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TEGNA’s Annual Employee Awards Recognize Top Employees, Campaigns and Unsung Heroes

McLEAN, VA – TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today honored company award winners and finalists during its annual Employee Awards ceremony at corporate headquarters in McLean, VA. Six Unsung Heroes were also recognized.

“Our employees are living our purpose by empowering those they serve. It is always an honor to come together and celebrate their many achievements,” said Gracia Martore, president and CEO, TEGNA. “Today’s award winners helped TEGNA reach new heights over the past year and their continued dedication and hard work is vital to our success. I congratulate all of our winners and finalists on their outstanding performance.”

Award winners and finalists were:

Manager of the Year

Innovator of the Year

Sales Executive of the Year

Corporate Staffer of the Year

Best Client Solution

Diversity Award Individual

Diversity Award Unit

Content Award Winners

Community Empowerment Award Individual

Community Empowerment Award Unit

Unsung Heroes:

About TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA offers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and G/O Digital, a customized local digital marketing company. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

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703-873-6434
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Vice President, Investor Relations
703-873-6917
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