MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2017--
Shareholders of TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today overwhelmingly approved
the re-election of Board members, an advisory resolution on the
compensation of the company’s named executive officers, and holding
future advisory votes on executive officer compensation every year.
TEGNA shareholders re-elected chairman Marjorie Magner, president and
CEO Gracia Martore, Jennifer Dulski, Howard D. Elias, Lidia Fonseca,
Jill Greenthal, Scott K. McCune, Henry W. McGee, Susan Ness, Bruce P.
Nolop and Neal Shapiro to the Board of Directors at the annual meeting
held at the company’s headquarters. The directors were elected to serve
one-year terms ending at TEGNA’s annual meeting in 2018.
TEGNA’s shareholders also approved an advisory resolution on the
compensation of the company’s named executive officers reported in the
company’s 2017 proxy statement, voted to hold future advisory votes on
the compensation of the company’s named executive officers every year
and ratified the appointment of EY as the company’s independent
accounting firm for the 2017 fiscal year.
“We have redefined our business by relentlessly pursuing innovation,
advocating for those we serve and making strategic investments in our
businesses,” said Martore. “As a result, we continue to have growing,
high-margin businesses, dependable cash flows, financial discipline and
a shareholder-focused capital structure that provides strong value to
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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