Lawrence Wert

President & Director at KPLR-TV

Lawrence Wert

Lawrence Wert

President & Director at KPLR-TV

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Career Highlights

KPLR-TV
NBC 5 Chicago
Evergreen Media Corp

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2936

Primary Location

Riverside, IL, United States

Number of Boards

15

Birthday

1957

Age

62

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

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Advisor at Equity Group Investments LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Museum of Broadcast Communications

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Junior Achievement of Chicago

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Executive Vice President at 100 Club of Chicago

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Former Senator from Oregon

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Former General Counsel at Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

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Secretary & Chief Legal Officer at Sonos, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Illinois Broadcasters Association

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Former Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary at Delta Air Lines, Inc.

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Lawrence Wert
President & Director at KPLR-TV
Education
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW–Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Spanning 936 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the city of Madison.

Career History
President Broadcast Media
2013 - Current

Tribune is one of the country’s leading multimedia companies, operating businesses in publishing, digital and broadcasting. In publishing, Tribune’s leading daily newspapers include the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Sun Sentinel (South Florida), Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant, The Morning Call and Daily Press. The company’s broadcasting group operates 23 television stations, WGN America on national cable and Chicago’s WGN-AM. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune’s print and broadcast properties and extend the company’s nationwide audience

President & Director
Current

KPLR, Inc. owns and operates television broadcasting stations. It offers local news, weather reports, consumer issues, syndicated programming and prime television shows. The company was founded by Harold Koplar on April 28, 1959 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

President-Local Broadcasting Business
Current

Tribune Broadcasting Co. owns and operates television broadcasting stations. The company owns 26 major market television stations and reaches more than 80 percent of U.S. television households. Tribune Broadcasting was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current
Director
Current

COLLECT, PRESERVE AND INTERPRET HISTORICAL DOCUMENTATION FROM THE FIELDS OF RADIO AND TELEVISION.

Director
Current

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce's role is to make Chicagoland the most business-friendly region in America by enhancing our members’ success through aggressive programs in advocacy, member benefits and services, and actionable information. Serving as “The Voice of Business” since 1904, the Chamber leads aggressive public policy and business growth initiatives and we create meaningful events and programs to inform, engage, and connect our members to each other and the community.

Director
Current

To provide for the families of first responders who have lost their lives in the line of duty

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$1,000 - $4,999
2012

Junior Achievement of Chicago engages in the provision of educational services. Its programs are funded by businesses and individuals and are designed to be taught in the classroom by business, parent, and community volunteers. The company was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

$1,000 - $4,999
2011

Junior Achievement of Chicago engages in the provision of educational services. Its programs are funded by businesses and individuals and are designed to be taught in the classroom by business, parent, and community volunteers. The company was founded in 1940 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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