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SVP Corporate Development

Fairfax, VA

We are seeking a highly experienced and strategic Senior Vice President (SVP) of Corporate Development to lead our company's growth and expansion efforts. The SVP Corporate Development will be responsible for identifying and evaluating potential strategic opportunities, partnerships, mergers, and acquisitions that align with our business objectives. This role will play a critical role in shaping the company's future through strategic planning and execution.


Key Responsibilities:

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A):

  • Lead the identification, evaluation, and negotiation of potential M&A opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain a robust pipeline of acquisition targets.
  • Conduct due diligence and risk assessments for potential acquisitions.
  • Lead cross-functional teams through the M&A process, from initial assessment to integration.


Strategic Partnerships:

  • Identify and cultivate strategic partnerships and alliances that drive business growth.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to assess partnership opportunities.
  • Negotiate and execute partnership agreements to ensure mutually beneficial outcomes.


Corporate Strategy:

  • Contribute to the development and refinement of the company's overall corporate strategy.
  • Work closely with the executive team to align corporate goals with growth initiatives.
  • Monitor industry trends and competitive landscape to identify opportunities and threats.


Financial Analysis:

  • Perform financial modeling and analysis to evaluate the financial impact of potential transactions.
  • Assess the valuation and ROI of strategic opportunities.
  • Develop comprehensive business cases to support decision-making.


Team Leadership: Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence within the department.



  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Finance, or a related field; MBA preferred.
  • Proven experience in corporate development, M&A, or strategic planning at a senior level.
  • Strong negotiation, financial analysis, and due diligence skills.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management capabilities.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and drive results in a dynamic and competitive industry.


TEGNA offers comprehensive benefits designed to safeguard the physical, mental and financial health of our employees and their families. TEGNA offers two medical plan options for full and part-time employees through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, as well as access to dental and eye care coverage; fertility, surrogacy and adoption assistance; disability and life insurance.

Our 401(k) program offers full, part-time and temporary employees the opportunity to contribute 1% - 80% of their pay on a pre-tax basis to TEGNA’s 401(k). Contributions made up to the first 4% of pay are eligible for a 100% match from the company and are 100% vested from day one.

Regardless of participation in TEGNA medical plans, ALL employees receive nine free virtual doctor’s appointments with a physician through Teladoc, and 12 annual therapy sessions with a licensed clinician for themselves and each of their family members through Spring Health.

TEGNA’s Paid Time Off (PTO) program begins with 15 days of PTO for full-time employees, and nine paid holidays. 

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit

EEO statement:

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, hiring and developing individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to add to our collaborative culture.

We value and consider applications from all qualified candidates without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, disability, medical condition, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. TEGNA will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you are in need of an accommodation in order to submit your application, please email [email protected] 


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