| Nov 29, 2014
There was no memo, no sit-down with the bosses, no walk down the hall to human resources. Sports radio talker Ben Finfer learned he would be out of work by the end of the year via Twitter.
WGWG-LP 87.7 The Game — the Tribune Media station for...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Watchup, a startup that delivers personalized newscasts to Internet-video devices, has raised $2.75 million in funding led by Tribune Media.
The round included participation from newspaper publisher The McClatchy Co. and existing investors Knight...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Tribune Media plans to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TRCO, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.
The amendment to the Form 10 registration, which was initially filed in September, includes...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Tribune Publishing posted a third-quarter loss on lower revenue from advertising and slightly higher costs in its first quarter as a stand-alone company.
The company lost $156,000, or a penny per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 28. Revenue fell...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Nine months after the bosses of WGN-AM 720 launched Chicago's first FM sports/talk station, they're throwing in the towel on the ambitious but unprofitable venture. Tribune Media will cease programming on WGWG-LP 87.7, known as The Game 87.7...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 4:37 PM
The decision to pull the plug on FM sports talk radio station The Game on Thursday after nine months on the air was not an easy one for WGN-AM 720 president Jimmy de Castro.
It was even harder on staffers, including at least one who found out while on...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Burst pipes at Tribune Tower knocked WGN-AM 720 off the air for 20 minutes during the 6 a.m. hour of the Steve Cochran show.
The water streamed down from the ninth floor, where the pipes burst, and reached the radio studios on the seventh floor,...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The Chicago Cubs have hired their manager, begun renovations on their historic ballpark and are restocking their Major League team with promising young talent and the expectation of free agents to come, leaving one major item on their off-season to-do...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Tribune Publishing has named veteran media sales executive Michael Rooney to the newly created position of chief revenue officer, the company announced Monday.
Rooney, who most recently served as chief revenue officer for The Wall Street Journal, will...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Tribune Media saw earnings decline by 24 percent in the third quarter, due in part to losses associated with its former publishing business, which it spun off in August.
The Chicago-based company reported net income of $38 million, or 38 cents per...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:40 PM
WGN America branched out into original scripted programming this year with the two series "Salem" and "Manhattan." Now it's expanding its unscripted offerings with two new series, set to debut early next year.
The two new series are "Outlaw Country" and...