Tribune Announces Outstanding Employee Award Winners for 2010
CHICAGO, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Tribune Company today announced the winners of its Outstanding Tribune Employee Award for 2010. The program is designed to recognize the achievements and significant contributions of individual employees across the company.
This program recognizes an individual or group of individuals from each of Tribune’s business units, the corporate office and other departments for exemplary performance last year. Employees at the level of the manager or below are eligible. The individuals recognized include security personnel at the Los Angeles Times, whose quick action saved the life of an employee, a reporter who excelled at combining technology with watchdog journalism, and the company’s entire technology help-desk. Award recipients will receive $2,500 and a certificate of appreciation in recognition of their talent, innovation and dedication during 2010. Winning teams will share the $2,500 award.
“Across the country, we have dedicated employees working hard day in and day out,” said Don Liebentritt, Tribune’s co-president. “Recognizing and rewarding these individuals for their outstanding performance is important–on behalf of Tribune’s executive team, I congratulate the winners and thank them for their significant contributions to the company.”
Following is a complete list of the award winners.
TV STATIONS ----------- WPIX-TV Chris Mangan, Campaign Manager/Sales WGN-TV Pat Curry, Manager/Assignment Desk KTLA-TV Bridget Meek, Digital Assets Supervisor KSWB-TV Katie Parish, News Production Manager KIAH-TV Martin Calvi, Editor KTXL-TV Karen Hoffman, Administrative Coordinator WDCW-TV Shannon Days, Promotions Producer WPHL-TV Efraim Sosa, National Sales Associate WXMI-TV Chris Koops, Assignment Manager WSFL-TV Rebecca Pico, Asst Traffic Manager KRCW-TV Christopher Bilbao, Writer/Producer WPMT-TV Andy Nitchman, Photo Journalist William Jones, Marcos Barbosa, George Chambers, Jr., James Simmons, Les Waters, Gene Peterson, KDAF-TV Jude Garcia/Engineering WTIC/WCCT Jennifer Bernstein, Video Journalist WGNO/WNOL Harvey Leblanc, Technician/Engineering WXIN/WTTV Stacey Cutshaw, Asst Chief Engineer KCPQ/KMYQ Nancy MacDonald, Traffic Coordinator Ed Mockus, Senior Manager, Credit and Tower WGN America Operations WGN Radio Judy Tarmino, Accounting Manager PUBLISHING ---------- Los Angeles Times Syed Akbar and Reginald Morgan, Security Officers Manuel Castillo, Lead Electrician/Facilities Chicago Tribune Brian Boyer, Editor of News Applications Baltimore Sun Justin Fenton, Reporter Sun Sentinel Terry Ham, Pressroom Team Leader, USA Today Team Tracey Thomas, Manager of Contracts and other Orlando Sentinel Publications Hartford Courant Alaine Griffin, Reporter Helen Ubinas, Columnist Daily Press Nicole Paitsel, Reporter Morning Call Melissa Smith, Sales Manager OTHER DIVISIONS --------------- Tribune Media Sheela Chandrasekhara, Manager of Finance and Services Strategy Tribune Digital Eric Hill, Manager/Ad Support Trafficking Tribune 365 Pat Clifton, Client Services Executive Technology Help Desk Staff Corporate Office Deno Evans, Supervisor of building engineering
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