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Peter Liguori
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    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Los Angeles, CA

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    I have been working at the Trib for about 3 years now and I must say I was pretty excited about joining the company, the culture is pretty good, very relax environment, a huge perk is being able to Work from Home, pretty handy when you have small children. Pay is relatively good. The people I work with are pretty knowledgable, environment is good and it offers great challenges in a good way. People are very willing to share what they know with you so that is always good.


    Poorly staffed, thus long working hours, working for a company in the advertising business requieres a lot of changes because there are always new ways to sell. Very hard to move up or get promoted, you must fight to get a promotion, because it is very unstable people are leaving and their positions never get back filled.

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Tribune Company Interviews

Updated Sep 6, 2014
Updated Sep 6, 2014

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    Database Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Chicago, IL
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    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Tribune Company.

    Interview Details

    It is a lengthily process, event though they needed someone ASAP it took a good 3 weeks from start to end. Questions range from beginners to Advanced level- Technical questions, they don't try to trick you just find out what level you are. First interview was a phone interview with manager and a few of their senior staff, second was with another senior staff and last and final was on site with members of other teams

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Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1933
Type Company - Private
Industry Media
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Gannett, McClatchy Company

Its roots are in print journalism, but the Tribune Company has branched out to embrace virtually every aspect of modern media. One of the top newspaper publishers in the US, it owns about 10 major daily papers, including The Baltimore Sun, the Los Angeles Times and its hometown Chicago Tribune. Tribune also owns 23 TV stations in about 20 markets, cable network WGN America, and a stake in the Food Network. The company's Tribune Media Services unit is a leading syndicator of news and other content. In addition, Tribune owns a number of investments in online media. Real... More

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