TEGNA Named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by Human Rights Campaign Foundation

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MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) today received a perfect score of 100 on the
2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), administered by the Human Rights
Campaign Foundation, and was named a top place to work for LGBTQ
employees. The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on
corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.

“Diversity, inclusion and equality are the backbone of our company and
they are what we value and strive for every day,” said Gracia Martore,
president and CEO, TEGNA. “In order to better serve our communities, our
workforce must include employees with diverse backgrounds, perspectives
and experiences. It is critical to our success. At TEGNA, no matter your
background or beliefs, we are all united by a common purpose to make a
difference and empower the people we serve.”

The 2017 CEI report rated 1,043 businesses, evaluating LGBTQ-related
policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace
protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health
care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBTQ
community. TEGNA received top marks in all categories, resulting in a
100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for
LGBTQ Equality.

For more information on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index, visit www.hrc.org/cei.

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) 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 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
Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers,
CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other
powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Cofactor. For more information,
visit www.TEGNA.com.

Contacts

TEGNA Inc.
For media inquiries, contact:
Steve Kidera
Manager,
Corporate Communications
703-873-6434
skidera@TEGNA.com
or
For
investor inquiries, contact:

Jeffrey Heinz
Vice President,
Investor Relations
703-873-6917
jheinz@TEGNA.com