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Tribune Media Company
Type Publicly traded company
Traded as NYSETRCO
Industry Entertainment, broadcasting
When it was created June 10, 1847 (1847-06-10) (original foundation, as the Chicago Daily Tribune)
1861 (1861) (as Tribune Company)
August 4, 2014 (2014-08-04) (as Tribune Media Company)
Headquarters Chicago, Illinois, United States
Key people Peter Liguori (President/CEO)
Things made Television, radio, television production, real estate
Money earned Increase US$3.18 billion (FY 2010)
Owner(s) Oaktree Capital Management (23%)
Angelo, Gordon & Co. (9%)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (9%)
(corporate employees hold the remaining 48% ownership interest)
Employees 14,000
Chicago 29 Oct116
The Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago is the headquarters of the Tribune Media Company.

The Tribune Media Company, also known as Tribune Media and used to be known as Tribune Company, is a media company that is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Through its broadcasting company, Tribune Broadcasting, it is one of the largest television broadcasting companies, owning 39 television stations across the United States. Before the August 2014 spin-off of its publishing division into Tribune Publishing, it was the nation's second-largest newspaper publisher (behind the Gannett Company) and owned newspapers such as the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and the Orlando Sentinel. It also has media service companies, such as Tribune Media Services.

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