Ruthellyn Musil

Board of Directors - Director

Ruthellyn Musil retired as Tribune Company’s senior vice president/corporate relations in 2007. As the company’s senior communications executive, Musil served as spokesperson for the company to the investor and financial communities. She also directed Tribune’s external and internal communications activities.

During a 36-year career with the company, Musil also held a number of positions at the Chicago Tribune, including public relations manager and director of employee communications. She joined the company in 1971, working in the newspaper’s marketing department.

She is a member of the board of trustees of Loyola University Chicago, and serves on its executive committee. In addition, she is a member of the board and grants committee of the Vandehey Foundation, a supporting organization of the Community Foundation of the Fox Valley Region, headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin.

A Chicago area native, Musil holds a BA in English from Loyola University Chicago and received an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.