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August 02, 2015 5:21 PM ET

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Company Overview of Tribune Broadcasting Company, LLC

Company Overview

Tribune Broadcasting Company, LLC owns and operates television stations in the United States. It also develops and distributes first-run television programming for the Tribune station group and for national syndication; Chicago’s WGN-AM; and the Chicago Cubs baseball team. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. Tribune Broadcasting Company, LLC operates as a subsidiary of Tribune Media Company.

435 North Michigan Avenue

Suite 1800

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

Founded in 1924

Phone:

312-222-3333

Fax:

312-321-0446

Key Executives for Tribune Broadcasting Company, LLC

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 43
General Manager of WGN-TV and President of WGN-TV
Age: 53
President of Strategic Programming & Acquisitions
Age: 41
President of Broadcast Media
Age: 59
President of WGN-AM Radio and General Manager of WGN-AM Radio
Age: 62
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Tribune Broadcasting Company, LLC Key Developments

Tribune Broadcasting Names Michael Page as Vice President, Digital Local Sales, Effective June 3, 2015

Tribune Broadcasting announced the appointment of Michael Page as Vice President, Digital Local Sales, responsible for driving digital revenue growth at the local station level. Page joins Tribune Broadcasting on June 3rd and will report to Angela Betasso, SVP of Sales. Page comes to Tribune Broadcasting from Gannett Digital Ventures, where he was Vice President, Digital Auto and a key advisor on the company's $2.5 billion acquisition of Cars.com.

Tribune Broadcasting Names Jon Hitchcock as Vice President and General Manager of WTIC-TV and WCCT-TV

Tribune Broadcasting announced that Jon Hitchcock has been named vice president and general manager of WTIC-TV and WCCT-TV. He starts April 6, 2015. Hitchcock will be in charge of strategic planning and daily operations for WTIC, a Fox affiliate, and WCCT, a CW affiliate. He will report to Lynda King, chief operating officer of Tribune Broadcasting. Hitchcock spent 17 years at WTNH-TV and WCTX-TV in New Haven. Recently, he was a president and general manager of KYW-TV and WPSG-TV, the CBS stations in Philadelphia. Hitchcock replaces Chris Geiger, who resigned in December after less than a year on the job.

Tribune Broadcasting Appoints Bart Feder to Senior Vice President of News

Tribune Broadcasting announced the appointment of Bart Feder to Senior Vice President of News. Feder, most recently served as a top executive at CNN, will be responsible for overseeing all news operations and news production for Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated stations. He will begin his new duties on March 2, 2015 and report to Larry Wert, Tribune's President of Broadcast Media.

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