October 24, 2016 4:42 AM ET


Company Overview of Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC

Company Overview

Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC engages in print and digital publishing, events, and custom publishing businesses in California. Its publishing portfolio includes Los Angeles Times, a metropolitan daily newspaper; latimes.com, a newspaper Website; The Los Angeles Times magazine; TheEnvelope.com, an awards show Website that features breaking news and analysis of awards; Times Community News, which consists of suburban daily and weekly newspapers and Websites; and the Spanish language Hoy and Fin de Semana newspapers and Websites. It also offers custom publishing services for multi and single-sponsor special text and advertising sections; printing, packaging, and distribution services fo...

220 West 1st Street

Los Angeles, CA 90012

United States

Founded in 1881





Key Executives for Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC

Editor-In-Chief and Publisher
Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer
Editor of Glendale News Press Burbank Leader
Editor of the Editorial Pages
Managing Editor of Online
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC Key Developments

Tribune Still Seeks To Buy Register

The owner of the Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC, will still bid for the Press-Enterprise Company and Orange County Register Communications Inc., Tribune Publishing’s new Chief Executive, Justin Dearborn said. "the company still is actively working on a bid for the assets of Freedom Communications, Inc. which filed for bankruptcy protection in November 2016. Freedom’s two newspapers and related assets will be sold in a court-supervised auction this month. But Dearborn noted that there is a price where we would walk away from the Freedom bidding."

Tribune Papers Reportedly Likely To Be Sold, LA Times Split Off

Rupert Murdoch, Co-chairman of News Corporation (NasdaqGS:NWSA), on November 27, 2015, said that he had strong word that the Tribune Publishing Company (NYSE:TPUB)'s newspaper group will be bought by a Wall Street firm, while the Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC will be split off and purchased by local investors including philanthropist Eli Broad. Rupert Murdoch did not say on his verified Twitter account which firm would acquire the newspaper group or the timing of any deal. Murdoch tweeted that he did not bid and had no interest. A Los Angeles Times representative referred questions to a Tribune Co spokesman, who could not immediately be reached for comment. A spokeswoman for Broad, who has previously expressed an interest in the Los Angeles Times, declined to comment.

Los Angeles Times and The San Diego Union-Tribune Appoint Timothy E. Ryan as Publisher and CEO

Tribune Publishing Co. announced that Timothy E. Ryan, an accomplished media executive who has served as Publisher & CEO of The Baltimore Sun and The Morning Call, has been appointed as Publisher & CEO of the Los Angeles Times and The San Diego Union-Tribune. Ryan, who is relocating to Los Angeles, will also serve as CEO of the Company’s California News Group and will report to Tribune Publishing CEO Jack Griffin. Austin Beutner, who most recently held these positions, is departing the company effective immediately. Ryan was appointed Publisher & CEO of The Baltimore Sun in 2007 and assumed the additional duties of Publisher & CEO of The Morning Callin 2010.

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