By: Staff reports
New Media Operations EVP Appointed
James C. Dowdle announced yesterday he will retire as executive vice president of Tribune Co., effective Dec. 31.
Dennis J. FitzSimons, president of Tribune Broadcasting, will succeed Dowdle as Tribune’s executive vice president of media operations, but retain the title of Tribune Broadcasting president. FitzSimons will report to John W. Madigan, chairman, president, and CEO.
FitzSimons, 49, will be responsible for the company’s publishing, broadcasting, and entertainment businesses, including the Chicago Cubs.
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