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 Life Trustee of Loyola University Chicago.
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.