Jeff Kapugi Named COO At Tribune Interactive
July 22, 2010 at 9:09 AM (PT)
JEFF KAPUGI rises at TRIBUNE INTERACTIVE, being named Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. KAPUGI, who joined TRIBUNE INTERACTIVE in 2008, will be responsible for all aspects of the operations of the company’s publishing, broadcasting and interactive websites.
Most recently, KAPUGI served as SVP/Representation for TRIBUNE INTERACTIVE.
"JEFF is an important player on our leadership team and an essential part of our future," said TRIBUNE INTERACTIVE Pres. MARC CHASE. "He’s been driving change efforts for the last two years, churning the pot and keeping us focused on operating effectively and efficiently."
"We have an incredible opportunity to take the media industry to the next level and I’m excited to help make it happen," said KAPUGI. "My focus will be on implementing innovative efficiencies while maintaining a strong sense of organization."
KAPUGI will replace NICK CORY as COO.
"Over the last six months, NICK has been serving double-duty for the company, leading operations for TRIBUNE INTERACTIVE and devoting additional time to the reorganization of certain back-office functions for the company," CHASE explained. "Now he can devote all of his energy to that project."