TEGNA INC. (NYSE:TGNA) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

TEGNA INC. (NYSE:TGNA) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

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TEGNA Inc. (the “Company”) files this Current Report on Form 8-K/A (“Current Report”) to amend and supplement the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K dated December12, 2017 (the “Prior Report”) and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by the Company on December15, 2017. The Prior Report announced the election of Melinda C. Witmer to the Company’s board of directors. At the time of the Prior Report, the Company’s board of directors had not determined on which committee Ms.Witmer would serve.

The Company files this Current Report to disclose that the Company’s board of directors has appointed Ms.Witmer to the Executive Compensation Committee, effective immediately following the conclusion of the Company’s annual meeting of shareholders on April26, 2018, and to the Government Policy and Regulation Committee, effective immediately.


About TEGNA INC. (NYSE:TGNA)

TEGNA Inc., formerly Gannett Co., Inc., includes a portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content. The Company operates through two segments: TEGNA Media (Media Segment) and TEGNA Digital (Digital Segment). As of December 31, 2015, the Company’s media business included 46 television stations operating in 38 markets, offering television programing and digital content. Its Media segment includes core advertising, including local and national non-political advertising; political advertising during elections; retransmission that represents satellite and cable networks, and telecommunications companies to carry its television signals; digital that includes digital marketing services and advertising on the stations’ Websites, tablet and mobile products, and other services, such as production of programing from third parties and production of advertising material. Its Digital segment consists of business units, including Cars.com, CareerBuilder and G/O Digital.

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