Tribune Publishing Names Matthew Hutchison SVP/Corporate Communications

Jun 26, 2014, 12:00 ET from Tribune Publishing

CHICAGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Publishing today announced the appointment of Matthew Hutchison as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications. Hutchison will lead the overall communications strategy for Tribune Publishing Company following its separation from Tribune Company.  Hutchison will report to Tribune Publishing Chief Executive Officer Jack Griffin and assume his new duties July 7.  He will be based in Chicago.

"Matthew is an exceptional corporate communications and media professional, with a unique blend of corporate, consumer and digital media expertise," said Griffin.  "He is a strong addition to our experienced management team and we are thrilled to have him on board at an exciting time for the company."

Prior to joining Tribune Publishing, Hutchison served as Vice President of Corporate Communications for CBS Interactive, where he oversaw the communications operations across CBS Interactive's expansive portfolio of leading entertainment, sports news and gaming brands and digital properties.  Prior to joining CBS Interactive, Hutchison served as Director of Global Consumer Communications for Dell Computer, where he directed all global communications and social media campaigns across Dell's consumer and mobile solutions.

"Tribune Publishing is home to the most iconic brands in journalism, including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and The Baltimore Sun," said Hutchison.  "I'm eager to help tell the next great chapter of this storied company, which is committed to delivering award-winning, premium content across all screens."

Hutchison will team with Dana Meyer, who joined Tribune Publishing in May as Communications Manager.  Prior to joining Tribune, Meyer worked for Discovery Communications across internal and external communications.

TRIBUNE (OTC:TRBAA) is one of the country's leading multimedia companies, operating businesses in broadcasting, publishing, and interactive. The company's broadcasting group owns or operates 42 television stations, WGN America on national cable, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, Tribune Studios and Chicago's WGN-AM. 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. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune's broadcast and print properties and extend the company's nationwide audience.

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