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December 3, 2019
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
Victoria Harker, executive vice president and chief financial officer of TEGNA Inc. (“TEGNA” or the “Company”) will be participating in a question and answer session at the 2019 Wells Fargo TMT Summit at 10:50 a.m. (PT) / 1:50 p.m. (ET) on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. In connection with this event, the Company will be providing new forward-looking financial guidance metrics. Such information is furnished in Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference. The information in this Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).
Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements
Any statements contained in this communication that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements with respect to the expected financial results of the Company. Any forward-looking statements contained herein are based on Company management’s current beliefs and expectations, but are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and changes in circumstances, which may cause the Company’s actual results or actions to differ materially from what is expressed or implied by these statements. These statements include, but are not limited to: our confidence in the future performance of the Company, the execution of our growth and capital allocation strategies and the realization of financial benefits from these strategies. Economic, competitive, governmental, technological and other factors and risks that may affect TEGNA’s operations or financial results are discussed in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018, and in subsequent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements other than as required by law.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: December 3, 2019
/s/ Clifton A. McClelland III
Clifton A. McClelland III
Senior Vice President and Controller