Aug 4, 2014
CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, as it completes the spin-off of its publishing businesses, Tribune Company begins operating under the name Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA).
Tribune Media combines quality content with powerful distribution and digital properties, including: Tribune Broadcasting, WGN America, Tribune Studios, Tribune Digital Ventures, WGN Radio in Chicago, and Tribune Real Estate. Information about the company and its new logo can be found on Tribune Media's new corporate website, launched today at www.tribunemedia.com.
"In the last year, we have executed a strategy designed to embrace a rapidly changing media environment," said Peter Liguori, President and CEO, Tribune Media Company. "We doubled the size of our broadcast group, re-launched our national cable network, WGN America, with high-quality original programming, and expanded our digital businesses that power some of the world's leading media brands. The result is a rich and diverse portfolio of media properties and the birth today of Tribune Media Company."
Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, available in 72 million households, Tribune Studios, and Tribune Digital Ventures, including the websites Zap2it and TVByTheNumbers, and Gracenote, one of the world's leading sources of TV and music metadata powering electronic program guides in televisions, automobiles and mobile devices. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds other strategic investments in media.
SOURCE Tribune Media Company
For further information: MEDIA CONTACT: Christa Robinson, Chief Communication Officer, 212/210-2794, firstname.lastname@example.org; INVESTOR CONTACT: Donna Granato, VP/Corporate Finance, Investor Relations, 212/210-2703, email@example.com