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February 07, 2016 9:28 PM ET


Company Overview of Freedom Communications, Inc.

Company Overview

Freedom Communications, Inc., a media company, publishes information and entertainment Websites, newspapers, magazines, mobile applications, and other specialty publications. Its print portfolio includes daily and weekly newspapers; shopper’s publications; magazines; and community newspapers that serve specific cities, audiences, and geographic areas. Freedom Communications, Inc. was formerly known as Freedom Newspapers, Inc. and changed its name to Freedom Communications, Inc. in 1994. The company was incorporated in 1950 and is based in Santa Ana, California. On November 1, 2015, Freedom Communications, Inc. along with its affiliates filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chap...

625 North Grand Avenue

Santa Ana, CA 92701

United States

Founded in 1950





Key Executives for Freedom Communications, Inc.

Chief Executive, President and Publisher
Age: 49
President of Freedom Interactive Inc
Age: 56
President of Freedom Broadcasting Inc
Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development
Senior Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Freedom Communications, Inc. Key Developments

Freedom Communications Seeks To Sell Assets

Freedom Communications, Inc. file a motion seeking entry of two orders; First, the Bid Procedures Order and Second, the Sale Order. In support of this Motion, the Debtors submit the Declaration of Chris D. Dahl, the Declaration of Robert P. Mosier, the Debtors' Independent Sales Representative and the Declaration of Christopher T. Nicholls of FTI Capital Advisors, LLC with respect to the specifics of the proposed sale of the Debtors' assets. Pursuant to the Bidding Procedures Order, the Debtors, with the consent of the Committee and in consultation with the DIP Agent, are authorized to enter into an asset purchase agreement with a stalking horse bidder with respect to all or a portion of the assets not later than February 5, 2016.

Tribune Publishing To Reportedly Fund Freedom's Bankruptcy Case For Bidding Rights

Tribune Publishing Company (NYSE:TPUB) is known to be eyeing acquiring Orange County Register Communications Inc. from Freedom Communications, Inc. On November 4, 2015, reported that Tribune Publishing offered to fund Freedom Communications' bankruptcy case in return for bidding rights during the company's sale process. The offer was reportedly made during Freedom's first bankruptcy hearing. Freedom Communications' Chief Executive Officer Richard Mirman and Mike Harrah reportedly plan to acquire the company's assets out of bankruptcy in a court-supervised auction.

Freedom Communications, Inc. Announces Management Changes

The co-owners of Freedom Communications Inc. resigned from all executive duties, more than two years after buying the firm. Aaron Kushner and Eric Spitz announced their decision to employees, although Spitz will stay on as Freedom's chairman of the board, working with investors and the board of directors. Rich Mirman, a former casino marketing executive who has run day-to-day operations since last fall, assumed executive duties as Freedom's chief executive and president. Mirman is a former executive at Nevada-based casino and resort operator Harrah's Entertainment, since renamed Caesars Entertainment. He worked in several positions from 1997 to 2007, including senior vice-president of business development and chief marketing officer.

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