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Jay Fehnel

BS, 1984, Communication

MBA 1992 Northwestern University-Kellog School of Management

Jay works for Tribune Media Services (TMS), which provides entertainment, news, and features content that reaches over 100 million consumers worldwide every day, through print, online, and on-screen media. TMS is an innovative, entrepreneurial unit of Tribune Company, American’s largest employee-owned media company. Jay leads a team of over 500 people serving thousands of media and technology customers in over 40 countries. A 16-year veteran of TMS, Jay has held several general management and business development positions and played key roles in TMS’ strategic planning, acquisitions, divestitures, internal start-ups and venture investments. Jay is a member of the board of directors of Yellowbrix, Inc, a provider of filtered news services for corporate and individual users. Jay previously worked in research and marketing for the NBC TV Stations group, Katz Television and Walt Disney Company. Jay is also an active Purdue alumnus having served on the Liberal Arts Dean’s Advisory Council and the President’s Council Leadership Board.