Tribune Announces Outstanding Employee Award Winners for 2010
Media Company Recognizes More Than 60 Employees Companywide for Stellar Performance
CHICAGO, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company today announced the winners of its Outstanding Tribune Employee Award for 2010. The program is designed to recognize the achievements and significant contributions of individual employees across the company.
This program recognizes an individual or group of individuals from each of Tribune's business units, the corporate office and other departments for exemplary performance last year. Employees at the level of the manager or below are eligible. The individuals recognized include security personnel at the Los Angeles Times, whose quick action saved the life of an employee, a reporter who excelled at combining technology with watchdog journalism, and the company's entire technology help-desk. Award recipients will receive $2,500 and a certificate of appreciation in recognition of their talent, innovation and dedication during 2010. Winning teams will share the $2,500 award.
"Across the country, we have dedicated employees working hard day in and day out," said Don Liebentritt, Tribune's co-president. "Recognizing and rewarding these individuals for their outstanding performance is important—on behalf of Tribune's executive team, I congratulate the winners and thank them for their significant contributions to the company."
Following is a complete list of the award winners.
Chris Mangan, Campaign Manager/Sales
Pat Curry, Manager/Assignment Desk
Bridget Meek, Digital Assets Supervisor
Katie Parish, News Production Manager
Martin Calvi, Editor
Karen Hoffman, Administrative Coordinator
Shannon Days, Promotions Producer
Efraim Sosa, National Sales Associate
Chris Koops, Assignment Manager
Rebecca Pico, Asst Traffic Manager
Christopher Bilbao, Writer/Producer
Andy Nitchman, Photo Journalist
William Jones, Marcos Barbosa, George Chambers, Jr., James Simmons, Les Waters, Gene Peterson, Jude Garcia/Engineering
Jennifer Bernstein, Video Journalist
Harvey Leblanc, Technician/Engineering
Stacey Cutshaw, Asst Chief Engineer
Nancy MacDonald, Traffic Coordinator
Ed Mockus, Senior Manager, Credit and Tower Operations
Judy Tarmino, Accounting Manager
Los Angeles Times
Syed Akbar and Reginald Morgan, Security Officers
Manuel Castillo, Lead Electrician/Facilities
Brian Boyer, Editor of News Applications
Justin Fenton, Reporter
Terry Ham, Pressroom Team Leader, USA Today Team
Tracey Thomas, Manager of Contracts and other Publications
Alaine Griffin, Reporter
Helen Ubinas, Columnist
Nicole Paitsel, Reporter
Melissa Smith, Sales Manager
Tribune Media Services
Sheela Chandrasekhara, Manager of Finance and Strategy
Eric Hill, Manager/Ad Support Trafficking
Pat Clifton, Client Services Executive
Help Desk Staff
Deno Evans, Supervisor of building engineering
TRIBUNE is one of the country's leading multimedia companies, operating businesses in publishing, interactive and broadcasting. In publishing, Tribune's leading daily newspapers include the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Sun Sentinel (South Florida), Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant, The Morning Call and Daily Press. The company's broadcasting group operates 23 television stations, WGN America on national cable and Chicago's WGN-AM. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune's print and broadcast properties and extend the company's nationwide audience.
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