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Tribune Media Company
Publicly traded company
Traded as NYSETRCO
Industry Entertainment, broadcasting
Founded 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 ,
Key people
Peter Liguori (President/CEO)
Products Television, radio, television production, real estate
Revenue Increase US$3.18 billion (FY 2010)
Owner Oaktree Capital Management (23%)
Angelo, Gordon & Co. (9%)
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (9%)
(corporate employees hold the remaining 48% ownership interest)
Number of 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 called Tribune Media, formerly called Tribune Company, is a media company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Its broadcasting company is Tribune Broadcasting. Tribune Media Company is one of the largest television broadcasting companies in the world. It has 39 television stations across the United States. In August 2014, it spun off its publishing division into Tribune Publishing, but before that, Tribune Media Company was the nation's second-largest newspaper publisher (behind the Gannett Company). It 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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