Tribune Names Katherine Green SVP of News

All the Tribune News Directors are about to get a new boss.

The company has hired TV news executive Katherine Green SVP of News.

Green will be responsible for overseeing all news production and news operations for Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated stations. 

She starts on May 5 and report to directly to Larry Wert, Tribune’s president of Broadcast Media.

Green spent six years at CNN where she was most recently SVP/managing editor of HLN, responsible for the programming, operation and editorial direction of the network.

Green has local news experience as well, she was News Director at WTTG Washington. Before that she was at WBAL as ND. Green began her career as a reporter at WTLV-TV in Jacksonville, Florida and then later she became a producer. She has produced at stations in Miami, Florida; New York, New York and Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida.