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2014-10-17 08:24:37

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA) and 21st Century Fox have reached agreement on a new multi-year extension of the FOX affiliation in Seattle with Tribune owned station, KCPQ-TV. Under the terms of the agreement, Tribune will continue its FOX affiliation with KCPQ-TV in Seattle through July 2018, which is concurrent with the timing of seven other Tribune Broadcasting FOX affiliation agreements. As part of the agreement, FOX has withdrawn its...

2014-10-14 08:28:03

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA) today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program, under which the Company may repurchase up to $400 million of its outstanding Class A common stock. "Our Board of Directors and senior management strongly believe that Tribune Media's free cash flows, growth prospects and long-term strategy are not reflected by the company's current stock price," said Peter Liguori, Tribune...

2014-10-08 08:30:16

CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, people are inspired to do something extraordinary in their jobs. They follow their passion, invent new possibilities and better the lives of others. CareerBuilder launched a new "Inspired at Work" series today to tell their stories. The first video features Chris Maury who was told he would only have his eyesight for another five to ten years. He responded by founding Conversant Labs, a company that focuses on building cool, new...

2014-10-02 08:26:41

Acquisition of HWW positions Gracenote for growth throughout Asia-Pacific EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gracenote, a division of Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA), today announced that it has acquired HWW, Australia's leading provider of TV and movie data, for $19 million USD ($21 million AUD) from Mi9, which is owned by Nine Entertainment Co. This acquisition expands Gracenote's international reach into the Australian TV and digital entertainment market,...

2014-10-01 12:26:19

CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Media Company (OTC: TRBAA) today announced that it and the remaining partners in Classified Ventures, LLC (CV), have completed the sale of their entire stakes in CV to Gannett Co., Inc. CV, whose primary asset is the online car shopping website Cars.com, is a joint venture among Tribune Media, McClatchy, Gannett, Graham Holdings Company and A. H. Belo Corporation. Tribune Media owned 27.8% of CV. Gross proceeds to the selling partners...

2014-09-23 12:27:30

CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2013, Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA, "Tribune") and Twenty-First Century Fox ("Fox") have been conducting ongoing discussions regarding Tribune's Fox affiliation in Seattle, KCPQ. Throughout the course of this dialogue, which is ongoing, a variety of alternatives have been discussed and there is no resolution at this time. Fox has sent to Tribune a notice of termination of the Seattle affiliation agreement effective January 17, 2015....

2014-09-08 23:02:40

Matrix will provide Tribune with enhanced sales management functionality from media specific CRM through sales analytics and reporting; providing real-time advertising revenue insight. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Matrix Solutions, the leading provider of media customer relationship management (CRM) and sales intelligence software, has announced Tribune Broadcasting as their newest customer. Tribune Broadcasting has implemented the web-based and hosted Matrix software system...

2014-09-08 16:22:43

CHICAGO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Media Company (OTC: TRBAA) today announced that Peter Liguori, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a question and answer session at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference in Los Angeles, CA on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. The session will begin at 4:45 p.m. PT. An audio webcast of the session will be available live here. A replay of the audio webcast will be...

2014-08-26 00:20:44

Entertainment and technology veteran to head up the metadata and technology business for Tribune Media EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA) today announced the appointment of John Batter as chief executive officer of Gracenote and executive vice president of Tribune Media. An experienced technology and entertainment executive, Batter will set the strategic direction and drive growth for Gracenote's core music and video metadata and...

2014-08-21 16:22:49

CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA) today announced that Peter Liguori, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a question and answer session at the Nomura Digital Media Conference in New York, NY on Thursday, September 4, 2014. The session will begin at 1:15 p.m. ET. An audio webcast of the session will be available live here. A replay of the audio webcast will be available on the Tribune Media Investor Relations website at...


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