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2014-08-14 16:25:22

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today announced Thomas Claybaugh as the new president and publisher of Gannett Central New York Media, where he will oversee the Press & Sun-Bulletin in Binghamton, the Star-Gazette in Elmira and The Ithaca Journal effective September 1, 2014. Claybaugh will succeed longtime Gannett executive Sherman Bodner, who is retiring at the end of the month. Bodner has been with Gannett for nearly 40 years. "Sherm...

2014-08-14 12:26:14

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that Terry Horne has been named president and publisher of the Statesman Journal in Salem, OR. In addition, Horne will become regional president of Gannett West/Interstate Group. Horne comes to the Statesman Journal after as president and publisher of the Pensacola (FL) News Journal. "While his time in Pensacola was short, his impact was immediate. He handled two large weather crises, helped...

2014-08-05 08:20:51

Will Also Accelerate Growth Of Digital Portfolio With $1.8 Billion Acquisition Of Remaining 73% Interest In Cars.com MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today announced its plan to create two publicly traded companies with scale: one exclusively focused on its Broadcasting and Digital businesses, and the other on its Publishing business. The planned separation of the Publishing business will be implemented through a tax-free distribution of Gannett's...

2014-07-29 16:24:46

MCLEAN, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc.'s (NYSE: GCI) Board of Directors today declared a dividend of 20 cents per share, payable on October 1, 2014 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on September 5, 2014. "We have made outstanding progress in our strategic transformation, positioning Gannett to compete effectively in today's increasingly digital landscape. We are pleased with the impact our strategic initiatives have had on our results and...

2014-07-23 23:19:39

Strategic partnership designed to provide high schools with the ability to showcase their events LIVE and share them across USA TODAY Sports and Gannett’s local digital platforms. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 High School Cube announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with USA TODAY High School Sports, the nation’s leading source for high school sports news and information. This partnership will give high schools across the country the ability to...

2014-07-18 16:22:13

MCLEAN, Va., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today named Jason Taylor president and publisher of The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, MS. Taylor will also serve as U.S. Community Publishing (USCP) East Group regional president, where he will oversee the Hattiesburg (MS) American and Montgomery (AL) Advertiser, in addition to The Clarion-Ledger. Taylor succeeds Leslie Hurst, who is retiring at the end of the month. "Jason is a proven leader with sustained...

2014-07-10 12:28:13

MCLEAN, Va., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that its second-quarter 2014 earnings conference call with financial analysts will be held on Tuesday, July 22 at 10:00 am. (ET). The call will be accessible live to the media and general public via webcast and though a limited number of listen-only, dial-in conference lines. The company's earnings announcement will be released to news outlets and wire services before the market opens on July 22....

2014-07-08 16:24:09

DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London Broadcasting Company ("LBC" or the "Company"), a portfolio company of SunTx Capital Partners ("SunTx"), today announced that it has completed its previously announced sale of six Texas-based television stations to Gannett Co. Inc., an international media and marketing solutions company, for $215 million in an all-cash transaction. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140708/125294 Ned N. Fleming, III, Founder and Managing Partner of...

2014-07-08 16:23:43

MCLEAN, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of six of London Broadcasting Company's television stations in Texas for $215 million in an all-cash transaction. Phil Hurley, London Broadcasting Company chief operating officer, will continue to lead the six stations. Hurley will report to Dave Lougee, president of Gannett Broadcasting. The acquisition includes KCEN (NBC) in...

2014-06-25 12:27:19

MCLEAN, Va., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is pleased that the Supreme Court has upheld the well-established copyright laws of this country. Like others in the content creating community, Gannett believes that when it provides content, appropriate payment for that content should be made. We are gratified that the Court refused to sanction Aereo's attempt to circumvent the law.? About Gannett Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and...


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