September 17, 2014 5:59 AM ET

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Company Overview of Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC

Company Overview

Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC engages in print and digital publishing, events, and custom publishing businesses in California. Its publishing portfolio includes Los Angeles Times, a metropolitan daily newspaper; latimes.com, a newspaper Website; The Los Angeles Times magazine; TheEnvelope.com, an awards show Website that features breaking news and analysis of awards; Times Community News, which consists of suburban daily and weekly newspapers and Websites; and the Spanish language Hoy and Fin de Semana newspapers and Websites. It also offers custom publishing services for multi and single-sponsor special text and advertising sections; printing, packaging, and distribution services fo...

220 West 1st Street

Los Angeles, CA 90012

United States

Founded in 1881

Phone:

213-237-5000

Fax:

213-237-7679

Key Executives for Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC

Chief Executive Officer and Publisher
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Senior Vice President of Operations
Executive Vice President and Editor
Age: 52
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC Key Developments

Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC Announces Executive Changes

The Los Angeles Times Media Group (LATMG) announced the appointment of entrepreneur, philanthropist and public servant Austin Beutner as its new Publisher and CEO, effective immediately. Beutner will oversee the company's diverse portfolio of businesses, including the flagship Los Angeles Times, its leading digital properties and numerous local publications. Beutner succeeds Eddy W. Hartenstein, who recently assumed the role of non-executive Chairman of the Tribune Publishing Board. In his new position, Beutner will report to Tribune Publishing Company CEO Jack Griffin. Beutner was co-founder, President and co-CEO of Evercore Partners, which he helped build into one of the leading independent investment banks in the world. Earlier in his career, he worked at the Blackstone Group, and at age 29 became the firm's youngest partner. He left Blackstone for the U.S. government, where he led a U.S. effort to help Russia transition to a market economy after the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Los Angeles Times Announces Eddy Hartenstein to Step Down as Publisher and CEO

Eddy Hartenstein will step down on August 4, 2014 as publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times to become nonexecutive chairman of the Tribune Publishing board.

News Corp Reportedly To Bid For Los Angeles Times

News Corporation (NasdaqGS:NWSA) reportedly considering a bid to acquire Los Angeles Times Communications, LLC, Chicago Tribune Company, Inc. and six other Tribune companies, according to a report earlier July.

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