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ANDREW J. OLESZCZUK NAMED TRIBUNE VP/DEVELOPMENT

 CHICAGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew J. Oleszczuk, currently Tribune Broadcasting director of planning, has been named Tribune Company (NYSE: TRB) vice president/development. The announcement was made by David Hiller, Tribune senior vice president/development.
 Oleszczuk, 37, will continue to have responsibility for identifying potential acquisitions and other new business opportunities within Tribune Broadcasting. In addition, he will explore development opportunities in new media. His responsibilities also will include strategic planning and coordinating development activities with Tribune's publishing and broadcasting groups and business units.
 "Andy's extensive background and success in new business development for Tribune Broadcasting will be a terrific asset as we pursue new media opportunities company-wide," said Hiller.
 Oleszczuk joined Tribune Company as a planning analyst in 1983 and moved to Tribune Broadcasting as manager of financial planning in 1986. He became Tribune Broadcasting's director of planning in 1990. Previously, he worked for Ernst and Whinney as a consultant in corporate planning and development.
 A Chicago-area native, Oleszczuk received his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton Graduate School of Business and a BA in economics from Northwestern University.
 In a related move, Lisa Wiersma, currently Tribune Broadcasting manager of planning, will become Tribune manager of planning, reporting to Oleszczuk.
 Tribune is a leading information and entertainment company. Tribune publishes six daily newspapers, operates seven television and six radio stations, produces and syndicates information and programming, publishes books and information in print and digital formats, and has an ownership interest in one of Canada's largest newsprint manufacturers.
 In November 1993, Tribune announced its intention to acquire an eighth television station, WLVI (Ch. 56) in Boston.
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