| Dec 8, 2014
| 8:47 PM
Lemont’s Bret Kooi the SouthtownStar 2014 Football Coach of the Year
Bret Kooi has been around long enough to know that when it comes to player personnel and game-planning, it’s not wise for a coach to try to fit square pegs...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Converting WGN America from a sleepy superstation stocked with Chicago Cubs games, Chicago newscasts and reruns of "The Andy Griffith Show" to a full-fledged national cable network with original programming has been a high priority for Tribune Media since...
| 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 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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:03 AM
Tribune Media Co.’s Gracenote said Thursday that it has acquired HWW, an Australian provider of television and movie data in a deal worth $19 million.
The deal is expected to broaden Gracenote’s international reach in the Australian TV and...
| 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 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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Tribune Media is set to begin trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TRCO.
The Chicago-based media company announced Tuesday it has received approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission to list its stock on the NYSE,...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Tribune Publishing, parent of the Chicago Tribune, has closed a deal to acquire all of Sun-Times Media's suburban properties from Wrapports.
The agreement, confirmed Friday, brings six daily and 32 weekly suburban newspapers into the Tribune fold,...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Given that he has talked about hastening newspapers' transition from print to digital practically from the moment he got the keys to the Chicago Sun-Times and its sister publications almost three years ago, no one should be surprised Wrapports Chairman...