Ferro selling all his interest in Tribune parent company tronc

  • Michael Ferro is selling all his shares of tronc, the Chicago Tribune parent  company he once was chairman of, a filing reveals.

    Michael Ferro is selling all his shares of tronc, the Chicago Tribune parent company he once was chairman of, a filing reveals. Courtesy of christopher Michel

 
 
Updated 4/13/2018 5:56 PM

Michael Ferro, the tech entrepreneur and would-be media mogul who was the largest shareholder in the parent company of the Chicago Tribune, is leaving the newspaper business.

According to a filing late Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Ferro is selling all of his stock in tronc to McCormick Media, a new ownership group reportedly tied to the family of the late Col. Robert McCormick, longtime publisher of the Chicago Tribune.

 

• Find more on this story and other media news reported by Robert Feder at robertfeder.com.

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