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Peter Chernin Under Consideration for Tribune Chairman Job

The former New Corp. executive isn’t interested in the CEO position

Tribune Co. on Friday is expected to file a bankruptcy-exit plan that has support from its leading creditors. The filing comes as creditors are sounding out candidates to run the company post-bankruptcy, including former News Corp. executive Peter Chernin, reported the Wall Street Journal on Friday.

People familiar with the matter said Mr. Chernin is being considered, and might be interested in, heading Tribune's new board. His spokesman said he isn't interested in the CEO job but declined to comment on whether he was approached about or is interested in becoming chairman.

Read more at The Wall Street Journal.