TEGNA names senior vice president of capital markets and investor relations

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) president and CEO Dave Lougee has announced that John Janedis is joining the company as senior vice president, capital markets and investor relations, the company said.

Janedis, who was previously managing director and senior equity research analyst for media, cable and telecom at Jefferies LLC, will be responsible for TEGNA´s treasury and investor relations functions. This newly created role will report to executive vice president and chief financial officer Victoria Harker.

In this role, Janedis will be responsible for managing all treasury and banking activities and communicating TEGNA´s growth strategy, financial performance and plans for building long-term shareholder value to investors, analysts and other external audiences. Jeffrey Heinz, vice president of investor relations, will report to Janedis.

TEGNA is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 47 television stations and two radio stations in 39 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.