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TEGNA Shareholders Re-Elect All 12 TEGNA Directors at 2021 Annual Meeting

Friday, May 7, 2021 - 1:40pm

We value the productive partnership we have with our investors as we drive TEGNA forward for the benefit of all stakeholders.

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  • We value the productive partnership we have with our investors as we drive TEGNA forward for the benefit of all stakeholders.
  • Beyond our financial performance, we are pleased that our shareholders support the company\xe2\x80\x99s ongoing work to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions.
  • TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion , TEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s OTT advertising service.

TEGNA Stations ABC10, KING and KARE Nominated for Peabody Awards

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 9:21pm

Out of four local television/digital news organizations receiving nominations, TEGNA stations received three out of four nominations.\nIn the News category, KXTV/ABC10 was nominated for \xe2\x80\x9cFIRE-POWER-MONEY: Holding PG&E Accountable,\xe2\x80\x9d an examination of the connection between deadly wildfires, PG&E and its influence on California politics.

Key Points: 
  • Out of four local television/digital news organizations receiving nominations, TEGNA stations received three out of four nominations.\nIn the News category, KXTV/ABC10 was nominated for \xe2\x80\x9cFIRE-POWER-MONEY: Holding PG&E Accountable,\xe2\x80\x9d an examination of the connection between deadly wildfires, PG&E and its influence on California politics.
  • The KARE 11 Investigates unit is led by reporters A. J. Lagoe and Brandon Stahl, photojournalists Gary Knox and Jason Steussy and executive producer Steve Eckert.
  • Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations, and delivers innovative marketing solutions.
  • TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion , TEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s OTT advertising service.

TEGNA Unveils New Automotive and Tourism Attribution Capabilities, National VERIFY Brand and Sports Streaming Offerings at IAB NewFronts

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 1:30pm

In 2020, TEGNA published more than 700,000 pieces of digital content and delivered 24 billion impressions for advertisers.

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  • In 2020, TEGNA published more than 700,000 pieces of digital content and delivered 24 billion impressions for advertisers.
  • Digital consumption rose dramatically, with nearly 70 million unduplicated average monthly visitors to TEGNA digital platforms consuming 7.8 billion minutes of video.
  • In 2021, TEGNA Attribution will provide industry-specific performance data for the automotive and tourism industries.
  • Supported by TEGNA Attribution, all of TEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s client solutions are focused on measurable outcomes and actionable insights that drive results.

Egan-Jones Joins Leading Proxy Advisory Firms ISS and Glass Lewis in Recommending TEGNA Shareholders Vote “FOR” ALL 12 TEGNA Director Nominees on the GOLD Proxy Card

Monday, May 3, 2021 - 12:00pm

b'TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced that independent proxy advisory firm Egan-Jones Proxy Services (\xe2\x80\x9cEgan-Jones\xe2\x80\x9d) recommended that TEGNA shareholders vote \xe2\x80\x9cFOR\xe2\x80\x9d all 12 of TEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s director nominees on the GOLD proxy card at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 7, 2021.

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  • b'TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced that independent proxy advisory firm Egan-Jones Proxy Services (\xe2\x80\x9cEgan-Jones\xe2\x80\x9d) recommended that TEGNA shareholders vote \xe2\x80\x9cFOR\xe2\x80\x9d all 12 of TEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s director nominees on the GOLD proxy card at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 7, 2021.
  • Leading proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services (\xe2\x80\x9cISS\xe2\x80\x9d) and Glass Lewis & Co. recently issued the same voting recommendation.\nHoward Elias, Chairman of the Board, said, \xe2\x80\x9cWe welcome Egan-Jones\xe2\x80\x99 recommendation that shareholders should vote for all of TEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s director nominees.
  • Discard any white proxy cards received.\nPlease visit TEGNAvalue.com for additional materials about TEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 7, 2021.\nTime is short!
  • Investors and shareholders are able to obtain a copy of the definitive Proxy Statement and other documents filed by TEGNA free of charge from the SEC\xe2\x80\x99s website, www.sec.gov .

Leading Independent Proxy Advisory Firm ISS Recommends TEGNA Shareholders Vote “FOR” ALL 12 TEGNA Director Nominees

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 9:59pm

b"TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced that leading independent proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cISS\xe2\x80\x9d) recommends that TEGNA shareholders vote on the GOLD proxy card \xe2\x80\x9cFOR\xe2\x80\x9d all 12 of TEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s director nominees at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 7, 2021.\nHoward Elias, Chairman of the Board, said, \xe2\x80\x9cWe are pleased that ISS recommends that TEGNA shareholders support our highly qualified, diverse and engaged directors.

Key Points: 
  • b"TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced that leading independent proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cISS\xe2\x80\x9d) recommends that TEGNA shareholders vote on the GOLD proxy card \xe2\x80\x9cFOR\xe2\x80\x9d all 12 of TEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s director nominees at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 7, 2021.\nHoward Elias, Chairman of the Board, said, \xe2\x80\x9cWe are pleased that ISS recommends that TEGNA shareholders support our highly qualified, diverse and engaged directors.
  • The company hired a chief diversity officer in September 2020 who reports directly to CEO Lougee.
  • Details concerning the nominees of TEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s Board of Directors for election at the 2021 Annual Meeting are included in the Proxy Statement.
  • Investors and shareholders are able to obtain a copy of the definitive Proxy Statement and other documents filed by TEGNA free of charge from the SEC\xe2\x80\x99s website, www.sec.gov .

TEGNA Rejects Standard General’s Latest Unfounded Attacks

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 6:54pm

Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions.

Key Points: 
  • Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions.
  • TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest.
  • TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s OTT advertising service.
  • Investors and shareholders are able to obtain a copy of the definitive Proxy Statement and other documents filed by TEGNA free of charge from the SEC\xe2\x80\x99s website, www.sec.gov .

TEGNA Announces an Increase to Quarterly Dividend of Approximately 36%

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 9:20pm

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a dividend increase of ten cents per share on an annual basis, approximately 36 percent above the prior dividend.

Key Points: 
  • TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a dividend increase of ten cents per share on an annual basis, approximately 36 percent above the prior dividend.
  • Lougee added, The strength of our business, improved durability of our cash flows, and continued commitment to prudent expense management drove the decision to increase our quarterly dividend, which will result in a significant increase from our previous dividend payment.
  • Lougee continued, We are also reiterating the first quarter and full year 2021 guidance we provided on March 1, 2021.
  • TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities.

Standard General Issues Letter to the TEGNA Board

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 8:43pm

NEW YORK, March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard General L.P., the largest active shareholder of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), issued the following letter to the TEGNA Board calling for a full investigation into the racially insensitive incident involving TEGNA CEO Dave Lougee.

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  • NEW YORK, March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard General L.P., the largest active shareholder of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), issued the following letter to the TEGNA Board calling for a full investigation into the racially insensitive incident involving TEGNA CEO Dave Lougee.
  • Dear TEGNA Board of Directors,
    We are writing to reiterate Standard General's call for a full investigation into the racially insensitive incident involving Adonis Hoffman and TEGNA CEO Dave Lougee.
  • This letter follows our previous letter on March 9 when we asked the Board to conduct a full investigation.
  • STANDARD GENERAL STRONGLY ADVISES ALL STOCKHOLDERS OF TEGNA TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER PROXY MATERIALS FILED BY STANDARD GENERAL WITH THE SEC BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION.

TEGNA Announces Quarterly Dividend

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 8:40pm

TEGNA Inc.s (NYSE: TGNA) Board of Directors today declared a dividend of seven cents per share, payable on April 1, 2021 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on March 5, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • TEGNA Inc.s (NYSE: TGNA) Board of Directors today declared a dividend of seven cents per share, payable on April 1, 2021 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on March 5, 2021.
  • Our sustained operational excellence has resulted in a record 2020 in the face of a challenging external market environment, said Dave Lougee, president and CEO, TEGNA.
  • TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities.
  • Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions.

TEGNA Named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for Fifth Consecutive Year

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 2:06pm

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced that it has received a perfect score on the 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and has been designated a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for the fifth consecutive year.

Key Points: 
  • TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced that it has received a perfect score on the 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and has been designated a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality for the fifth consecutive year.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210128005674/en/
    Its a great honor to be recognized once again as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality, said Dave Lougee, president and CEO, TEGNA.
  • We remain committed to equality and supporting equal rights for all in our work and in our workplace.
  • In addition to striving for equality in the workplace, TEGNA and the TEGNA Foundation are proud to support LGBTQ causes and charitable organizations.