Thornton Named Tribune Interactive CFO

Clear Channel alumnus Erica Thornton was named CFO and senior VP at Tribune Interactive. Effective immediately, she's responsible for managing the financial and operational planning activities for the interactive group, which oversees Tribune's newspaper sites.

Most recently, Thornton was vice president of finance for Clear Channel Chicago.

"My goal is to ensure the financial performance and operational efficiency of Tribune
Interactive," said Thornton. "I couldn't be more pleased to join a team where reinvention
is not empty rhetoric, but rather an active and deliberate pursuit measured by results."

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.