Tribune Co. hired Wilson, then president of Fox Television Network, to head Tribune Broadcasting in February 2008. He was named chief revenue officer in December of that year, the week after Tribune Co. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The revenue post gave him responsibility for growing revenue at all of Tribune Co.'s publishing, broadcasting and interactive operations in December of that year.In four years with Fox, Wilson supervised affiliate relations, advertising sales and integrated marketing operations and opportunities for the network.Before Fox, Wilson helped get what was known as NBC Enterprises up and running, leaving just as General Electric subsidiary NBC finalized its merger with Universal Studios.
Tribune Co. Buyout to be Studied by Trustee-appointed Examiner
May 03, 2010
(Reuters) — U.S. Trustee William Harrington, a Justice Department monitor of bankruptcy cases, has appointed an examiner to investigate whether the 2007 leveraged buyout (LBO) of Tribune Co. led by real estate developer Sam Zell left the media company insolvent.