MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2017--
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced the appointment of Anne Bentley
as vice president and chief communications officer. Bentley will report
to Gracia Martore, president and CEO, and will be responsible for
leading the company's external and internal communications strategy.
"As TEGNA builds on our momentum and business transformation, we are
delighted to have Anne join us as Chief Communications Officer," said
Martore. "Anne's strong leadership skills, demonstrated business results
and combination of broadcast and digital experience are key assets as we
invest in the next phase of our growth and development. We look forward
to collaborating with Anne to showcase our vision, our businesses and
“I’m thrilled to join TEGNA at such an exciting time in its
development,” said Bentley. “TEGNA is a widely recognized market leader
with tremendous growth potential. I'm looking forward to working with
the entire TEGNA team to showcase the organization's strengths."
Most recently, Bentley was vice president and head of corporate
communications for PBS, where she served as the lead communications
officer. During her tenure, Bentley was instrumental in enhancing the
organization's visibility in the media landscape. In addition to serving
as chief corporate spokesperson, she oversaw corporate communications
strategy, including corporate positioning and reputation management,
media relations, general audience and children's media publicity, social
media, events, and employee, executive and station communications.
Prior to joining PBS in 2010, Bentley worked for more than a decade at
AOL. She most recently served as senior vice president of corporate
communications, developing communications strategies and advising senior
executives during the organization's transformation from a
subscription-based business to a global web services company. Bentley
received her B.A. from the University of Richmond.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and
digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that
deliver. TEGNA offers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when
and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media
includes 46 television stations and is the largest independent station
group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching
approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA
Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for
automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital
solutions, and G/O Digital, a customized local digital marketing
company. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.
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