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Update on TEGNA-DISH Negotiations

McLEAN, VA – TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today issued the following statement:

TEGNA and DISH have agreed to an eight day contract extension through Friday, October 9 at 7 p.m. ET as talks continue on a new agreement. With Hurricane Joaquin forecast to potentially impact several TEGNA markets, this extension ensures that critical programming remains available to all viewers.


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., 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 (including those serviced by TEGNA) 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, Cofactor, Clipper and Sightline Media Group. For more information, visit

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