New York Public Radio's Laura Walker Elected To Tribune Board
July 16, 2014 at 4:38 AM (PT)
NEW YORK PUBLIC RADIO President and CEO LAURA WALKER has been elected to the Board of Directors of TRIBUNE COMPANY, replacing EDDY HARTENSTEIN, who is moving to the position of non-executive Chairman of newspaper spinoff TRIBUNE PUBLISHING COMPANY's board. Stockholders also re-elected CRAIG JACOBSON to the board for another three-year term and approved the name change of TRIBUNE COMPANY to TRIBUNE MEDIA COMPANY. The split of the broadcasting and newspaper divisions into two companies is set for AUGUST 5th.
Chairman of the Board BRUCE KARSH said, "LAURA is a talented and creative programmer, innovative thinker and a highly-regarded manager. She is a wonderful addition to TRIBUNE's Board. On behalf of the Board and TRIBUNE employees, we thank EDDY HARTENSTEIN for his tremendous leadership and outstanding service to the company during the past six years."