Tegna Inc.

TEGNA Names Julie Eisenman President and General Manager of WNEP in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 4:30pm

b'TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) announced today that Julie Eisenman has been named president and general manager of WNEP, the ABC affiliate in Pennsylvania\xe2\x80\x99s Wilkes-Barre/Scranton market, effective June 14.

Key Points: 
  • b'TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) announced today that Julie Eisenman has been named president and general manager of WNEP, the ABC affiliate in Pennsylvania\xe2\x80\x99s Wilkes-Barre/Scranton market, effective June 14.
  • Eisenman replaces Chuck Morgan, who retired in April.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210512005724/en/\nTEGNA Names Julie Eisenman President and General Manager of WNEP in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (Photo: Business Wire)\nEisenman first joined TEGNA in 2015 as assistant news director at WXIA, TEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s NBC affiliate in Atlanta.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cA native of Pennsylvania, Julie understands the strengths of WNEP and what the station means to the community.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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 Names Elliott Moore President and General Manager at KYTX in Tyler, Texas

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 8:00pm

b'TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced that Elliott Longoria Moore has been named president and general manager of KYTX, the company\xe2\x80\x99s CBS affiliate in Tyler, Texas, effective June 7.

Key Points: 
  • b'TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced that Elliott Longoria Moore has been named president and general manager of KYTX, the company\xe2\x80\x99s CBS affiliate in Tyler, Texas, effective June 7.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210506006083/en/\nTEGNA Names Elliott Moore President and General Manager at KYTX in Tyler, Texas.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)\nMoore joined the TEGNA family in 2018 as a sponsorship and project manager for WFAA, TEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s ABC affiliate in Dallas-Ft. Worth, where he helped increase sponsorship revenue by more than 30 percent.
  • 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 Honored with 86 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, Including Six for Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 4:18pm

b'TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced its stations received 86 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards \xe2\x80\x93 more than any other local broadcast television group \xe2\x80\x93 for excellence in broadcast journalism, including the coveted prizes for overall excellence, excellence in innovation, and the new category of excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Key Points: 
  • b'TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced its stations received 86 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards \xe2\x80\x93 more than any other local broadcast television group \xe2\x80\x93 for excellence in broadcast journalism, including the coveted prizes for overall excellence, excellence in innovation, and the new category of excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • More than a third of TEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s 64 stations were among the winners with four stations \xe2\x80\x93 KARE, KING, WFAA and WUSA \xe2\x80\x93 garnering overall excellence, the highest honor awarded.\nSeven TEGNA stations \xe2\x80\x93 KGW, KUSA, KSDK, NEWS CENTER Maine, WFAA and WGRZ \xe2\x80\x93 also won for excellence in innovation, which recognizes \xe2\x80\x9cnews organizations that innovate their product to enhance the quality of journalism and the audience\xe2\x80\x99s understanding of news.\xe2\x80\x9d In addition, six TEGNA stations \xe2\x80\x93 KARE, KGW, KSDK, WFAA, WWL and WXIA \xe2\x80\x93 received the Edward R. Murrow\xe2\x80\x99s newest honor \xe2\x80\x93 excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion \xe2\x80\x93 which is given for \xe2\x80\x9coutstanding advocacy journalism tackling the topic of diversity, racial injustice and/or inequality.\xe2\x80\x9d\n\xe2\x80\x9cTEGNA\xe2\x80\x99s commitment to exceptional journalism has once again been recognized by the prestigious Regional Edward R. Murrow awards,\xe2\x80\x9d said Dave Lougee, president and CEO, TEGNA.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cAs our nation continues to confront acts of racial and social injustice, we are especially proud that our stations are recognized for covering and facilitating important discussions about race and inequality that will help drive systemic change.\xe2\x80\x9d\nOverall, 24 TEGNA stations were honored, with 10 awarded to KARE; nine to KUSA; eight to WFAA; seven to KDSK; six to KING and WXIA; four to KGW, NEWS CENTER Maine and WHAS; three to WBIR, WGRZ, WUSA, WTHR and WWL; two to KHOU, KXTV, WOI and WTC; and one each to First Coast News, KPNX, KTVB, KWES, WTOL and WVEC.\nTEGNA Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winners this year are as follows:\nExcellence in Writing: From Pen to Paper ... From Paper to Pixels; Jim Altman\n'

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.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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 .

TEGNA's Largest Active Shareholder Commissions Independent Study On The Company's DE&I Issues

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 8:00pm

Simple Google searches unveil issues of discrimination from the top to the bottom from current board members down to the station-level.

Key Points: 
  • Simple Google searches unveil issues of discrimination from the top to the bottom from current board members down to the station-level.
  • We have released it here:\nWe are research-intensive investors that conduct our own extensive due diligence and do not solely rely on management representations.
  • But, it is a shame that TEGNA\'s largest active shareholder has had to do the job of its board and management team.
  • We hope this report will enable shareholders to make an informed choice on the future direction of the Company.\n'

Glass Lewis Recommends TEGNA Shareholders Vote “FOR” ALL 12 TEGNA Director Nominees

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 2:38pm

We have great confidence in our ability to continue overseeing and guiding this progress in alignment with our long-term strategy.

Key Points: 
  • We have great confidence in our ability to continue overseeing and guiding this progress in alignment with our long-term strategy.
  • TEGNA, its directors and certain of its executive officers will be participants in the solicitation of proxies from shareholders in respect of the 2021 Annual Meeting.
  • 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 .

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 .