Liguori Tapped As Tribune Company CEO
Tribune Company elected Bruce Karsh as chairman of the board and Peter Liguori as CEO. The appointments are effective immediately. Former CEO Eddy Hartenstein will continue to serve as publisher of the Los Angeles Times and CEO of the Los Angeles Times Media Group. Since 1995, Karsh has served as president and co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management. Liguori most recently served as COO of Discovery Communications. Before joining Discovery in 2009, he served as chairman of entertainment for the Fox Broadcasting Company. Earlier, Liguori was president and CEO of News Corp.’s FX Networks.