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2014-04-17 08:23:34

Grants target Central and Southern Illinois communities hardest hit by last November's tornadoes CHICAGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Illinois Tornado Relief Effort campaign, in partnership with WGN Radio, Chicago Tribune, WGN-TV and the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, has raised more than $880,000, from nearly 7,200 generous donors. With matching funds from the McCormick Foundation and all expenses covered by the partners and the Foundation, over $1.1 million has...

2014-04-14 12:30:40

CHICAGO, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Tribune announced today that James Patterson is the winner of its 2014 Young Adult Literary Award, in recognition of his efforts to encourage, inspire and motivate children to read. The annual award acknowledges the power of literacy in the lives of young adults specifically. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140414/72998 "The Tribune carries on a great literary tradition, and we believe that the written word can transform...

2014-04-01 16:23:56

CHICAGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company announced that it will receive a gross cash distribution of approximately $160 million from Classified Ventures' sale of Apartments.com, following the close of the transaction today. Tribune Company is one of five media companies that own Classified Ventures. The company said previously that it will use the proceeds from the cash distribution for general corporate purposes. TRIBUNE is one of the country's leading multimedia...

2014-03-31 12:26:03

CHICAGO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Broadcasting today announced the appointment of Greg Easterly as President & General Manager of WGN-TV in Chicago. In addition to his responsibilities at WGN-TV, Easterly will oversee CLTV, Tribune Broadcasting's Chicago-based regional cable news channel. Easterly will begin his new duties on April 14, and report to Larry Wert, President/Broadcast Media. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140331/CG94134 Easterly, 52, joins...

2014-03-27 12:26:35

CHICAGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company announced today that it will report financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2013 at 8 a.m. ET on Friday, March 28. The consolidated financial statements along with management's discussion and analysis of financial condition and results of operations will be available in the Financial Information section of the Company's corporate website, www.tribune.com. TRIBUNE is one of the country's leading multimedia...

2014-03-21 08:24:33

CHICAGO, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Allegations continue surrounding the testing of two annuloplasty rings, invented by the chief of cardiac surgery, Dr. Patrick McCarthy at Northwestern University, the Myxo Ring, and the IMR Ring (invented by McCarthy, and colleagues). Both rings were implanted in patients, allegedly, without their consent. These rings considered to be similar to the pre-existing devices, which never underwent FDA approval or FDA registration for legal sales on...

2014-03-20 08:27:49

"Newsbeat" App Delivers Personalized Playlists of the Latest News PALO ALTO, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Digital Ventures, the technology and innovation arm of Tribune Company, today launched Newsbeat, a mobile news app that provides audio streaming of roughly 7,000 stories each day from hundreds of leading newspapers and websites. Using a blend of human voice-overs and advanced text-to-speech technology, Newsbeat delivers a personalized newscast experience that...

2014-03-17 16:26:46

CHICAGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company today announced the appointment of Keith Bowen to the newly created position of Chief Revenue Officer. Bowen will be responsible for maximizing revenue across the company's growing broadcast and digital media portfolio, including its local television stations and WGN America. He will lead the company's effort to drive its revenue streams and identify new opportunities for growth. Bowen will begin his new duties on April 1, and...

2014-03-06 12:24:54

Eddy Hartenstein to Become Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Jack Griffin Named Tribune Publishing CEO, John Bode Continues as Chief Financial Officer CHICAGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company today named the leadership team that will guide Tribune Publishing following its pending separation from the company. Peter Liguori, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tribune Company, announced that Eddy Hartenstein, publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times, will...

2014-02-25 16:25:58

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company today announced that Peter Liguori, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a question and answer session at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. The session will begin at 4:50 p.m. PT. An audio webcast of the session will be available live here. A replay of the audio webcast will be available in the Financial Information section of the...