Tribune Names Wilson Chief Revenue Officer
December 15, 2008 at 1:35 PM (PT)
TRIBUNE BROADCASTING President ED WILSON adds duties as Chief Revenue Officer of TRIBUNE COMPANY. WILSON remains president of TRIBUNE BROADCASTING, overseeing 23 television stations, cable's WGN AMERICA, and Talk WGN-A/CHICAGO.
"In the ten months he’s been here, Ed has rebuilt TRIBUNE BROADCASTING and completely changed its culture," said COO RANDY MICHAELS. "His eye for talent and his determination have created an environment that rewards innovation and hard work, and delivers results for our advertising customers -— I’m confident he’ll have the same impact across the rest of the company."
"We’ve really stepped up our sales efforts this year and we’re seeing solid results, but we’ve got to do even more for our advertisers," said WILSON. "That means developing new products and new, innovative ways of reaching audiences across all our platforms —- internet, broadcasting and print. It means being aggressive and smart."