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Sector: Television Broadcasting Stations Region: VA, United States

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TEGNA Inc., 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 delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. Our agile and forward-thinking portfolio of television and digital businesses comprise one of the largest, most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S. and two top digital companies, and CareerBuilder, as well as several other well-positioned and growing online companies.

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. TEGNA Media reaches approximately one-third of all television households nationwide and represents the #1 NBC affiliate group, #1 CBS affiliate group and #4 ABC affiliate group (excluding owner-operators). Millions of consumers turn to TEGNA Media throughout their day to navigate their world more successfully. Our journalists take their First Amendment responsibilities seriously and deliver relevant, innovative and impactful content. Combined, TEGNA’s TV stations, across 23 states, are renowned for their outstanding journalism and have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, National Headliner, George Polk and Emmy awards.

On the digital side, is the leading online destination for automotive consumers offering credible, objective information about car shopping, selling and servicing. With over 30 million monthly visits to its web properties, leverages its growing consumer audience to help automotive marketers more effectively reach car buyers and sellers, as well as those looking for trusted service providers. CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping the world’s top employers attract great talent. CareerBuilder provides services ranging from labor market intelligence to talent management software and other recruitment solutions. It is the largest online job site in North America, measured both by traffic and revenue, and has a presence in more than 60 markets worldwide. Together, and CareerBuilder provide TEGNA’s advertising partners with access to two very important categories – automotive and human capital solutions.

Also part of this powerful digital mix is G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses looking to connect with consumers through digital marketing, from search to social and everything in between. For national brands and agencies, G/O Digital delivers local digital activation at national scale. G/O Digital partners with more than 5,000 of the nation’s top brands and retailers and leads digital marketing programs with thousands of local businesses across more than 110 local markets.

TEGNA Digital also includes Cofactor, a digital marketing company that is uniquely positioned to bridge the divide between online and offline worlds and enable brands to intelligently deliver content everywhere, driving sales locally, and Sightline Media Group, a global provider of news, information and marketing solutions in the military, defense, federal technology and C4ISR markets. Combined, TEGNA’s brands have tremendous reach. Each month, TEGNA reaches more than 90 million U.S. adults across broadcast and digital media, empowering them to act with conviction and navigate their world successfully.

Investor Calendar

Nov 8, 2018 8:30 am | 2018 Third Quarter Earnings

Aug 7, 2018 8:30 am | Q2 Earnings Call

May 8, 2018 8:30 am | Q1 Earnings Call

May 8, 2018 8:30 am | Q1 Earnings Call

Mar 1, 2018 8:30 am | Q4 Earnings Call

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Gracia C. Martore , President and Chief Executive Officer
Gracia Martore is president and chief executive officer of TEGNA Inc., formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. She became president and CEO of Gannett in October 2011 and was a driving force in growing the nation’s largest local media company. Under Martore’s leadership, Gannett doubled the company’s broadcast portfolio and acquired full ownership of Martore also led the separation of Gannett into two publicly traded companies.

Martore joined Gannett in 1985 as assistant treasurer. She became a vice president in the Treasury group in 1993 and added investor relations duties in 1995. She was named treasurer and vice president, investor relations in 1998. She was promoted to senior vice president of finance in addition to her treasurer’s responsibilities in 2001. In 2003, Martore became senior vice president and chief financial officer and was appointed to Gannett’s Management Committee. In 2005, Martore became executive vice president and CFO. In 2010, she was named president and chief operating officer and was named president and Chief Executive Officer on Oct. 6, 2011. Prior to joining Gannett, she worked for 12 years in the banking industry.

Martore has won numerous business and industry honors for her leadership. In 2012, 2013 and 2014, she was named one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” by Fortune Magazine. Following her selection as Gannett’s CEO in 2011, Martore was cited by Forbes in a review of the world’s most powerful women and, in 2012, she was named to Forbes’ “100 Most Powerful Women” list. Martore also was named on Variety’s Women’s Impact List 2013 and one of Washington’s 100 Most Powerful Women by Washingtonian Magazine. Institutional Investor magazine named Martore one of the best CFOs in America and ranked her the Best CFO in America in the publishing and advertising agencies category for three years in a row (2004-2006). The Washington Post also named Martore one of the top 10 female executives at major companies in the Washington region. In 2006 she was named CFO of the Year by Virginia Business.

Martore serves on the board of directors of TEGNA Inc., The Associated Press, FM Global and WestRock Company. In October 2014, she was elected to the Board of Trustees for The Paley Center for Media.

Martore is a graduate of Wellesley College with a double major in history and political science. While there, she was named a Wellesley Scholar for academic excellence.

Martore and her husband, Joseph, have two children.
William Behan , Senior Vice President, Labor Relations
William Behan is senior vice president, labor relations for TEGNA Inc., formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. Behan is a member of the TEGNA Management Committee. He joined Gannett in 1990 as labor relations attorney and subsequently served as assistant director/labor relations, director/labor relations and vice president/labor relations. He was named senior vice president/labor relations in 2010.

Previously, Behan worked in private practice in New Jersey. He specialized in labor relations with Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus and later with McMoran & Palmeri.

Behan received a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University and a Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University Law Center. He is admitted to practice law in Virginia, New Jersey, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third, Eighth and DC Circuits. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the New Jersey Bar Association, and the American Employment Law Council.

Behan and his wife, Lou Ann, have one daughter.
Victoria D. Harker, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Victoria Harker serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer for TEGNA Inc., formerly Gannett Co., Inc. She was named chief financial officer at Gannett in July of 2012. Victoria is responsible for all of TEGNA’s financial functions and operations.

Before joining Gannett, Harker served as CFO and president of global business services of the AES Corporation, a multinational power company with consolidated 2012 revenues of $17 billion and assets of $45 billion operating in 28 countries. She joined AES in 2006, where she successfully led the re-engineering of the company’s capital structure through $3B in mergers and acquisitions, $1.8B in debt refinancing and $300m in share repurchases, allowing the company to initiate its first-ever dividend in 2011. While at AES, Victoria managed the finance and business services operations worldwide, including information technology, sourcing, risk, and trading operations.

Before joining AES, Victoria was Acting CFO and Treasurer of MCI from November 2002 through January 2006, and served as CFO of MCI Group from 1998 to 2002. Victoria also held several positions at MCI within the consumer and small business divisions in finance, information technology, and operations between 1990 and 1998.

In addition, Victoria serves on the Finance and Compensation Committees of the Board of Directors of Huntington Ingalls Industries, the $7 billion builder of ships and submarines for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard. She also serves as Chair of the Audit Committee as well as a member of the Leadership Development and Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Xylem, Inc. (formally ITT), a $4 billion global water infrastructure company. She previously served from 2009 through 2014 on the Finance and Audit Committees of the Board of Directors of Darden Restaurants, Inc., the $12 billion parent of the Capital Grille, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Seasons 52, Long Horn, and Bahama Breeze casual dining restaurants, where she was Chairman of the Audit Committee.

In July 2012, Victoria was appointed to the University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors, where she chairs the Finance Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee as well as the Special Committee on Governance, and the Committee on the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. She also previously served as the Chairman of the University of Virginia’s Alumni Association Board of Managers. She is a trustee of the Alumni Association’s $250M Jefferson Trust and participates as an emeritus society member of the Board of WolfTrap Foundation for the Performing Arts.

Victoria received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with a concentration in Economics, from the University of Virginia and a Master’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Finance, from American University. A two-time ironman triathlete, marathon runner and long distance swimmer, she lives in McLean, Virginia with her husband and three sons.
Kevin Lord, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Kevin Lord is the senior vice president and chief human resources officer for TEGNA Inc., formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. He is responsible for guiding the HR strategies that attract, develop and retain talent needed to enable the company to execute TEGNA’s strategic initiatives. He joined the company as chief human resources officer in October 2012. He serves as a member of the TEGNA Leadership Team.

Prior to joining TEGNA, Kevin served as executive vice president, human resources for NBC News. In addition to his NBC News HR responsibilities, he served as the HR Integration leader during NBCUniversal’s transition from GE to Comcast ownership. His initial role at NBCUniversal was senior vice president human resources – Integrated Media & International.

Earlier in his career, Kevin held several progressive HR leadership positions with General Electric including chief human resource officer for GE Plastics, Corporate HR Leader for Commercial & Communications, senior vice president HR for Vendor Financial Services and other HR roles in GE Aircraft Engines.

Kevin received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Brockport and his Master’s Degree in Human Resources from the University of South Carolina.
David T. Lougee, President, TEGNA Media
Dave Lougee is president of TEGNA Media for TEGNA Inc., formerly Gannett Co., Inc., overseeing the company’s 46 television stations (including those served by TEGNA). TEGNA Media is the largest independent operator of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets and covers one-third of all television households nationwide. Lougee was named president of Gannett Broadcasting in July 2007.

In 2014, Lougee was awarded the First Amendment Leadership Award by RTDNF and the Broadcaster of the Year Award by Broadcasting & Cable. He serves on several industry boards: he is the joint board chairman of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB); serves as vice chair of the NBC Affiliates Board; is a member of the BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.) Board of Directors, the Broadcasters Foundation of America and a past chair of the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) Board of Directors.

Previously, Lougee served as executive vice president, media operations for Belo Corp. At Belo, he also served as senior vice president; president and general manager of TV and cable operations in Seattle/Tacoma; and news director at KING-TV in Seattle/Tacoma. Before that, Lougee was vice president, news at WRC-TV, the NBC owned and operated station in Washington DC and vice president, news director at KUSA-TV in Denver.

Lougee is a graduate of the University of Colorado and attended the Stanford Executive Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 2004.

Dave and his wife, Danni, reside in Northern Virginia with their son, Nash.
Todd A. Mayman, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Administrative Officer
Todd Mayman is executive vice president, chief legal and administrative officer for TEGNA Inc., formerly known as Gannett Co., Inc. Mayman advises TEGNA’s senior management team and Board of Directors and is responsible for TEGNA’s legal matters. He also serves as a director of the TEGNA Foundation.

Prior to joining Gannett in 1993, Mayman was an associate at the law firm of Arent Fox and served as a law clerk at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.

He received a B.A. with Honors from Swarthmore College and a J.D. magna cum laude from Boston University School of Law.
John A. (Jack) Williams, President, TEGNA Digital
Jack Williams is president of TEGNA Digital for TEGNA Inc., formerly Gannett Co., Inc. Williams was named president of Gannett’s Digital Ventures in January 2008 and oversees the company’s digital portfolio, including, CareerBuilder and G/O Digital.

Williams represents TEGNA in various partnerships and investments and serves on the Board of Directors for CareerBuilder, Imaginova, and Topix, as well as several other companies. Williams also serves on the TEGNA Management Committee and is responsible for the development and implementation of online strategies, partnerships, and investment initiatives across all of TEGNA’s digital platforms. Williams joined Gannett in April of 1995 as vice president of business development for the Newspaper Division of Gannett. In April 2003, he was named senior vice president, diversified businesses and development and in January 2006, became president, Gannett Digital.

Jack was previously affiliated with the Harte-Hanks organization before joining McClatchy newspapers as the general manager of the Modesto Bee in Modesto, California in 1980. In 1989 he was named executive vice president of the Seattle Times, which operated both The Seattle Times and the Seattle Post Intelligencer under a joint agreement with the Hearst Corporation.

Williams is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a degree in Business Administration. He and his wife, Judy, reside in McLean and have a son, Michael, and a daughter, Suzanne.

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