ATLANTA - For two years running TEGNA Inc. -- the parent company of 11Alive -- was named the top place to work for LGBTQ employees.
The media company received a perfect score of 100 on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index which is administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
“TEGNA’s perfect CEI score represents our commitment to equality, a fundamental value of our company,” said Dave Lougee, president, and CEO, TEGNA. “We must reflect the communities we serve and our diverse and inclusive workforce helps us inform, understand and engage with all of our audiences.”
.@TEGNA is leading the way in #LGBTQ equality with perfect score on @HRC’s #CEI2018. The perfect score represents TEGNA’s commitment to equality and inclusion, a core company value. https://t.co/ZJDtfpqDgQ pic.twitter.com/zSe1i4Spme— TEGNA (@TEGNA) November 9, 2017
TEGNA received top marks in all categories, including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, and transgender-inclusive health care benefits.
TEGNA operates in more than three dozen television markets across the country and has long been a supporter of diversity and inclusion in the LGBTQ community. Since 1992, The TEGNA Foundation has supported the Washington AIDS Partnership including a grant made this month.