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TRIBUNE DIRECTORS JOIN TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

 TRIBUNE DIRECTORS JOIN TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE
 CHICAGO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Four outside members of Tribune's


board of directors have joined company executives to create an advisory committee that will guide Tribune's technology initiatives. They are Diego E. Hernandez, Robert E. La Blanc, Newton N. Minow and Donald H. Rumsfeld.
 Tribune President and Chief Executive Officer Charles T. Brumback, who chairs the committee, said, "Tribune is fortunate to have these directors with national and international experience in technology and communications. Their guidance will optimize the use of technologies throughout our organization."
 The four directors bring a broad range of experience in technology and communications to the advisory committee. Mr. Hernandez, a career naval officer and former vice admiral of the U.S. Navy and deputy commander of the U.S. Space Command, is senior vice president of Right Associates, a management consulting firm. Mr. La Blanc, former vice chairman of Continental Telecom, Inc., is president of Robert E. La Blanc Associates, Inc., consultants in information technology. Mr. Minow, a former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, is an attorney and professor of communications law and policy at Northwestern University. Mr. Rumsfeld, a former member of Congress, White House chief of staff and secretary of defense, is chairman and chief executive officer of General Instrument Corporation, a supplier to the cable and satellite television industry.
 Tribune executives serving on the committee in addition to Brumback are James C. Dowdle, Tribune executive vice president and president, Tribune Broadcasting Company; John S. Kazik, vice president, Tribune Information Systems; James N. Longson, Tribune vice president/technology; John W. Madigan, Tribune executive vice president and president, Tribune Newspaper Company; William S. Murray, director/information systems, Tribune Broadcasting Company; James E. O'Dell Jr., VP/operations & technology, Tribune Newspaper Company; Scott C. Smith, Tribune senior vice president/development; David D. Williams, president & CEO, Tribune Media Services.
 The technology department, created in August as part of Tribune's development efforts and headed by Mr. Longson, focuses on key market- driven, technology-based capabilities. It helps develop products, services and businesses that exploit emerging technologies and seeks ways to more effectively utilize existing technologies across Tribune businesses.
 In other business, Tribune Company's board of directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $.24 per common share payable on Thursday, Dec. 10 to stockholders of record on Wednesday, Nov. 25.
 The board also declared a dividend of $8.525 per share on the company's Series B convertible preferred stock held by Tribune's Employee Stock Ownership Trust. The dividend will be paid on Tuesday, Dec. 15.
 Additionally, the board approved April 20, 1993 as the date for the company's annual meeting, to be held in Chicago. The record date for the meeting is Feb. 26, 1993.
 Tribune is a leading information and entertainment company. It publishes seven daily newspapers, operates seven television and four radio stations, produces and syndicates information and entertainment and manufactures newsprint.
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