TEGNA INC false 0000039899 0000039899 2022-11-22 2022-11-22





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 22, 2022




(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




Delaware   1-6961   16-0442930
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)


8350 Broad Street, Suite 200, Tysons, Virginia   22102-5151
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

(703) 873-6600

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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Title of each class





Name of each exchange
on which registered

Common Stock   TGNA   New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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Item 8.01

Other Events.

As previously reported, TEGNA Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), entered into the Agreement and Plan of Merger , dated as of February 22, 2022 (as amended by Amendment No. 1 thereto on March 10, 2022, the “Merger Agreement”), by and among Teton Parent Corp., a Delaware corporation (“Parent”), Teton Merger Corp., a Delaware corporation and an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Parent, and solely for purposes of certain provisions specified therein, certain subsidiaries of Parent, certain affiliates of Standard General L.P., a Delaware limited partnership, CMG Media Corporation, a Delaware corporation (“CMG”), and certain of CMG’s subsidiaries.

On November 22, 2022, the Company elected, pursuant to the terms of the Merger Agreement, to extend the Outside Date (as defined in the Merger Agreement) from November 22, 2022 to February 22, 2023.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.





    By:   /s/ Akin S. Harrison
      Akin S. Harrison
      Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Date: November 22, 2022