SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Lintecum Elaine

(Last) (First) (Middle)
2100 Q STREET

(Street)
SACRAMENTO CA 95816

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/16/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
MCCLATCHY CO [ MNI ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
VP Finance and CFO
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Class A Common Stock 2,967 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Option (right to buy) (1) 12/17/2012 Class A Common Stock 7,000 57.2 D
Option (right to buy) (2) 12/16/2003 Class A Common Stock 8,000 67.31 D
Option (right to buy) (3) 12/14/2014 Class A Common Stock 8,000 71.1 D
Employee Stock Appreciation Right (4) 12/13/2015 Class A Common Stock 8,000 59.09 D
Employee Stock Appreciation Right (5) 12/12/2016 Class A Common Stock 10,000 42.5 D
Employee Stock Appreciation Right (6) 12/11/2017 Class A Common Stock 15,000 13.22 D
Employee Stock Appreciation Right (7) 12/16/2018 Class A Common Stock 20,000 1.7 D
Employee Stock Appreciation Right (8) 12/15/2019 Class A Common Stock 20,000 3.42 D
Employee Stock Appreciation Right (9) 02/23/2021 Class A Common Stock 20,000 4.08 D
Employee Stock Appreciation Right (10) 02/22/2022 Class A Common Stock 20,000 2.76 D
Employee Restricted Stock Units (11) (11) Class A Common Stock 5,000 (12) D
Employee Restricted Stock Units (13) (13) Class A Common Stock 20,000 (14) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The Non Qualified Stock Option provides for vesting in four equal installments beginning on March 1, 2004.
2. The Non Qualified Stock Option provides for vesting in four equal installment beginning on March 1, 2005.
3. The Non Qualifited Stock Option provides for vesting in four equal installments beginning on March 1, 2006.
4. The Employee Stock Appreciation Right provides for vesting in four equal installments beginning on March, 1, 2007.
5. The Employee Stock Appreciation Right provides for vesting in four equal installments beginning on March 1, 2008.
6. The Employee Stock Appreciation Right provides for vesting in four equal installments beginning on March 1, 2009.
7. The Employee Stock Appreciation Right provides for vesting in four equal installments beginning on March 1, 2010.
8. The Employee Stock Appreciation Right provides for vesting in four equal installment beginning on March 1, 2011.
9. The Employee Stock Appreciation Right provides for vesting in four equal installments beginning on March 1, 2012.
10. The Employee Stock Appreciation Right provides for vesting in four equal installments beginning on March 1, 2013.
11. The restricted stock units granted pursuant to The McClatchy Company vest on March 1, 2013.
12. Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of McClatchy Class A Common Stock.
13. The restricted stock units granted pursuant to The McClatchy Company vest on March 1, 2014.
14. Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of McClatchy Class A Common Stock.
Remarks:
/s/ R. Elaine Lintecum 05/18/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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