Tribune Media

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Tribune Media Company
TypePublicly traded company
Traded asNYSETRCO
IndustryEntertainment, broadcasting
When it was createdJune 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)
HeadquartersChicago, Illinois, United States
Key peoplePeter Liguori (President/CEO)
Things madeTelevision, radio, television production, real estate
Money earnedIncrease US$3.18 billion (FY 2010)
Owner(s)Oaktree Capital Management (23%)
Angelo, Gordon & Co. (9%)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (9%)
(corporate employees hold the remaining 48% ownership interest)
Employees14,000
Websitewww.tribunemedia.com
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.