Tribune Media Co.
Address: Chicago, IL
Formerly known as:
newspapers: publishing or publishing & printing
The Tribune Company filed for bankruptcy in December 2008 after an $8.2 billion leveraged buyout by Sam Zell. It emerged four years later. It spun off Tribune Publishing in 2014 and changed its name to Tribune Media Co.
Tribune Media Co. financial information:
People related to Tribune Media Co.:
Craig A. Jacobson - director
Bruce A. Karsh - chairman
Peter M. Kern - director
Edward P. Lazarus - EVP & general counsel
Ross Levinsohn - director
Peter Liguori - CEO
Peter E. Murphy - director
Laura R. Walker - director
Other current Tribune Media Co. relationships:
Alvarez & Marsal - restructuring adviser
Angelo Gordon & Co. - stockholder
CareerBuilder - part-owner
David Leach LLC - lobby firm
Food Network - part-owner
JPMorgan Chase & Co. - stockholder
McCormick Foundation - shareholder
media - media company
Oaktree Capital Management - stockholder
Sinclair Broadcast Group - acquirer
Tribune Media Services - subsidiary
Tribune Media Co. past relationships:
Alden Global Capital - debt holder
Baltimore Sun - subsidiary
Jeffrey S. Berg - director
Eli Broad - purchase bidder
Charles T. Brumback - chairman & CEO
Ronald W. Burkle - purchase bidder
Jeffrey Chandler - director
Chicago Cubs - subsidiary
Chicago Tribune - subsidiary
Classified Ventures - partner
Stanton R. Cook (deceased) - chairman & CEO
James C. Dowdle (deceased) - EVP
Dennis J. FitzSimons - chairman, CEO & president
Roger Goodan - director
Brian L. Greenspun - director & investor
Eddy W. Hartenstein - director
Hartford Courant - subsidiary
Enrique Hernandez Jr. - director
David D. Hiller - SVP
Betsy D. Holden - director
Koch Industries - mulled newspaper acquisition (2013)
Nils E. Larsen - EVP & CIO
Lazard Ltd. - bankruptcy adviser
Kenneth Liang - director
Los Angeles Times - subsidiary
Los Angeles Times employees vs. Sam Zell - defendant
John W. Madigan - chairman & CEO
Andrew J. McKenna Sr. - director
Randy Michaels - COO, CEO
Morning Call - subsidiary
Robert S. Morrison - director
Ruthellyn Musil - SVP
Newport News Daily Press - subsidiary
Newsday - subsidiary
Orlando Sentinel - subsidiary
William A. Osborn - director
William C. Pate - director
quadrantONE - partner
Quinn Gillespie & Associates - lobby firm
J. Christopher Reyes - director
Mark S. Shapiro - director
Sidley Austin LLP - bankruptcy adviser
South Florida Sun-Sentinel - subsidiary
Gerald A. Spector - COO
William Stinehart Jr. - director
Blair Richard Surkamer - director of manufacturing & distribution
Dudley S. Taft - director
Times Mirror Company - acquirer
Times Mirror Magazines - subsidiary
Tribune Interactive - subsidiary
Tronc Inc. - spinoff company
Kathryn C. Turner - director
Miles D. White - director
Mary Agnes Wilderotter - director
Frank E. Wood - director
Sam Zell - chairman
Additional Muckety map information sources:
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission;
U.S. Senate Office of Public Records;
Wall Street Journal
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Muckety news stories featuring Tribune Media Co.
The Koch brothers have decided not to pursue acquisition of Tribune Company newspapers.
August 23, 2013
The libertarian Koch brothers, seeking new ways to broaden their already significant influence on American politics, are considering an acquisition of eight newspapers from the Tribune Company, the New York Times reports.
April 21, 2013
Tribune Company emerged from bankruptcy Monday, four years after being crippled by debt in a leveraged buyout by real estate magnate Sam Zell.
December 31, 2012
Randy Michaels and his management team changed the "work culture" at Tribune Company.
October 20, 2010
Tribune Company creditors - including investment banks that are owed $8.6 billion - are working on a reorganization that will shove Sam Zell out the door.
August 16, 2009
It appears that the financial fate of the sprawling Tribune media empire may hinge on the company's rights to a 78-year-old comic book character.
March 23, 2009
How is the aviation pioneer, accused of being a Nazi sympathizer, connected to the Jewish newspaper mogul?
April 30, 2008
Tribune Company owner Sam Zell may be entertaining bids for Newsday, the company's Long Island paper, amid mounting financial pressures.
March 20, 2008
The colorful Sam Zell assumed leadership of the Tribune Company yesterday, after closing an $8.2 billion deal to take the company private.
December 21, 2007