1. TEGNA Board Elects Howard Elias as New Chairman, Stuart Epstein as New Director

    TEGNA Board Elects Howard Elias as New Chairman, Stuart Epstein as New Director

    MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today announced that Howard D. Elias has been elected as non-executive chairman of the board. Elias will replace Marjorie Magner who is retiring after serving as a director of the company since 2006 and as chairman since 2011. Elias will assume the chairman role immediately following the company’s 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 26...

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    1. It has been an honor to serve as chairman and help lead TEGNA through some of the most significant and transformative years in the company's history.
    2. Stuart's combination of media, technology and financial experience will help TEGNA successfully navigate the opportunities that lie ahead. Stuart is well-known and well-liked within the financial community and his counsel and expertise will help ensure TEGNA is innovating, transforming and creating value for shareholders.
    3. Stuart knows our industry well and has extensive transaction and strategic experience at a large media company. As TEGNA continues to examine strategic opportunities for organic and inorganic growth, Stuart will be an important voice helping guide our company forward.
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