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Tribune Media | WGN Radio Partners with The Athletic


WGN Radio Partners with The Athletic

Adam Hoge Named Manager of Digital Sports Content

CHICAGO (September 5, 2019) –WGN Radio begins a content partnership with The Athletic through the popular WGN podcast Hoge & Jahns, hosted by WGN Radio’s Adam Hoge and The Athletic’s Adam Jahns.

Giving in-depth analysis of Chicago’s pro football team, Hoge & Jahns will now release an additional weekly episode as bonus content only available to subscribers of The Athletic.

The partnership coincides with Adam Hoge’s promotion to Manager of Digital Sports Content for WGN Radio. “The success of Hoge & Jahns is a great example of the innovation Adam will bring to his new role,” said Tabitha Green, Director of Marketing & Digital Innovation. “His passion for sports and expertise in digital storytelling will take us to a whole new level.”

In this new role, Hoge will oversee online strategies and content created by WGN Radio sports journalists.  Hoge will continue to be the station’s Bears insider, traveling with the team throughout the season.

Produced by WGN Radio, Hoge & Jahns is posted at wgnradio.com. Subscribers of The Athletic can access the bonus content at theathletic.com/hogeandjahns.

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WGN RADIO
For 95 years, WGN Radio AM 720, the 2019 IBA Chicago Market Station of the Year, has been dedicated to being the #1 source of Chicagoland news, information, entertainment and sports. WGN Radio is the official broadcaster of the Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago White Sox and Northwestern University. Listen at AM 720, online at wgnradio.com, on your WGN Radio app, smart speakers, or TuneIn. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wgnradio and follow us on Twitter @WGNRadio and Instagram @wgnradio.

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Tribune Media | WHO-HD’s 20th Annual RVTV Cy-Hawk Tailgate Hits The Road Monday


WHO-HD’s 20th Annual RVTV Cy-Hawk Tailgate Hits The Road Monday

Channel 13 RVTV Team to celebrate in 5 Iowa towns en route to ISU vs Iowa Game in Ames

RVTV Team to celebrate in Polk City, Ellsworth, Rockwell City, Humboldt and Ames

Big Coverage of Iowa’s Super Bowl on Channel 13 News starts Monday, September 9

DES MOINES, IA (September 5, 2019)– WHO-HD is packing up and hittin’ the road Monday for RVTV 2019, the station’s annual week-long Iowa/Iowa State tailgate party. The Channel 13 RVTV crew will be headquartered in a luxurious Plaza RV parked in the center of each town. This year’s route will make stops in Polk City, Ellsworth, Rockwell City and Humboldt on the way to Ames for the big game Saturday, September 14th. Iowans can watch WHO-HD’s RVTV coverage live all week long on Channel 13 News at 4, 5, 6, & 10 PM starting Monday, September 9th.

Channel 13’s RVTV team is captained by Sports Director Keith Murphy and co-captained by John Sears, Mark Freund, Today in Iowa anchor Andy Fales and Chief Meteorologist Ed Wilson. “Iowa Nice Guy’ Scott Siepker rides along to provide unique essays on each town. The popular fan sites Hawkeye Nation and Cyclone Fanatic also join the caravan with RV’s of their own. Each day begins with a special preview on Channel 13’s Today in Iowa from 5 to 7 AM.

This is the 20th year for Channel 13’s RVTV, and as the tradition grows, so do the celebrations. This year, the team is hearing about festivities planned at each of the tour stops including marching bands, fireworks, police escorts and a very special guest or two.

“We never know quite what to expect, which is part of the fun,” says WHO-HD Channel 13 Sports Director Keith Murphy. “But one thing we can always count on is great Iowa hospitality. RVTV could only work in Iowa where these communities know how to roll out the welcome mat. All fans pick a side in the Cy-Hawk rivalry, but they also remind us we’re all Iowans first. It’s a great experience.”

In addition to Hawkeye-Cyclone pregame coverage from Polk City to Ames, Channel 13’s RVTV coverage will include extra features and behind-the-scenes exclusives on the station’s RVTV web page at www.whotv.com, plus SoundOff Nation on Facebook, and @SoundOff13 on Twitter. Search for the hashtag #RVTV.

For more information contact:
Tim Gardner, Director of Creative Services
515-242-3611

About WHO-HD Channel 13
WHO-HD Channel 13, owned by Tribune Media Company, is celebrating 65 years of broadcast service to central Iowa.  Channel 13 News prides itself on bringing viewers rich, local content.  From investigations to ground-breaking, creative coverage of the big daily story, more Iowans are choosing Channel 13 News.

So far in 2019, WHO-HD has earned 30 awards for journalism excellence, the most of any Iowa station, including:
• 1 National Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) for Excellence in Video
• 2 Regional Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) for Excellence in Video and Excellence in Sound.
• 11 Eric Sevareid awards including First Place for Best Newscast, Weather, Series and Sports Reporting from the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association (MBJA)
• 17 awards from the Iowa Broadcast News Association (IBNA) including first place for Overall Excellence, Sports Reporting and Weather Coverage

The technology leader, WHO-HD Channel 13 is now utilizing a powerful-new S-Band Doppler Radar…the most advanced technology available in Iowa. In 2010, WHO-HD became the first commercial television station in Iowa to begin broadcasting all local programming in total high definition in 2010.  In addition, WHO-HD was the first station in Iowa to: utilize videotape, broadcast live from news events and protect with live Doppler radar.

About Tribune Media Company
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.
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Tribune Media | KTXL/FOX 40 Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto To Debut New News Set and Redesigned Studio


KTXL/FOX 40 Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto To Debut New News Set and Redesigned Studio

Sacramento, CA – September 9, 2018 – KTXL-TV (FOX40), Tribune Broadcasting’s Sacramento television station, will debut a new set during its 5:00pm newscast on Monday, September 9th. The 360°, open and modern concept is the first of its kind in the Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto Market, and signals a new chapter in FOX 40’s mission to provide quality local news coverage.

“Serving our very diverse local community is very important to us, and we are thrilled to present our viewers with a completely redesigned FOX40 News set which will complement our eight hours of local news and our lifestyle show each day,” said Leigh White, FOX 40 VP/General Manager.

The innovative new set uses 360° of studio space instead of the traditional 180° and was designed by Tim Saunders of Broadcast Design International. The circular news desk design is the first and only of its kind in the Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto market, and seats up to 6 people for more interactive conversations between anchors and guests.

Tech specs include: two Panasonic monitor walls; 3×3 with a 16×9 Aspect Ratio measuring approximately 12’x7’. The studio also features modern LED lighting throughout the studio and a hidden Chroma Key screen to maintain a clean and bright studio look.

“Our promise to our viewers is to strive for excellence. This state-of-the-art set lives up to that promise. It’s another opportunity to showcase the quality journalism we’ve always done in an innovative and creative way,” said Monika Diaz, FOX 40’s News Director.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information, please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

Jessica Bellucci
VP, Communications
Tribune Broadcasting
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office: 212-210-2626
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Tribune Media | WGN America Unleashes “Dog’s Most Wanted” Fans Can Stream Premiere Episode Online


WGN America Unleashes “Dog’s Most Wanted” Fans Can Stream Premiere Episode Online

Series Premiere Launches as #1 Unscripted Series in Network History

Los Angeles, CA (September 9, 2019) – WGN America’s riveting reality series “Dog’s Most Wanted” debuted to fanfare and became the #1 unscripted series in network history and now WGN America and Dog want to make the episode available to all fans across the country so it will be streaming online at www.WGNAmerica.com for 48 hours starting Monday, September 9 at 9 AM ET.

The premiere of “Dog’s Most Wanted” on Wednesday, Sept 4, attracted nearly 1.7 million Total Viewers and 726,000 Adults 25-54 overall on premiere night and during the 9-10 PM hour brought in its bounty with an impressive 426K,000 Adults 25-54 and 943,000 Total Viewers on a Live + Same Day basis.

In “Dog’s Most Wanted,” airing Wednesdays at 9 PM ET/PT on WGN America, Duane “Dog” Chapman and the late Beth Chapman will be supported by a ferocious team of hunters Dog calls “The Dirty Dozen.”  Together they will go on a cross-country manhunt to track down a carefully curated list of Dog’s Most Wanted fugitives. In their personal lives, the series tackles the family’s most difficult fight as their beloved matriarch Beth Chapman bravely fights – and tragically loses – her battle with cancer.

“Dog’s Most Wanted” is produced by Dorsey Pictures, a Red Arrow Studios company, along with Entertainment by Bonnie & Clyde. Chris Dorsey (“Building Alaska”), and Matt Assmus serve as Executive Producers for Dorsey Pictures. Dog and the late Beth Chapman are Executive Producers for Bonnie & Clyde.  “Dog’s Most Wanted” is distributed worldwide by Red Arrow Studios International.

 

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WGN America and Tribune Media Company

WGN America, the flagship entertainment destination of Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO), is a nationally distributed television network available in more than 75 million homes via cable, satellite and telco.  The network features a strong slate of original series, fan-favorite dramas, comedies and blockbuster movies.  Stay connected to WGN America on Twitter @wgnamerica.  For additional information, please visit www.wgnamerica.com.

 

About Dorsey Pictures

Dorsey Pictures, a Red Arrow Studios company, is recognized by Realscreen Global 100 as one of America’s leading producers of lifestyle and true crime programming.  Series include Building Alaska (DIY), Maine Cabin Masters (DIY), Dog’s Most Wanted (WGNA), Accident, Suicide or Murder (Oxygen), Building Off the Grid (Discovery), two additional yet unannounced series for Discovery and the company’s first IMAX film, Wings 3D with Michael Keaton, among its 20+ series and specials in production. Founded 21 years ago by Chris and Amy Dorsey, Dorsey Pictures’ network partners have included HGTV, Travel, Discovery, History Channel, Oxygen, DIY, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild, Reelz, Velocity, NBC Sports, ESPN, Outdoor Channel and many others. The company is comprised of a team of the knowledgeable production and media marketing experts and the company is the industry’s only full-service marketing solutions organization delivering best in class content and intelligence on existing and emerging platforms. For more information about Dorsey Pictures, visit www.dorseypictures.tv.

 

About Entertainment by Bonnie & Clyde

Duane “Dog” Chapman went from a motorcycle gang member, spending time in prison, to becoming a celebrated lawman with millions of loyal followers. Entertainment by Bonnie & Clyde, the production arm of Dog and his beloved late wife Beth were the driving force behind the hit shows Dog & Beth On the Hunt (CMT) and Dog & Beth: Fight of their Lives (A&E). In addition, the company developed and produced series and projects unrelated to their family’s bail bonds business.

 

Media Contacts:

Tracey Raftery
WGN America and Tribune Media Company
424.702.4455
traftery@tribunemedia.com

Molly Kukla
BWR Public Relations for WGN America
310.248.6185
molly.kukla@bwr-pr.com

Michelle Ciciyasvili
BWR Public Relations for WGN America
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Tribune Media | Covers Media Group Announces the Launch of their New Sportsbetting Podcast Lineup


Covers Media Group Announces the Launch of their New Sportsbetting Podcast Lineup

Just in Time for Football, Covers.com Customers Now Get A Variety Of Podcast Content

GALWAY, IRELAND, September 10, 2019 – Covers Media Group, a leader in the sports betting space for almost 25 years, and operator of Covers.com & ProSportsDaily.com, has expanded its Covers.com podcast content library in time for the start of the NFL and NCAAF seasons. This launch includes the addition of a new host for the existing The Sharp 600 podcast while adding three new podcasts to their roster.

Covers.com podcasts are part of the Tribune Audio Network, which has surpassed one million podcast downloads year-to-date.

“Our users demand that we are continually delivering new and innovative sports betting content,” stated Mark Harper, General Manager of Covers Media Group. “The launch of our new podcast line-up is proof positive that we remain the number one online resource and a pioneer for sports betting information.

Jason Logan, Senior Industry Analyst with Covers Media Group, added, “We have a great roster of talented and entertaining personalities at Covers, with a wealth of industry knowledge and experience. Expanding our podcast offerings gives those folks a stage to share those insights and interact with our audience, and hopefully help people win a few bets along the way.”

Designed to help educate listeners on all things sports betting, exciting titles on the Covers.com podcast network focus on an array of topics hosted by industry insiders and veterans. This new lineup can be found on the Covers.com podcast page.

THE SHARP 600

Give us 10 minutes and we’ll give you the arsenal necessary to successfully navigate the sports betting market. 600 seconds of vital sports wagering information and picks brought to you by host Rob Cressy and his guests from the sports betting world.

PROP SHOP

Prop Shop is a weekly show that focuses on player prop betting, one of the fastest-growing markets in the sports gambling world. Host Brandon DuBreuil and guests Andrew Caley and Rohit Ponnaiya give you weekly winners with their best bets on all the biggest NFL games.

COVERING THE NUMBER

Hosts Patrick Everson and Matt Perrault are in Las Vegas sports books every day, speaking to the line makers and risk managers. Join them each week as they discuss the biggest stories from the books and preview the biggest games from a sports betting perspective.

THE OPENING LINE REPORT

Every Monday, hosts Jason Logan and Patrick Everson pick up the phone and discuss the opening NFL odds and early sharp action for that week’s schedule, including the primetime games, marquee matchups, impact injuries, and the best ways to wager on the weekly slate.

About Covers Media Group:
Covers Media Group is an online publisher, providing sports gaming enthusiasts with valuable news, editorial and analysis as well as accurate and up-to-date scores, odds, matchups and statistics information. The Covers.com property was originally launched in 1995 and continues to be recognized as an industry leader, reaching several million passionate and engaged worldwide users every month. Find Covers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Covers Media Group is wholly owned by Tribune Media.

About Tribune Media:
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

Media Contacts:
Mark Harper
General Manager
Covers Media Group
mharper@covers.com

Jessica Bellucci
Tribune Media
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Tribune Media | WGN Morning News Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Live Primetime Special


WGN Morning News Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Live Primetime Special

CHICAGO, September 11, 2019 – Chicago’s Very Own WGN Morning News 25th Anniversary Special will air in primetime on Tuesday, September 17 from 7-9pm CT.  The LIVE broadcast on WGN-TV will also be streamed live at WGNTV.com/Live

The two-hour special will take a walk down memory lane showing such favorites as the bridge implosion fail, Tom Skilling’s legendary cameos, the anchors’ earliest days at WGN and clips that have long since been forgotten (and may not want to be remembered).  The team will also tell some of the stories behind the famous and infamous clips and pay tribute to old friends, with some new fun moments from a creative cast of characters commemorating the show that is approaching nine consecutive years of being rated #1 with Adults 25-54 from 6am-9am.

Superfans are invited to enter a contest at WGNTV.com/Contests for a chance to attend the LIVE broadcast on September 17.  In the days leading up to the anniversary special, fans will also be able to vote on their favorite video through social media here. For a sneak peek, check out this video.

WGN-TV’s WGN Morning News offers local and national coverage, outperforming rival stations and consistently growing in ratings and viewers.  WGN Morning News marked its 25th Anniversary on September 6, 2019.  It launched on September 6, 1994 from 7-8am and quickly became a critical and ratings success.  The show expanded to 7-9am in January 1996, 6-9am eight months later, 5:30-9am in January 2001, 5-9am in January 2004, 4:30-9am in August 2010, 4-9am in July 2011, and 4-10am in September 2013.  Why is WGN Morning News Chicago’s “must watch” morning news?  Check it out at WGNMorningNews.com

WGN-TV is Chicago’s Very Own source for news, sports and entertainment.  WGN News programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station and can be seen on WGN-TV, CLTV, WGNTV.com and the WGN-TV News app.  Get local weather on WGN-TV, CLTV, WGNTV.com and the WGN Weather app.  WGN 9.2 is Chicago’s home of Tribune Broadcasting’s classic TV network Antenna TV and WGN 9.3 is Chicago’s This TV movie network affiliate.  WGN 9.4 carries TBD, bringing the world of internet video to the TV screen.  WGN-TV is a Tribune Broadcasting station.  For more information on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV, go to WGNTV.com

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Tribune Media | Tribune Media Statement on FCC Approval of Nexstar Transaction


Tribune Media Statement on FCC Approval of Nexstar Transaction

CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2019—Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement by the Federal Communication Commission that it has approved the acquisition of the company by Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) and Nexstar’s divestiture of local television stations to TEGNA, Inc. (NASDAQ: TGNA), The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) and Circle City Broadcasting I, Inc.

“We’re very pleased with today’s decision by the FCC, which enables us to clear the last remaining regulatory hurdle in our path,” said Peter Kern, Chief Executive Officer of Tribune Media Company.  “We look forward to closing our transaction with Nexstar very soon.”

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Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV, and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.

INVESTOR/MEDIA CONTACT:
Gary Weitman
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