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Tribune Media Company
Publicly traded company
IndustryEntertainment, broadcasting
FoundedJune 10, 1847 (1847-06-10) (original foundation, as the Chicago Daily Tribune)
1861 (1861) (as Tribune Company)
August 4, 2014 (2014-08-04) (as Tribune Media Company)
Key people
Peter Liguori (President/CEO)
ProductsTelevision, radio, television production, real estate
RevenueIncrease US$3.18 billion (FY 2010)
OwnerOaktree Capital Management (23%)
Angelo, Gordon & Co. (9%)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (9%)
(corporate employees hold the remaining 48% ownership interest)
Number of employees
The Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago is the headquarters of the Tribune Media Company.

The Tribune Media Company, also known as Tribune Media and used to be known as Tribune Company, is a media company that is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Through its broadcasting company, Tribune Broadcasting, it is one of the largest television broadcasting companies, owning 39 television stations across the United States. Before the August 2014 spin-off of its publishing division into Tribune Publishing, it was the nation's second-largest newspaper publisher (behind the Gannett Company) and owned newspapers such as the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and the Orlando Sentinel. It also has media service companies, such as Tribune Media Services.

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Media related to Tribune Media Company at Wikimedia Commons

  • Tribune Media Company's official website
  • Nieman Journalism Lab. "Tribune Company". Encyclo: an encyclopedia of the future of news. Retrieved 1 April 2012.