MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2017--
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today was named a top place to work for LGBTQ
employees for the second consecutive year. The company received a
perfect score of 100 on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI),
administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The CEI is a
national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and
practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.
“TEGNA’s perfect CEI score represents our commitment to equality, a
fundamental value of our company,” said Dave Lougee, president and CEO,
TEGNA. “We must reflect the communities we serve and our diverse and
inclusive workforce helps us inform, understand and engage with all of
The 2018 CEI evaluated LGBTQ-related policies and practices including
non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits,
transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and
public engagement with the LGBTQ community. TEGNA received top marks in
all categories, resulting in a 100 percent ranking and the designation
as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
TEGNA has long been a supporter of diversity and inclusion in the LGBTQ
community. The TEGNA Foundation has supported the Washington AIDS
Partnership since 1992 including a grant made this month. Through the
TEGNA Foundation, TEGNA is also a supporter of the Lesbian and Gay
Journalists Association and several other organizations and projects
that support the LGBTQ community across the country.
For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, visit www.hrc.org/cei.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the
greater good of our communities. With 46 television stations in 38
markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers
across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top
25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television
households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults
on-air and 35 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been
consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R.
Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers
results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions
including OTT local advertising network Premion,
centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O
Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with
consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells
empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers
innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.
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