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June 1, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
New Publisher for Chicago Tribune: Tribune Co., owner of the newspaper, said Jack Fuller, 47, will become its publisher. He succeeds John Madigan, 56, who had been publisher since August, 1990. Madigan has been named president and chief operating officer of Tribune Co. Fuller served as editor from 1989 until he succeeded Madigan as president and chief executive of the company in September, 1993. Tribune Co. also operates broadcast stations and produces entertainment programs.
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June 1, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
New Publisher for Chicago Tribune: Tribune Co., owner of the newspaper, said Jack Fuller, 47, will become its publisher. He succeeds John Madigan, 56, who had been publisher since August, 1990. Madigan has been named president and chief operating officer of Tribune Co. Fuller served as editor from 1989 until he succeeded Madigan as president and chief executive of the company in September, 1993. Tribune Co. also operates broadcast stations and produces entertainment programs.
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December 4, 2002 | From Bloomberg News
Tribune Co., publisher of the Los Angeles Times, elected Dennis FitzSimons chief executive effective Jan. 1, replacing Chairman and CEO John Madigan. FitzSimons, 52, currently is president and chief operating officer. Madigan, 65, will remain chairman until Dec. 31, 2003, when he will retire.
BUSINESS
May 3, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Stanton Cook said today he will step down as chief executive officer of the Tribune Co., which publishes the Chicago Tribune, the New York Daily News and other newspapers. Cook, who will be 65 in July, told the annual meeting that he will remain as Tribune Co. chairman when the change takes place next Aug. 1. He will be replaced as chief executive officer by Charles Brumback, currently president of the Tribune Co. Cook said he will also relinquish his post as publisher of the Chicago Tribune.
BUSINESS
July 25, 2001 | Reuters
Tribune Co., publisher of the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times, said it promoted Dennis FitzSimons to president and chief operating officer, effective immediately. FitzSimons assumes the title of president from John Madigan, who remains chairman and chief executive, the Chicago-based company said.
BUSINESS
May 3, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
John W. Madigan Elected CEO of Tribune Co.: Madigan, president and chief operating officer since May, 1994, will succeed Charles T. Brumback as chief executive of the Chicago-based media and entertainment company at the end of the month. Brumback, 66, has served as chairman and chief executive since Jan. 1, 1993, and will remain chairman until he retires Dec. 31. Brumback announced the move at the company's annual meeting.
BUSINESS
December 8, 1989 | From Times Wire Services
Chicago Tribune Editor James D. Squires announced his resignation today, effective Jan. 1, 1990. No successor was named immediately. "My decision was made for two reasons--to ease and expedite the transition to a new era of newspaper leadership, begun this time last year, with the appointment of a new president--and to placate my own restless heart," Squires said in a statement. Squires referred to the appointment last year of Tribune President John W. Madigan.
BUSINESS
May 4, 1990
Stanton R. Cook will step down later this year as chief executive of the Tribune Co., which publishes the Chicago Tribune, the New York Daily News and other newspapers. Cook, who will be 65 in July, said he will remain as Tribune Co. chairman when the change takes place Aug. 1. He will be replaced as chief executive by Charles T. Brumback, currently president and chief operating officer of Tribune Co. Cook said he will also relinquish his post as publisher of the Chicago Tribune.
SPORTS
November 12, 1987
Jim Frey, who managed the 1984 Chicago Cubs to the club's first title since 1945, will leave the broadcast booth he occupied last season and take over as the team's director of baseball operations. Frey, 56, replaces Dallas Green, who resigned last month as president and general manager. "We talked to many people and there was only one choice: Jim Frey," said John R. Madigan, the Tribune Co. executive who assumed the role of chairman after Green's departure.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 1985
A special police task force executed 24 search warrants in Southeast San Diego and Logan Heights on Friday and Saturday, bringing to more than 100 the number of drug-related arrests made since the team was formed Nov. 25.
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May 16, 1985 | From Associated Press
Tribune Co., the Chicago-based media concern, said today that it agreed to buy KTLA-TV in Los Angeles for $510 million in cash, a deal that would be the biggest ever for a single broadcast station. The price surpasses the previous high of $450 million that Hearst Corp., another media concern, tentatively agreed to pay for WCVB-TV in Boston last week.
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