Akin Harrison was Promoted as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Tegna

Date of management change: September 26, 2018 

What Happened?

McLean, -based Tegna Promoted Akin Harrison as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

 

About the Company

Tegna Inc. is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities – through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services. As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., Tegna is a best-in-class operator with 47 television stations (including those serviced by Tegna) and two radio stations in 39 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of big 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, Tegna reaches 50 million adults on-air and 35 million across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, Tegna`s stations have over 20 million social followers. Tegna produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards. Tegna also provides local and national partners custom, targeted and integrated campaigns that help their business grow and thrive by reaching the right audiences at the right time. Our innovative marketing and sales offerings include OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing and others. In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.

 

About the Person

Akin Harrison is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Tegna. Previously, Akin held various senior legal leadership roles in the industry.

 

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