TEGNA Reaches New Retransmission Consent Agreement with DISH


TYSONS, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) announced today that it has entered into a new carriage agreement with DISH.

“We are pleased to announce that we have entered into a new agreement with DISH to restore our valuable and important live local news, live local and national sports and hugely popular network content to DISH TV subscribers,” said Lynn Beall, EVP and COO, Media Operations, TEGNA. “We appreciate the patience of our viewers while we worked towards an agreement.”

The agreement includes the retransmission license for all 64 TEGNA-owned stations.


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company dedicated to serving our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful research, and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 US markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network partners in the top 25 markets among independent broadcaster groups, and reaches approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns the leading multicast networks True Crime Network, Twist and Quest. TEGNA provides innovative solutions that enable businesses to reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Visit www.TEGNA.com for more information.


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