Tribune to Pay Outstanding Loan Balance of Syndicated Asset-Backed Facility

November 10, 2009

CHICAGO, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ — Tribune Company announced today that it will pay back the entire $170 million loan outstanding under the Company’s syndicated accounts receivable asset-backed Debtor-in-Possession (DIP) facility led by Barclays Bank PLC (Barclays). All lenders will be notified of Tribune’s intent today.

TRIBUNE is America’s largest employee-owned media company, operating businesses in publishing, interactive and broadcasting. In publishing, Tribune’s leading daily newspapers include the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Sun Sentinel (South Florida), Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant, Morning Call and Daily Press. The company’s broadcasting group operates 23 television stations, WGN America on national cable, and Chicago’s WGN-AM. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune’s print and broadcast properties and extend the company’s nationwide audience. At Tribune we take what we do seriously and with a great deal of pride. We also value the creative spirit and nurture a corporate culture that doesn’t take itself too seriously.

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