TEGNA Completes Acquisition of Three Sander Media TV Stations Following FCC Approval

MCLEAN, Va.--()--TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) announced today it has completed its acquisition of three Sander Media LLC television stations – KGW in Portland, Oregon, WHAS in Louisville, Kentucky and KMSB in Tucson, Arizona – following approval from the Federal Communications Commission last week. TEGNA Media has serviced these stations under shared services and similar arrangements since December of 2013.

All three stations are part of TEGNA Media, the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide.

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), 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 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, Cofactor and Sightline Media Group. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

Contacts

TEGNA Inc.
For media inquiries, contact:
Jeremy Gaines
Vice President, Corporate Communications
703-854-6049
jmgaines@TEGNA.com
or
For investor inquiries, contact:
Jeffrey Heinz
Vice President, Investor Relations
703-854-6917
jheinz@TEGNA.com

Release Summary

TEGNA Inc. announced today it has completed its acquisition of three Sander Media LLC television stations – KGW in Portland, Oregon, WHAS in Louisville, Kentucky and KMSB in Tucson, Arizona.

Contacts

TEGNA Inc.
For media inquiries, contact:
Jeremy Gaines
Vice President, Corporate Communications
703-854-6049
jmgaines@TEGNA.com
or
For investor inquiries, contact:
Jeffrey Heinz
Vice President, Investor Relations
703-854-6917
jheinz@TEGNA.com