MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 12, 2017--
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced that Jeff Newman has been
promoted to senior vice president and chief human resources officer. He
was previously vice president of total rewards. Newman will report to
Gracia Martore, president and CEO, and will be responsible for leading
the company's human resources team.
“Jeff has been instrumental to our HR team since he joined the company,”
said Martore. “He’s helped lead us through several significant changes
and has consistently sought to improve employee benefits and enhance
services. His leadership and expertise make him the right choice to
oversee TEGNA’s human resources department moving forward.”
Newman joined TEGNA in 2013. During his tenure, he has played a critical
role in supporting the human resource needs of the company. He has led
several key strategic initiatives and actions including the acquisitions
of Belo and Cars.com and enhancements to TEGNA’s human resources
“TEGNA’s valued employees are the key to the success of our company. I
look forward to working with them to help unlock and develop talent and
enhance TEGNA’s standing among journalists as the top local broadcasting
company in the country,” said Newman.
Prior to joining TEGNA, Newman worked in the financial services sector
for over 15 years, holding HR leadership roles for HSBC and GE. He most
recently served as executive vice president of rewards for HSBC,
developing compensation and benefits strategies in partnership with
senior executives to drive key transformation outcomes.
Newman received his B.S. from the Towson University.
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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