TYSONS, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 25, 2019--
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 ratified the
appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
TEGNA shareholders re-elected Board Chairman Howard D. Elias, president
and CEO Dave Lougee, Gina L. Bianchini, Stuart J. Epstein, Lidia
Fonseca, Scott K. McCune, Henry W. McGee, Susan Ness, Bruce P. Nolop,
Neal Shapiro and Melinda C. Witmer to the Board of Directors at the
company’s annual meeting held this morning. Directors will serve
one-year terms ending at TEGNA’s 2020 annual meeting.
TEGNA’s shareholders also overwhelmingly approved an advisory resolution
on the compensation of the company’s named executive officers reported
in the company’s 2019 proxy statement and ratified the appointment of
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the company’s independent registered
accounting firm for the 2019 fiscal year.
“TEGNA continues to serve our communities with locally relevant content
and proven marketing solutions while delivering a combination of strong
financial results and award-winning journalism,” said Lougee. “TEGNA’s
unique and evolving mix of high-margin subscription and political
revenues, combined with our continued strategic initiatives, position us
to deliver stable and growing free cash flow and create value for our
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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