28 Sep Tribune Media Company Charitable Foundation Contributes $50,000 to Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts
Television Stations in Greensboro, Richmond, Milwaukee, Indianapolis and Cleveland Raise Nearly $300,000 in Additional Contributions from Local Viewers
CHICAGO, Sept. 28, 2018—Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) today announced that its charitable foundation will contribute $50,000 to assist relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Florence. The foundation will contribute $25,000 to the Salvation Army, and $25,000 to The American Red Cross.
The contributions follow recent highly-successful fund-raising efforts at five Tribune Broadcasting television stations, including WGHP-TV (Greensboro), WTVR-TV (Richmond), WITI-TV (Milwaukee), WTTV-TV/WXIN-TV (Indianapolis), WJW-TV (Cleveland). Between them, the five local television stations raised close to $300,000 in additional contributions from viewers during telethons for the Salvation Army and Red Cross last week.
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 50 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 77 million households, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 54 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit www.tribunemedia.com.
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