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Tom Cox

Senior Vice President, Digital and Chief Growth Officer

Tom Cox is senior vice president, digital and chief growth officer for TEGNA responsible for leading efforts to accelerate TEGNA’s existing digital businesses, as well as identify new growth opportunities. Cox leads efforts across TEGNA’s digital product and technology divisions and Premion, TEGNA’s CTV/OTT advertising platform.

An insightful strategist, pioneering dealmaker, and adroit operator, Cox has more than twenty years of experience leading operations, strategy, and business development teams focused on companies at the intersection of media and technology.

Previously, Cox was president of Premion responsible for overall strategic direction, operations, and financial performance for Premion and senior vice president, corporate development for TEGNA.

Before joining TEGNA in 2011, Cox served as senior vice president for FOX Digital where he was responsible for directing all partnership activities, launching new revenue-producing products and distribution initiatives, as well as leading numerous operations-related functions.

Cox co-founded Stratique Partners, an executive-level consulting firm specializing in developing creative strategies, identifying and negotiating transformative partnerships, and launching new products and business lines for a wide array of clients from first time entrepreneurs to blue-chip companies.

Earlier in his career, Cox spent almost eight years in a variety of executive roles at AOL in the business affairs, strategy, and corporate development departments. He began his career in the investment banking and interactive divisions at Friedman, Billings, Ramsey.

Cox is a graduate of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va. and holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science. He resides in Potomac, Maryland with his wife and two sons.