Phil Niccolls

Senior Vice President Strategic Planning and Shared Services Tribune Publishing

Phil Niccolls serves as SVP/Shared Services for Tribune Publishing Company, a 172-year-old media company, rooted in award-winning journalism. 

Tribune operates print and digital publications, content agency and websites, with titles such as Chicago Tribune and New York Daily News.

Niccolls has managed a number of functions in his 22-year career with Tribune including Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Branding, Advertising Development, B2B and B2C Sales, Philanthropy, Creative & Multimedia, Loyalty,  Procurement and Operations.

Phil has led the Operational Shared Service group since 2013, focused on implementing, developing and optimizing customer & client-facing shared functions across our media portfolio.  These currently include Customer Service, Ad Production, Editorial Production and the administration of key revenue & operational systems.  His captive teams are based throughout the US with outsourced partners in India and Philippines.

Niccolls is a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and a ravenous scuba diver.  

Conference Day Two: Wednesday, September 2nd 2020

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

4:15 PM Developing a Multi-Functional Service Catalogue – And the Talent to Do So!

In this session, hear from an SSO Leader about how they have successfully added “non traditional” functions to their SSO. Discover how these functions were identified initially, and how they implemented a talent strategy to attract “non-core” skills into their center.


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Phillip.

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