TEGNA Wins 10 National Edward R. Murrow Awards

TYSONS, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) today announced
that TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) has won 10 National Edward R. Murrow Awards
for excellence in local journalism, the second consecutive year that
TEGNA has won 10 awards. TEGNA stations received more National Murrow
Awards than any other television broadcast group, with TEGNA journalists
winning more than half of all the National Murrows awarded to large
market television stations. TEGNA received 91 Regional Murrow Awards in
April, more than any other media company.

“Each day, we strive to inform and engage our local audiences with the
stories that matter most, and reach them in new and innovative ways,”
said TEGNA president and CEO Dave Lougee. “Congratulations to all our
deserving winners who continue to raise the bar for excellence in local
journalism everywhere.”

TEGNA stations KARE in Minneapolis and WXIA in Atlanta received awards
in multiple categories. Two of the National Murrow Awards, for
Excellence in Innovation (WXIA-Atlanta) and News Documentary
(WFAA-Dallas), involved concepts that originated at a TEGNA Innovation
Summit, a recurring, structured process that encourages fresh and bold
ideas from TEGNA’s employees. TEGNA’s commitment to innovation and to
producing unique content that resonates with consumers in all markets is
a central component of its business model and value proposition.

The TEGNA National Edward R. Murrow Award winners are:

WXIA – Atlanta: Excellence in Innovation for a compilation
including “Atticus Investigates”, “Reveal”, WXIA’s half-hour
investigation show, and “At the Table ATL”, a social media series on the
food scene in Atlanta
WXIA – Atlanta: Investigative
Reporting for “FLIPPED: Secrets Inside a Corrupt Police Department”
– Buffalo
: News Documentary (small market) for “Seeking a
Confession” investigating the Catholic Church priest scandal and one
victim’s quest for closure
WFAA – Dallas: News Documentary
for “VERIFY: Borderlands” investigating the border wall
: Excellence in Video for “Five Points”, a look at Denver’s
historic jazz culture
KHOU – Houston: Breaking News Coverage
for “Santa Fe School Shooting”
KARE – Minneapolis: Feature
Reporting for “Eddie’s Sign” remembering the story of a young boy’s death
– Minneapolis
: Hard News for “Huppert Dairy” covering the closures
of dairy farms across Minnesota and Wisconsin
KARE – Minneapolis:
Excellence in Writing for Boyd Huppert’s emotional storytelling
– Seattle
: Continuing Coverage for “Back of the Class” series on the
state of special needs education in Washington


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the
greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells
empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers
innovative marketing solutions. With 49 television stations and two
radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4
affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of
all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast
networks Justice
and Quest
that reach more than 87 million U.S. television homes. TEGNA
Marketing Solutions
(TMS) offers innovative solutions to help
businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and
over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion,
TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.


For media inquiries, contact:
Anne Bentley
President, Corporate Communications

For investor inquiries, contact:
John Janedis, CFA
Vice President, Capital Markets & Investor Relations

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