Leadership Team

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Gracia C. Martore

President and Chief Executive Officer

Gracia C. Martore

President and Chief Executive Officer

Gracia Martore is president and chief executive officer of TEGNA Inc., formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. She became president and CEO of Gannett in 2011 and was a driving force in growing the nation’s largest local media company. Under Martore’s leadership, Gannett doubled the company’s broadcast portfolio and acquired full ownership of Cars.com. Martore also led the separation of Gannett into two publicly traded companies. On September 7, 2016, TEGNA announced it would spin-off Cars.com into a publically traded company and Martore would retire as president and CEO upon the closing of the spin-off, expected in the first half of 2017.

Martore joined Gannett in 1985 as assistant treasurer. She became a vice president in the Treasury group in 1993 and added investor relations duties in 1995. She was named treasurer and vice president, investor relations in 1998. She was promoted to senior vice president of finance in addition to her treasurer’s responsibilities in 2001. In 2003, Martore became senior vice president and chief financial officer and was appointed to Gannett’s Management Committee. In 2005, Martore became executive vice president and CFO. In 2010, she was named president and chief operating officer and was named president and Chief Executive Officer in 2011. Prior to joining Gannett, she worked for 12 years in the banking industry.

Martore has won numerous business and industry honors for her leadership. On December 8, 2016, Martore received the CEO Lifetime Achievement Award from the Washington Business Journal. Martore was also named in December of 2016 by Institutional Investor Magazine as one of the 2017 All-American Executive Team ranking on the “Best CEO’s Midcap” exclusive annual list. In 2015, Martore was named one of the 50 most influential Virginians by Virginia Business Magazine. In 2012, 2013 and 2014, she was named one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” by Fortune Magazine. Following her selection as Gannett’s CEO in 2011, Martore was cited by Forbes in a review of the world’s most powerful women and, in 2012, she was named to Forbes’ “100 Most Powerful Women” list. Martore also was named on Variety’s Women’s Impact List 2013 and one of Washington’s 100 Most Powerful Women by Washingtonian Magazine. Institutional Investor magazine named Martore one of the best CFOs in America and ranked her the Best CFO in America in the publishing and advertising agencies category for three years in a row (2004-2006). The Washington Post also named Martore one of the top 10 female executives at major companies in the Washington region. In 2006 she was named CFO of the Year by Virginia Business Magazine.

Martore serves on the board of directors of TEGNA Inc., The Associated Press, FM Global and WestRock Company, and the Board of Trustees of Wellesley College.

Martore is a graduate of Wellesley College with a double major in history and political science. While there, she was named a Wellesley Scholar for academic excellence.

Martore and her husband, Joseph, have two children.

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William Behan

Senior Vice President, Labor Relations

William A. Behan

Senior Vice President, Labor Relations

William Behan is senior vice president, labor relations for TEGNA Inc., formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. Behan is a member of the TEGNA Management Committee. He joined Gannett in 1990 as labor relations attorney and subsequently served as assistant director/labor relations, director/labor relations and vice president/labor relations. He was named senior vice president/labor relations in 2010.

Previously, Behan worked in private practice in New Jersey. He specialized in labor relations with Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus and later with McMoran & Palmeri.

Behan received a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University and a Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University Law Center. He is admitted to practice law in Virginia, New Jersey, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third, Eighth and DC Circuits. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, and the American Employment Law Council.

Behan and his wife, Lou Ann, have one daughter.

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Victoria D. Harker

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Victoria D. Harker

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Victoria Harker serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer for TEGNA Inc., formerly Gannett Co., Inc. She was named chief financial officer at Gannett in July of 2012. Victoria is responsible for all of TEGNA’s financial functions and operations.

Before joining Gannett, Harker served as CFO and president of global business services of the AES Corporation, a multinational power company with consolidated 2012 revenues of $17 billion and assets of $45 billion operating in 28 countries. She joined AES in 2006, where she successfully led the re-engineering of the company’s capital structure through $3B in mergers and acquisitions, $1.8B in debt refinancing and $300m in share repurchases, allowing the company to initiate its first-ever dividend in 2011. While at AES, Victoria managed the finance and business services operations worldwide, including information technology, sourcing, risk, and trading operations.

Before joining AES, Victoria was Acting CFO and Treasurer of MCI from November 2002 through January 2006, and served as CFO of MCI Group from 1998 to 2002. Victoria also held several positions at MCI within the consumer and small business divisions in finance, information technology, and operations between 1990 and 1998.

In addition, Victoria serves on the Finance and Compensation Committees of the Board of Directors of Huntington Ingalls Industries, the $7 billion builder of ships and submarines for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard. She also serves as Chair of the Audit Committee as well as a member of the Leadership Development and Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Xylem, Inc. (formally ITT), a $4 billion global water infrastructure company. She previously served from 2009 through 2014 on the Finance and Audit Committees of the Board of Directors of Darden Restaurants, Inc., the $12 billion parent of the Capital Grille, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Seasons 52, Long Horn, and Bahama Breeze casual dining restaurants, where she was Chairman of the Audit Committee.

In July 2012, Victoria was appointed to the University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors, where she chairs the Finance Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee as well as the Special Committee on Governance, and the Committee on the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. She also previously served as the Chairman of the University of Virginia’s Alumni Association Board of Managers. She is a trustee of the Alumni Association’s $250M Jefferson Trust and participates as an emeritus society member of the Board of WolfTrap Foundation for the Performing Arts.

Victoria received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with a concentration in Economics, from the University of Virginia and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance, from American University. A two-time ironman triathlete, marathon runner and long distance swimmer, she lives in McLean, Virginia with her husband and three sons.

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Dave Lougee

President, TEGNA Media

Dave Lougee

President, TEGNA Media

Dave Lougee is president of TEGNA Media for TEGNA Inc., formerly Gannett Co., Inc., overseeing the company’s 46 television stations (including those served by TEGNA). TEGNA Media is the largest independent operator of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets and covers one-third of all television households nationwide. Lougee was named president of Gannett Broadcasting in July 2007.

In 2015, Dave was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. In 2014, Lougee was awarded the First Amendment Leadership Award by RTDNF and the Broadcaster of the Year Award by Broadcasting & Cable. He serves on several industry boards: he is the joint board chairman of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB); serves as vice chair of the NBC Affiliates Board; is a member of the BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.) Board of Directors, the Broadcasters Foundation of America and a past chair of the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) Board of Directors.

Previously, Lougee served as executive vice president, media operations for Belo Corp. At Belo, he also served as senior vice president; president and general manager of TV and cable operations in Seattle/Tacoma; and news director at KING-TV in Seattle/Tacoma. Before that, Lougee was vice president, news at WRC-TV, the NBC owned and operated station in Washington DC and vice president, news director at KUSA-TV in Denver.

Lougee is a graduate of the University of Colorado and attended the Stanford Executive Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2004.

Dave and his wife, Danni, reside in Northern Virginia with their son, Nash.

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Todd A. Mayman

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer

Todd A. Mayman

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer

Todd Mayman is executive vice president, chief legal and administrative officer for TEGNA Inc., formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. Mayman advises TEGNA’s senior management team and Board of Directors and is responsible for TEGNA’s legal matters. He also serves as a director of the TEGNA Foundation.

Prior to joining Gannett in 1993, Mayman was an associate at the law firm of Arent Fox and served as a law clerk at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

He received a B.A. with Honors from Swarthmore College and a J.D. magna cum laude from Boston University School of Law.

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John A. (Jack) Williams

President, TEGNA Digital

John A. (Jack) Williams

President, TEGNA Digital

Jack Williams is president of TEGNA Digital for TEGNA Inc., formerly Gannett Co., Inc. Williams was named president of Gannett’s Digital Ventures in January 2008 and oversees the company’s digital portfolio, including Cars.com, CareerBuilder and G/O Digital.

Williams represents TEGNA in various partnerships and investments and serves on the Board of Directors for CareerBuilder, Imaginova, and Topix, as well as several other companies. Williams also serves on the TEGNA Management Committee and is responsible for the development and implementation of online strategies, partnerships, and investment initiatives across all of TEGNA’s digital platforms.

Williams joined Gannett in April of 1995 as vice president of business development for the Newspaper Division of Gannett. In April 2003, he was named senior vice president, diversified businesses and development and in January 2006, became president, Gannett Digital.

Jack was previously affiliated with the Harte-Hanks organization before joining McClatchy newspapers as the general manager of the Modesto Bee in Modesto, California in 1980. In 1989 he was named executive vice president of the Seattle Times, which operated both The Seattle Times and the Seattle Post Intelligencer under a joint agreement with the Hearst Corporation.

Williams is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a degree in Business Administration. He and his wife, Judy, reside in McLean and have a son, Michael, and a daughter, Suzanne.

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Board of Directors

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Marjorie Magner

Chairman, TEGNA Inc., Managing Partner, Brysam Global Partners

Board Committees: Audit, Executive (Chair), Executive Compensation

Chairman, TEGNA Inc., Managing Partner, Brysam Global Partners

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Gracia C. Martore

President and Chief Executive Officer

Board Committee: Executive

President and Chief Executive Officer

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Jennifer Dulski

President of Change.org

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Howard D. Elias

President and Chief Operating Officer, EMC Global Enterprise Service

 Board Committees: Executive, Executive Compensation (Chair)

President and Chief Operating Officer, EMC Global Enterprise Service

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Lidia Fonseca

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Quest Diagnostics

 Board Committee: Executive Compensation

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Quest Diagnostics

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Jill Greenthal

Senior Advisor, Private Equity Group at Blackstone Group, L.P.

 Board Committee: Audit

Senior Advisor, Private Equity Group at Blackstone Group, L.P.

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Scott K. McCune

CEO, McCune Sports and Entertainment Ventures

 Board Committee: Executive Compensation

CEO, McCune Sports and Entertainment Ventures

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Henry W. McGee

Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School and Former President of HBO Home Entertainment

 Board Committee: Nominating and Public Responsibility

Former President of HBO Home Entertainment.

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Susan Ness

Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and Principal, Susan Ness Strategies; Former FCC Commissioner

Board Committees: Audit, Nominating and Public Responsibility

Principal, Susan Ness Strategies.

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Bruce P. Nolop

Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of E*TRADE Financial Corporation

 Board Committees: Audit (Chair and audit committee financial expert), Executive

Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of E*TRADE Financial Corporation

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Neal Shapiro

President and CEO, WNET.org

 Board Committees: Executive, Nominating and Public Responsibility (Chair)

President and CEO, WNET.org

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