MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2019--
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today received a perfect score on the 2019
Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and has been designated a Best Place to
Work for LGBTQ Equality for the third consecutive year. The CEI is
administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and is the nation’s
premier benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and
practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.
“TEGNA is committed to hiring and developing an inclusive workforce that
reflects the communities we serve,” said Dave Lougee, president and CEO,
TEGNA. “We are proud to be named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality
for a third straight year and of the purpose-driven work our diverse
employees do to serve the greater good and make a difference.”
The 2019 CEI evaluates 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 perfect score of 100.
TEGNA supports several diverse and inclusive causes within the LGBTQ
community. The TEGNA Foundation has supported the Washington AIDS
Partnership since 1992. The TEGNA Foundation is also an active supporter
of the Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, the Washington,
D.C.-based nonprofit Latin American Youth Center’s LGBTQ Stripes
program, and LGBTQ focused causes in TEGNA’s local markets. This support
includes COLAGE in Seattle, WA, an organization uniting people with
lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network
of peers and supporting them as they nurture and empower each other to
be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in local communities.
For more information on the 2019 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 49 television stations and two
radio stations in 41 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 one-third of all
television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million
adults on-air and approximately 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 also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for
advertisers through TEGNA
Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps
businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions
that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top
(OTT) platforms, including Premion,
TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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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