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Tribune Publishing Expands Roles of Three Leaders

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CHICAGO, Feb. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tribune Publishing Company (NASDAQ:TPCO) announced today that three senior leaders from the business and the editorial side – Maya Bordeaux, Colin McMahon and Grant Whitmore – are being named to new strategic leadership roles as the Company accelerates its transition to a digital future.

“These are three innovative, energetic and inclusive leaders,” said Timothy P. Knight, CEO and President, Tribune Publishing. “I have great confidence they will work effectively with our whole team as we move the business forward.”

Maya Bordeaux is now Senior Vice President/Chief Human Resources and Communications Officer. Bordeaux oversees all people strategies, programs and services provided to employees across the company. In addition, Bordeaux will now lead the company’s internal and external communications teams. She joined Tribune Publishing in 2018 with more than 20 years of HR leadership experience with companies including Wilton Brands LLC, McDonald’s Corp., NorthShore University HealthSystem and University of Chicago Medical Center.  Bordeaux holds a Juris Doctor degree and Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University Chicago, and a Bachelor of Applied Sciences degree from San Diego State University.

Colin McMahon is now Senior Vice President/Chief Content Officer. An industry leader in using data and audience research to drive decision-making, McMahon will work closely with each newsroom to reach more readers on all platforms and widen the impact of the company's journalism. McMahon also will oversee the editorial operations of Tribune Content Agency, expanding the creation and distribution of non-local content valued by local audiences. Before taking on a corporate role in 2017, McMahon was Associate Editor at Chicago Tribune, focusing on new product development, digital audience growth and newsroom culture change. Earlier in his career, McMahon served as a metropolitan reporter, foreign correspondent and cross-media editor. McMahon is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University.

Grant Whitmore is now Senior Vice President/Chief Digital Operations Officer. Whitmore will continue to lead the Company’s growing digital indirect revenue business, which includes programmatic and partnership revenue. He also will oversee the Company’s central digital operations, working closely with Tribune’s local market leadership.  In addition, Whitmore will be the Company’s lead on projects and opportunities with Apple, Facebook, Google, Twitter and others.  Over the last year, Whitmore was responsible for all aspects of digital strategy at the New York Daily News where he helped establish it as a leader in growing audience, pageviews and revenue.  Prior to Tribune Publishing, Whitmore served in leadership roles as VP & GM, Hearst Magazines and COO Digital, Hachette-Filipacchi US. Whitmore is a graduate of Arizona State University.

All three will continue to report to Tim Knight.

About Tribune Publishing:
Tribune Publishing Company (NASDAQ:TPCO) is a media company rooted in award-winning journalism. Headquartered in Chicago, Tribune Publishing Company operates local media businesses in eight markets with titles including the Chicago TribuneNew York Daily NewsThe Baltimore SunOrlando Sentinel, South Florida's Sun-Sentinel, Virginia’s Daily Press and The Virginian-PilotThe Morning Call of Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, and the Hartford Courant.

Tribune Publishing Company also operates Tribune Content Agency and The Daily Meal and is majority owner of BestReviews.

Our brands are committed to informing, inspiring and engaging local communities. We create and distribute content across our media portfolio, offering integrated marketing, media, and business services to consumers and advertisers, including digital solutions and advertising opportunities.

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