Transactions 06-07-07


4.2B WPIX-TV New York NY (Ch. 11, CW); KTLA-TV Los Angeles CA (Ch. 5, CW); WGN-AM & WGN-TV Chicago IL (Ch. 9, CW); WPHL-TV Philadelphia PA (Ch. 17, CW)KDAF-TV Dallas-Ft. Worth TX (Dallas TX, Ch. 33, CW); WDCW-TV Washington DC (Ch. 50, CW); KHCW-TV Houston TX (Ch. 39, CW); KMYQ-TV & KCPQ-TV Seattle WA (Seattle WA, Ch. 22, CW; Tacoma WA, Ch. 13, Fox); WSFL-TV Miami FL (Ch. 39, CW); KWGN-TV Denver CO (Ch. 2, CW); KTXL-TV Sacramento Ca (Ch. 40, Fox); KPLR-TV St. Louis MO (Ch. 11, CW); KRCW-TV Portland OR (Salem OR, Ch. 32, CW); WXIN-TV, WTTK-TV & WTTV-TV Indianapolis IN (Ch. 59, Fox; Kokomo IN, Ch. 29, CW; Bloomington IN, Ch. 4, CW); KSWB-TV San Diego CA (Ch. 69, CW); WTIC-TV & WTXX-TV Hartford CT (Ch. 61, Fox; Ch. 20, CW); WXMI-TV Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek MI (Grand Rapids MI, Ch. 17, Fox); WPMT-TV Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York PA (York PA, Ch. 43, Fox); WGNO-TV & WNOL-TV New Orleans LA (Ch. 26, ABC; Ch. 38, CW). 100% of The Tribune Company from Shareholders of the Tribune Company to Samuel Zell, Tribune Employee Stock Ownership Trust. Stock/debt transaction worth total of 13.3B. Estimated 4B for television group, 200M for the only radio station, WGN-AM Chicago. Seeking crossownership waivers for numerous newspaper/television combinations and newspaper/television/AM in Chicago. [File date 5/8/07.]

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