| Sep 16, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Tribune Media Co. said it plans to redevelop a seven-acre property along the Chicago River that was formerly the site of a facility that supported the printing operations of the Chicago Tribune.
The Chicago company said it intends to find a...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:47 PM
The Chicago Cubs may be headed for extra innings in their search for a new television home.
With one week left in the season, and its expiring agreement with WGN-Ch. 9, the team has yet to announce broadcast plans for 2015 and beyond. Sources say the...
| 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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:29 PM
When WGN-AM 720 lost the rights to broadcast Chicago Cubs games to WBBM-AM 780, it created a huge programming hole in its schedule.
It also created an opportunity to lure the rival station's potentially displaced news listeners.
Starting next week,...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Tribune Publishing, parent of the Chicago Tribune, is reportedly looking at acquiring all of the Sun-Times Media suburban properties, including six daily and 32 weekly newspapers, according to sources.
Such an acquisition would leave just the Chicago...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Attention TV producers: today's probably a good day to pitch execs at Tribune on an ambitious series project, or two.
Tribune Media is poised to realize a $424 million windfall from the sale of its interest in its joint venture with Gannett Co. that...
| 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 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...