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TEGNA Wins Nine National Edward R. Murrow Awards

McLEAN, VA – TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today won nine National Edward R. Murrow Awards, including two by KARE in Minneapolis, MN. The Edward R. Murrow Awards are sponsored by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and honor outstanding achievements in electronic journalism.

“Every day, across our company and our nation, our journalists are telling stories that matter to better serve our communities,” said Dave Lougee, president and CEO, TEGNA. “Through innovative and engaging content across platforms, we are bringing people together by giving them the facts, exposing wrongdoing, changing laws for the better and keeping them informed when it matters most. Congratulations to all of our winners on this outstanding accomplishment.”

TEGNA National Edward R. Murrow Winners:

  • WTLV – Jacksonville, FL for large market feature reporting
  • KTVB – Boise, ID for small market news series
  • KARE – Minneapolis, MN for large market excellence in video and excellence in writing
  • WBIR – Knoxville, TN for small market breaking news
  • WFAA – Dallas, TX for large market newscast
  • KHOU – Houston, TX for large market excellence in social media
  • KCEN – Temple, TX for small market feature reporting
  • KING – Seattle, WA for large market continuing coverage

TEGNA won 82 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards which were announced earlier this year.

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 46 stations in 38 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 32 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit

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