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TEGNA Taps Sunny Uberoi as Chief Communications Officer

TEGNA Inc. named Sunny Uberoi as Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, according to a press release.  Uberoi, who will  be responsible for internal and external communications and public affairs, will report to Gracia Martore, Pesident and CEO.

“We are excited to have Sunny join our leadership team. At a time when our company has made strong progress across all of our businesses, it’s essential that we are focused on communicating our story and explaining TEGNA’s value proposition to all stakeholders,” said Martore, in a statement. “As a seasoned communications executive, Sunny will help us promote our breakthrough new initiatives and innovative product offerings, while establishing a platform of thought leadership that will cement our reputation as an industry leader.”

Most recently, Uberoi was the head of global communications for S&P Capital IQ, where he was responsible for developing thought leadership platforms to drive reputation, engagement and positioning in the marketplace. He also had responsibility for communicating deeper industry analytics, positioning and digital rebranding for J.D. Power in advance of its asset divestiture from S&P Global in mid-2016.

“I’m thrilled to join TEGNA at such a pivotal time in its development,” said Uberoi. “A widely recognized market leader with tremendous growth potential, TEGNA is ideally positioned to reap maximum benefit from a strategic communications initiative that showcases its strengths.”