Paul Rennie was named President and General Manager of WGN- TV channel 9, the hometown flagship of Tribune Media in Chicago as President and General Manager in July of 2016. Rennie also oversees CLTV, Tribune Media’s regional cable news channel along with Oakbrook Productions.
Prior to joining WGN-TV, Paul spent 10 successful years in Seattle as Director of Sales for the Tribune Media duopoly. In 2013, he was promoted to VP and General Manager in Indianapolis oversee-
ing both WXIN-TV and WTTV-TV. After less than a year in his role as VP / GM in Indianapolis, Rennie took on the challenge of converting the CW station to a CBS affiliate, and launching a fresh news product on the air. Paul and the leadership team had just over 4 months to strategize, build out and make an immediate impact in the market with CBS4 News.
Additionally, earlier in his career, Paul spent 8 years in various sales roles in Chicago, including ABC National Television Sales and WLS-TV.