Nixon Peabody advises TEGNA Inc. in its acquisition of Locked On Podcast Network

January 29, 2021

Director of Media Relations
Nicholas Braude

Washington, DC. Nixon Peabody advised TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) in its acquisition of Locked On Podcast Network, the leading and innovative podcast for local sports. The acquisition will expand TEGNA’s footprint in the fast-growing podcast market.

Locked On provides in-depth coverage of every team in the four major U.S. professional sports leagues—NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL—in addition to more than 30 college teams. Its coverage includes league-wide, industry-leading sports, sports betting, and the NFL Draft, among others, all presented by renowned reporters, writers, and sports insiders.

“Congratulations to TEGNA on successfully completing this strategic acquisition,” said John Partigan, a partner in Nixon Peabody’s Corporate practice who led the team that advised TEGNA.

Nixon Peabody’s deal team also included Corporate partners Brian Kopp and Sean Clancy, Labor & Employment counsel Todd Shinaman, and Corporate associates Pierce Han and Bohao Zhou.

For additional information on financing and structure of the deal, please see the press release: TEGNA Acquires Leading Local Sports Podcast Network Locked On.

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