TEGNA Management

Management criteria checks 4/4

TEGNA's CEO is Dave Lougee, appointed in Jun 2017, has a tenure of 6.67 years. total yearly compensation is $7.27M, comprised of 13.4% salary and 86.6% bonuses, including company stock and options. directly owns 0.33% of the company’s shares, worth $8.82M. The average tenure of the management team and the board of directors is 6.7 years and 6.7 years respectively.

Key information

Dave Lougee

Chief executive officer


Total compensation

CEO salary percentage13.4%
CEO tenure6.7yrs
CEO ownership0.3%
Management average tenure6.7yrs
Board average tenure6.7yrs

Recent management updates

Recent updates

TEGNA: Large Buyback Should Begin To Lift Shares In 2024

Jan 09

Why TEGNA Is A Buy Even As A Standalone Company

Oct 23

TEGNA: Despite Mixed Results, The Stock Is Undervalued

Aug 12

TEGNA (NYSE:TGNA) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.095

May 13
TEGNA (NYSE:TGNA) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.095

With EPS Growth And More, TEGNA (NYSE:TGNA) Makes An Interesting Case

Mar 26
With EPS Growth And More, TEGNA (NYSE:TGNA) Makes An Interesting Case

TEGNA (NYSE:TGNA) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.095

Feb 26
TEGNA (NYSE:TGNA) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.095

Is TEGNA (NYSE:TGNA) Using Too Much Debt?

Feb 23
Is TEGNA (NYSE:TGNA) Using Too Much Debt?

TEGNA declares $0.095 dividend

Feb 22

Tegna extends declines on report sale may not close by February deadline

Jan 23

Tegna slips on reports White House to renominate Gigi Sohn for FCC

Jan 03

Standard Genera deal for Tegna gets request for comments from FCC

Dec 23

Tegna gains after buyer waves some contractual rights to appease regulators

Dec 16

Tegna gains on report Team Telecom may approve sale as early as this week

Nov 15

TEGNA Non-GAAP EPS of $0.65 misses by $0.08, revenue of $803.11M misses by $32.66M

Nov 09

Tegna stock drops on report on DOJ questions on Standard General deal

Nov 03

Tegna gains on report that Standard General deal may be getting closer to approval

Oct 21

Tegna/Standard General get FCC request for more information

Sep 29

TEGNA: Merger Spread Is Too Wide

Aug 16

TEGNA Q2 2022 Earnings Preview

Aug 05

TEGNA declares $0.095 dividend

Jul 28

Special Situation: TEGNA Offers Investors Potential 11%+ Return

May 27

Merger Arbitrage Mondays - Standard General Acquires Tegna

Feb 28

TEGNA's Fading Deal Prospects Could Hit Stock

Jan 19

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Dave Lougee's remuneration changed compared to TEGNA's earnings?
DateTotal CompensationSalaryCompany Earnings
Sep 30 2023n/an/a


Jun 30 2023n/an/a


Mar 31 2023n/an/a


Dec 31 2022US$7mUS$975k


Sep 30 2022n/an/a


Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021US$7mUS$975k


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020US$7mUS$916k


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019US$6mUS$950k


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018US$5mUS$950k


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018n/an/a


Mar 31 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017US$5mUS$908k


Compensation vs Market: Dave's total compensation ($USD7.27M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.32M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Dave's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Dave Lougee (64 yo)





Mr. David T. Lougee, also known as Dave, has been the Chief Executive Officer, Director and President of TEGNA Inc. since June 1, 2017. Mr. Lougee has been the President of Gannett Broadcasting, Inc. (Broa...

Leadership Team

David Lougee
$ 8.8m
Lynn Trelstad
Executive VP & COO of Media Operations6.7yrsUS$2.72m0.11%
$ 3.0m
Victoria Harker
Consultantless than a yearUS$3.36m0.24%
$ 6.6m
Julie Heskett
Senior VP & CFOless than a yearno data0.0042%
$ 113.6k
Kurt Rao
Senior VP & CTO5.8yrsno datano data
Doug Kuckelman
Head of Investor Relations3.9yrsno datano data
Newberg Fisher
Senior VP & Chief Legal Officerless than a yearno datano data
Anne Bentley
VP of Corporate Communications & Chief Communications Officer6.8yrsno datano data
Tom Cox
Vice President of Corporate Development12.3yrsno datano data
Jeffery Newman
Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer6.8yrsno datano data
William Behan
Senior Vice President of Labor Relations13.9yrsno datano data
Howard Griffin
Senior Vice President of National Sales - USA Today Network13.3yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: TGNA's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.7 years average tenure).

Board Members

David Lougee
$ 8.8m
Howard Elias
Independent Chairman of the Board15.3yrsUS$355.00kno data
Stuart Epstein
Independent Director6yrsUS$225.00k0.023%
$ 609.6k
Henry McGee
Independent Director8.7yrsUS$255.00k0%
$ 0
Neal Shapiro
Independent Director16.3yrsUS$235.00k0.011%
$ 310.3k
Melinda Witmer
Independent Director6.2yrsUS$232.17k0.012%
$ 337.0k
Gina Bianchini
Independent Director6yrsUS$225.00k0.015%
$ 415.3k
Karen Grimes
Independent Director4yrsUS$225.00k0.012%
$ 336.8k
Scott McCune
Independent Director15.3yrsUS$255.00k0.036%
$ 965.8k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: TGNA's board of directors are considered experienced (6.7 years average tenure).

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