Ed Wilson Exits as Tribune Broadcasting Chief

By Andrew Gauthier 

Chicago Tribune

Ed Wilson, chief revenue officer for Chicago Tribune parent Tribune Co. and president of its broadcasting division, announced Friday he is giving up those titles and becoming a consultant to the media concern.

The exit leaves Jerry Kersting, who was named chief operating officer of Tribune Broadcasting in December, as the division’s top ranking executive.

“The time is right for both the company and for make this move,” Wilson said in the announcement. “It has been an amazing ride since I came onboard and I’m grateful to (Tribune Co. Chief Executive) Randy Michaels for giving me this opportunity. The future for Tribune is a bright one.” More…