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Tribune Group: Holdings

Holdings

This listing is indicative only: some holdings are being sold as the Tribune absorbs the Times Mirror group.


The group embraces -

  • Television
  • Radio
  • Daily newspapers
  • Syndication
  • Online
  • Consumer magazines
  • Specialist publishing
  • Sports
  • Investments

Television

Tribune owns and operates 26 television stations: 19 affiliated with Time Warner's The WB Network, six affiliated with Murdoch's Fox and one affiliated with Disney's ABC.

  • WPIX New York
  • KTLA Los Angeles
  • WGN Chicago
  • WPHL Philadelphia
  • WLVI Boston
  • KDAF Dallas
  • WGNX Atlanta
  • KHTV Houston
  • KTZZ Seattle
  • KTWB Seattle
  • WBZL Miami - Ft. Lauderdale
  • KWGN Denver
  • KTXL Sacramento
  • WXIN Indianapolis
  • KSWB San Diego
  • WTIC and WTXX Hartford/New Haven
  • WXMI Grand Rapids
  • WGNO New Orleans
  • WNOL New Orleans
  • WPMT Harrisburg
  • WATL Atlanta
  • WTTK Kokomo
  • PLR-TV (WB11) St Louis
  • KWBP-TV (WB32) Portland

Cable television

  • CLTV - Chicago area 24 hour news and sports
  • TV Food Network (31%)
  • CFN 13 - 24 hour local news channel - joint venture between Tribune and AOL Time Warner

Radio

  • WGN-AM Chicago - super station
  • subsection heading icon daily newspapers
  • Chicago Tribune
  • LA Times
  • Stamford Advocate
  • Baltimore Sun
  • Greenwich Time
  • Hartford Courant
  • La Opinion (50%, Spanish language newspaper in Southern California)
  • Hoy
  • Allentown Morning Call
  • Newsday (Long Island)
  • Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
  • Orlando Sentinel
  • South Florida Newspaper Network
  • Daily Press (Virginia)
  • amNewYork - free metro

Syndication

  • JDTV - television programming information
  • Ultimate TV - Web site offering TV listings
  • Los Angeles Times Syndicate (syndication service)
  • Los Angles Times - Washington Post News Service (50% with Washington Post)

Online

  • Black Voices
  • Exito - South Florida Hispanic community news
  • Relcon - listing of Chicago area apartments
  • US/Express - weekly entertainment news
  • Digital City - Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Hampton Roads, Los Angeles, Orlando, South Florida
  • cars.com - national Web site for vehicle listings - partnership with Washington Post
  • apartments.com - national Web site for apartment listings - partnership with Washington Post
  • CareerPath.com (16%) - online employment information
  • MD Consult (partial ownership - online information for physicians)

Consumer magazines (most to be sold to AOL Time Warner)

  • Chicago
  • Distinction
  • Field & Stream
  • Freeze
  • Golf Magazine
  • Outdoor Life
  • Popular Science
  • Salt Water Sportsman
  • Ski
  • Skiing Magazine
  • Skiing Trade News
  • SNAP
  • Snowboard Life
  • Ride BMX
  • The Sporting News
  • Today’s Homeowner
  • TransWorld Skateboarding
  • TransWorld Snowboarding
  • Verge
  • Yachting Magazine
  • Warp

Specialist publishing

  • Everyday Learning/Creative Publications
  • Ideal/Instructional Fair Publishing Group
  • Landoll
  • NTC/Contemporary Publishing Group
  • Allen Communication (technology )
  • Apartment Search (apartment listings)
  • Jeppesen Sanderson (aeronautical and mapping) - sold to Boing for US$1.5bn
  • ListingLink (real estate listing service)
  • Mosby - Year Book (health sciences)
  • StayWell (health services)

Sports

  • The Wright Group
  • Chicago Cubs

Investments

  • America Online (1.5%)
  • CareerBuilder (with Knight-Ridder)
  • CheckFree (1.0%) - electronic payment processor
  • Digital City (20.1%) - local interactive content
  • Excite (4.3%) - World Wide Web search engine
  • ImageBuilder Software (23%) - software developer
  • Discourse Technologies (14%) - multimedia education products
  • Infobeat (13%) - customized content
  • iVillage (8%) - online content
  • Lightspan Partnership (7%) - new media education products
  • Open Market (3%) - electronic commerce
  • Peapod (10%) - online grocery shopping service
  • Picture Network International (NA) - online content
  • The Learning Company (11%) - multimedia education products
  • SoftKey International - digital education products
  • StarSight TeleCast
  • Interealty (25%) - real estate information - remainder held by Knight-Ridder, Cox and Advance
  • Knight-Ridder/Tribune Information services (50%) - news service in partnership with Knight-Ridder
  • Cybermeals
  • minority stake (with Carlyle Group) in online textbook discounter varsitybooks.com