TEGNA’S “SISTER CIRCLE” WELCOMES NEW HOST TRINA BRAXTON
(McLEAN, VA and ATLANTA, GA) – August 20, 2018 – TEGNA Inc.’s (NYSE: TGNA) “Sister Circle” announced today that Trina Braxton is joining first-year hosts Rashan Ali, Syleena Johnson and Quad Webb-Lunceford on the lively, daily talk show. Braxton is an entrepreneur, R&B singer and star of the reality TV show, “Braxton Family Values.”
“Sister Circle” is a live, one-hour daily talk show that is inspiring, informative, empowering and always entertaining. The show is hosted by four dynamic women that don’t shy away from sharing their opinions, views and feelings. “Sister Circle” tackles a wide range of topics including matters of the heart, raising a family, race relations, cooking, managing money and the latest beauty and fashion trends. The hosts are often joined by celebrity guests to have honest, emotional and frank discussions that engage audiences across platforms.
“Sister Circle” airs daily in 12 TEGNA markets and nationally on cable’s TV One from noon-1:00 p.m. ET. Produced by TEGNA out of its Atlanta station WATL, “Sister Circle” reaches 60 percent of U.S. television households.
“As our hosts always say, ‘the show was created for African American women, but it’s a show that not only speaks to women of color, but we welcome all women into our circle – The Sister Circle.’ ” said Lisa Kridos, vice president of original programming and development, TEGNA. “We are thrilled that Trina Braxton is joining the ‘Sister Circle’ family. From her musical roots as part of the legendary Braxton sisters and continuing to star with her famous family on ‘Braxton Family Values,’ Trina brings a unique perspective to ‘Sister Circle’ with her honest and candid perspective on relationships, motherhood, and managing it all.”
In the past year, “Sister Circle” has amassed more than 125,000 followers on Instagram and has been featured on some of the hottest social and digital media sites, including Bossip, Shaderoom and The Source/Her Source. Celebrity guests have included Ice Cube, Gabrielle Union, Will Packer and Bobby Brown.
To learn more about “Sister Circle” and to join the conversation, follow @SisterCircleTV across social media.
TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) 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. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital-marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.