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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...

2013-01-17 20:21:54

CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Bruce Karsh as Chairman of the Board and Peter Liguori as Chief Executive Officer. The appointments are effective immediately. The company also announced that former Chief Executive Officer Eddy Hartenstein will continue to serve as Publisher of the Los Angeles Times and CEO of the Los Angeles Times Media Group, and will act as special advisor to the Office of the CEO. "The Board...

2012-12-31 08:20:59

CHICAGO, Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company announced today that it has successfully emerged from its Chapter 11 restructuring process. The company's plan of reorganization was confirmed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in July, and the Federal Communications Commission granted Tribune the necessary transfer applications and waivers in November. Tribune's plan of reorganization officially became effective today, Dec. 31, 2012, and distributions to...

2012-12-31 00:20:11

CHICAGO, Dec. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company announced that it will successfully emerge from its Chapter 11 restructuring process tomorrow, December 31, 2012, and that distributions to creditors will be initiated at that time. The company's plan of reorganization was confirmed by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in July, and the Federal Communications Commission granted Tribune the necessary transfer applications and waivers in November. "Tribune will emerge...

2012-11-16 16:22:57

CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Communications Commission today announced that it has approved Tribune Company's request for the assignment of its broadcast licenses, and has granted the company a permanent waiver of the ban on cross-ownership in Chicago and temporary waivers in New York, Los Angeles, South Florida and Hartford. Tribune owns 23 television stations and eight newspapers in markets across the country. "We are extremely pleased with today's action by the...

2011-07-18 11:30:00

CHICAGO, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company today announced a restructuring of its publishing division designed to streamline the organization, reposition resources and reduce expenses. As part of the restructuring, several of the division's finance and administrative functions are being reassigned to its business units in order to achieve greater efficiency. "The aggressive action we are taking today is designed to position our print and digital operations for long-term...

2011-06-20 10:15:00

CHICAGO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company today announced a restructuring of the two major lines of business at Tribune Media Services (TMS). The "Entertainment Products" division, a global leader in entertainment navigation and the provider of industry-leading databases of television, movie and celebrity information to thousands of companies, will operate as a stand-alone business and be part of Tribune Company's valuable portfolio of digital and other non-traditional...

2011-05-06 11:00:00

CHICAGO, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company today announced that its board of directors has appointed Eddy Hartenstein as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. He will be responsible for overseeing all of the company's operations. Hartenstein has served as co-president of the company and a member of its Executive Council since last October. "The board feels strongly that it is in Tribune's best interests to have one person providing strategic vision and...

2008-08-16 15:00:09

The Los Angeles Times has named Eddy Hartenstein as its new publisher. The former DirecTV chief will take charge Monday, filling the post vacated July 14 by David Hiller at the same time as staff cutbacks, the newspaper announced Saturday. Hartenstein will be faced with sharp declines in circulation and advertising revenues. "I'm not coming into this with blinders on," said Hartenstein, 57. "I realize that the problems are huge and daunting, but I don't believe there's anything that can't...