Leadership Team

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Akin Harrison

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Akin Harrison leads TEGNA’s legal department. Harrison has held several roles within the company since joining as assistant general counsel in 2003.

Prior to joining TEGNA, Harrison was a corporate attorney in private practice in New York City and Washington, D.C. where his practice included representing Fortune 500 companies, venture capital firms and early stage companies in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings and corporate lending transactions.

Harrison earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School and his undergraduate degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Virginia.