holdings Corporation * Kraft Foods * Caterpillar Inc. * Allstate * Abbott Laboratories * Deere & Company * McDonald's * Motorola * Exelon * UAL Corporation * Illinois Tool Works * Sara Lee Corporation * Baxter International * Navistar International * RR Donnelley * Discover Financial * Aon Corporation * Integrys Energy Group * OfficeMax * W. W. Grainger * Fortune Brands * Smurfit-Stone Container * Telephone and Data Systems * Anixter International * United Stationers * Tenneco * Northern Trust
Fortune 1000
Corporations
(by size - 2010)
Companies listed above, plus: Hospira * Old Republic International * Nalco Holding Company * Corn Products International * Pactiv * Hyatt Hotels Corp. * Country Financial * General Growth Properties * Hewitt Associates * Unitrin Inc * Nicor * CME Group * CF Industries Holdings * Molex * Jones Lang LaSalle * Packaging Corp. of America * Brookdale Senior Living * Equity Residential * Career Education Corporation * AptarGroup * True Value * Gardner Denver * Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Other major private and
public companies
(alphabetically)
Ace Hardware * ACCO Brands * Amsted Industries * Baker & McKenzie * Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association * CDW * CNA Financial * Dot Foods * Eby-Brown * Electro-Motive Diesel * Flex-N-Gate * Follett Corporation * Global Hyatt * Grant Thornton LLP * Health Care Service Corporation * Heico Cos. * Jenner & Block * Kirkland & Ellis * Marmon Group * Mayer Brown * Medline Industries * OSI Group * Reyes Holdings * Sauer-Danfoss * Schiff Hardin LLP * Sidley Austin * Skidmore, Owings and Merrill * Solo Cup Company * Tellabs * Tribune Company * U.S. Foodservice * Walsh Group * Wirtz Corp.

Principal owners of the Chicago Cubs franchise

William Hulbert * Albert Spalding * Jim Hart * Charles Murphy * Charles Phelps Taft * Charles Weeghman * William Wrigley, Jr. * Philip K. Wrigley * William Wrigley III * Tribune Company * Thomas S. Ricketts



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