Tribune Publishing seeks a senior sports reporter

Report and write stories for the Hartford Courant and, with a focus on UConn women’s basketball and the state’s WNBA franchise, the Connecticut Sun. The senior reporter will be among the most sophisticated and experienced reporters in the newsroom, bringing particular expertise and knowledge to their coverage areas and able to create the most […]

Tribune Publishing seeks a copy editor, part-time

The main responsibilities may include but are not limited to sourcing and editing articles and photos for publication in Tribune’s print newspapers, writing print headlines, and proofing newspaper pages to be shared across all Tribune newspapers. What you will do: Be fast and accurate; always strive to provide readers with what we know, when we […]

Tribune Publishing seeks a reporter, Orlando Sentinel

The Orlando Sentinel is looking for a business reporter to focus strongly on Central Florida tourism, including Disney, Universal and SeaWorld, as well as other issues and trends involving our region’s biggest industry. The ideal candidate will have excellent reporting skills with a proven ability to use public records and develop sources. The reporter also […]

Tribune Publishing seeks a reporter, The Morning Call

The Morning Call is looking to hire a dedicated and self-motivated journalist to cover Lehigh Valley retail openings/closings with a focus on local restaurants, dining trends, and high-profile events for digital, print, and special publications. The position is remote but must be local to Allentown, PA. What you will do: Report on retail news with […]

Good swaps USA Today for Tribune Publishing

Gavin Good has joined Tribune Publishing’s Pioneer Press as the Lake County Board and Lake County government reporter. Previously, he covered Illinois football and men’s basketball beat for two Gannett publications, the Peoria Journal Star and the State Journal-Register in Springfield, Ill. He has previously written for 247Sports and Smile Politely Magazine, both in Illinois. […]

Tribune Publishing appoints veteran Connecticut journalist Bennett as executive editor

Tribune Publishing has named Helen Bennett executive editor of the Hartford Courant, the largest daily newspaper in Connecticut. Bennett has over 25 years’ experience in Connecticut news media. She joins from the New Haven Register, The Middletown Press and the Register Citizen, Hearst Connecticut Media, where she was editor. “I’m very excited about this new opportunity,” […]

CNBC hires Russom as correspondent for Shep Smith show

Perry Russom joins CNBC as a new correspondent for “The News with Shepard Smith,” based at CNBC Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey The Emmy award-winning journalist joins from NBC10 and NECN, where he spent five years as a general assignment reporter and most recently as a weekend anchor. He has also worked at […]

Tribune Publishing moving forward with hedge fund’s bid

Tribune Publishing is moving ahead with plans to be acquired by Alden Global Capital and has ended talks with Maryland hotel executive Stewart Bainum, who was also interested in purchasing the Chicago-based newspaper chain. Swiss billionaire Hansjörg Wyss has also pulled out of a bid to buy Tribune Publishing. Due to this, the Wyss/Bainum entity […]

Swiss billionaire joins bidding for Tribune Publishing

Hansjörg Wyss, a Swiss billionaire who has donated hundreds of millions to environmental causes has joined in the bidding for Tribune Publishing. Wyss, who is also the former CEO of medical device manufacturer Synthes, said in an interview that “he had agreed to join with Maryland hotelier Stewart W. Bainum Jr. in a bid for […]

Hedge fund to acquire Tribune in multimillion-dollar deal

Alden Global Capital, a hedge fund known for restructuring at local newspapers, is acquiring the remainder of Tribune Publishing. The remaining buyout will give Alden 68 percent of the shares it does not already own in the Tribune for roughly $431 million, per The Chicago Tribune — valuing the full company at $630 million, reports […]