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TEGNA Media Wins 64 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

KING wins 9 awards, more than any other TV station in the country

McLEAN, VA – TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today won 64 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards across TEGNA Media, including four for overall excellence, the highest award given. TEGNA Media won more awards than any other station group. The competition is sponsored by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism.

“Across TEGNA Media, we are making an impact in the communities we serve,” said Gracia Martore, president and CEO, TEGNA. “These honors highlight our commitment to delivering quality, innovative journalism to our audiences whenever, wherever they are. Congratulations to all of our winners for these well-deserved awards.”

KING in Seattle won nine Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, more than any other station, including an award for Overall Excellence. WBIR in Knoxville, TN won their fourth consecutive Overall Excellence Award. KUSA in Denver, CO and KARE in Minneapolis, MN also won for Overall Excellence.

TEGNA Media Overall Excellence Award Winners:

KING – Seattle, WA (won 9 total awards)
KARE – Minneapolis, MN (won 8 total awards)
KUSA – Denver, CO (won 7 total awards)
WBIR – Knoxville, TN (won 7 total awards)

Other winning TEGNA Media properties include:

WXIA – Atlanta, GA (won 6 total awards)
KREM – Spokane, WA (won 4 total awards)
KSDK – St. Louis, MO (won 4 total awards)
WGRZ – Buffalo, NY (won 3 total awards)
WFAA – Dallas, TX (won 3 total awards)
WZZM – Grand Rapids, MI (won 3 total awards)
KHOU – Houston, TX (won 2 total awards)
KGW – Portland, OR (won 2 total awards)
WCSH/WLBZ – Portland/Bangor, ME (won 2 total awards)
KVUE – Austin, TX
KTVB – Boise, ID
WCNC – Charlotte, NC
WWL – New Orleans, LA


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 reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers 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, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Cofactor. For more information, visit

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