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12/17/14Gannett Broadcasting Stations Win Three Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards
MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today announced three of its broadcast stations have won Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, which recognize excellence in broadcast, digital and documentary journalism. KPNX in Phoenix, AZ, WLTX in Columbia, SC, and WTSP in Tampa-St. Petersburg, FL, were among the four local television stations honored for outstanding local television investigative reporting. The awards are administered by the Columbia University ... 
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12/15/14Skip Foster named President and Publisher of the Tallahassee Democrat
MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today named Skip Foster president and publisher of the Tallahassee (FL) Democrat. He will assume his new role on January 12, 2015. Foster was previously publisher of the Northwest Florida Daily News in Fort Walton Beach, along with overseeing four other publications. "Skip is a talented, creative leader with a proven track record of success," said Michael G. Kane, east group president for Gannett U.S. Community Publishi... 
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12/10/14Gannett executives at UBS Global Media and Communications Conference provide update on strong year
McLEAN, Va., Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) executives at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference today provided an update on the company's ongoing strategy to position Gannett for continued success in the digital age and highlighted recent progress and growth in each of its business segments.  Gracia Martore, Gannett president and CEO, reflected on the company's accomplishments since the establishment of its strategic growth plan in early 2012: "About... 
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12/09/14Gannett Board sets date of 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) said today the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held at the company's headquarters in McLean, VA, on April 29, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. (ET). Shareholders of record on March 2, 2015 will be notified of the meeting and will be eligible to vote. About Gannett                           Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and ... 
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12/08/14Daniel Norselli Named President and Publisher of the Springfield News-Leader and The Baxter Bulletin
MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today named Daniel Norselli as president and publisher of the Springfield (MO) News-Leader and The Baxter Bulletin in Mountain Home, AR. Norselli was previously senior digital sales director for the Democrat & Chronicle Media Group in Rochester, NY. "Dan is a highly effective digital thought leader with a proven track record of success," said Laura Hollingsworth, central group president for Gannett U.S. Community Publ... 
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12/03/14Gannett's Presentation at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference will be Webcast
MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) will provide a live audio Webcast of its presentation by executive management at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference at 10 a.m. (ET), Wed., December 10. The topics to be discussed will include updates on each of Gannett's business segments and the execution of the company's business strategy. To listen to the live Webcast, go to www.gannett.com. On www.gannett.com, a link to the Webcast will be under "C... 
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11/17/14Gannett names Alison Engel vice president of finance
MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that Alison (Ali) Engel, formerly senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of A. H. Belo Corporation, has been named vice president of finance, reporting to Gannett President and CEO Gracia Martore. "Ali has strong leadership skills and outstanding financial expertise in addition to experience with the A. H. Belo spin off, which will be invaluable to us as we continue to move forward ... 
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11/12/14Alan English Named President and Publisher of The Times in Shreveport, LA
MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today named Alan English president and publisher of The Times in Shreveport, LA. English is currently the general manager and executive editor of The Times. In his new role, English also will oversee The News-Star in Monroe, LA. "Alan has been instrumental in developing and implementing strategy for stronger engagement with our readers and business partners this past year," said Judi Terzotis, Gannett Louisiana Regional ... 
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11/07/14Gannett names Alex Vetter CEO of Cars.com
MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that Alex Vetter, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Cars.com, has been named President and CEO of Cars.com. Former Cars.com CEO Dan Jauernig has decided to return to his home city of Toronto to be closer to his family and has joined a leading financial services firm. "Alex has deep knowledge of the business, having helped create and strategically build Cars.com as a top destination ... 
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10/31/14Gannett Broadcasting Expands Election Coverage Across Broadcast, Web and Social Media
More than 50 Debates Broadcast and Streamed Across Gannett Web Exclusive Election Night Coverage to Stream Across Gannett Digital Platforms MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) Broadcasting is expanding political coverage across broadcast, web and social media, providing viewers with increased information ahead of the midterm elections on November 4. Overall, nearly half of all U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races are taking place in Gannett Broadcasting ... 
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10/29/14Gannett Broadcasting and ABC announce new affiliation agreement
MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that Gannett Broadcasting and ABC have agreed to renew the affiliation agreements of all Gannett ABC stations. This puts the recently expanded Gannett ABC portfolio under a common, long-term affiliation agreement. "This agreement is the result of a collaborative effort on the part of both companies," said Dave Lougee, president of Gannett Broadcasting, "and positions both of us for the near and long t... 
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10/28/14Gannett announces quarterly dividend
MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc.'s (NYSE: GCI) Board of Directors today declared a dividend of 20 cents per share, payable on January 2, 2015 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on December 5, 2014. "Gannett's ability to create strong shareholder returns is a direct result of our continued financial strength, strong operational performance and the outstanding progress we have made in the strategic transformation of our portfolio of products and se... 
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10/20/14Gannett Co., Inc. Reports 37% Increase in Non-GAAP Earnings per Diluted Share to $0.59; Earnings per Diluted Share of $0.51 on a GAAP Basis; Record Broadcasting Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA
MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 20, 2014  /PRNewswire/ --  Highlights for the quarter include the following: Overall company revenue growth of 15 percent, pro forma revenue growth of 4 percent, driven by strong Broadcast and Digital Segment results Record Broadcasting Segment revenue increased 105 percent, a 19 percent increase on a pro forma basis Adjusted EBITDA rose 47 percent to $342 million also driven by strong Broadcasting and Digital Segment results Free Cash Flow of $186 million, a 76 perc... 
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10/15/14Gannett to hold investor meeting October 29 focused on digital portfolio
MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) will host an investor meeting focused on its newly expanded digital portfolio, which includes Cars.com, as well as CareerBuilder. Gannett earlier this month reported it completed its acquisition of the remaining 73% interest in Classified Ventures LLC, which owns Cars.com, for $1.8 billion. The investor event will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (ET), October 29, 2014 at The Parker Meridien in New York City and wi... 
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10/06/14Gannett to hold third-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Monday, October 20
McLEAN, Va., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that its third-quarter 2014 earnings conference call with financial analysts will be held on Monday, October 20 at 10:00 a.m. (ET). The call will be accessible live to the media and general public via webcast and through 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 October 20. Mat... 
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10/01/14Gannett Completes Acquisition of Remaining 73% Interest in Cars.com
Rapidly Growing Business Doubles Gannett's Digital Portfolio Announces October 29th Investor Meeting Focused on Company's Digital Portfolio McLEAN, Va., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today completed its previously announced acquisition of the remaining 73% interest in Classified Ventures LLC, which owns Cars.com, for $1.8 billion. With approximately 30 million monthly visits, Cars.com is a leading independent research site for car shoppers, providing credibl... 
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09/17/14Gannett Names Kari Jacobs GM of WVEC-TV in Norfolk
MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today announced Kari Jacobs as the new general manager of WVEC-TV in Norfolk, VA. Jacobs previously served as director of sales at WVEC. She succeeds Brad Ramsey, who has been named vice president of sales for Gannett Broadcasting. "Kari is a proven and respected performer who knows the Norfolk area well. She is the ideal person to lead the next generation of WVEC," said Dave Lougee, president, Gannett Broadcasting. ... 
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09/11/14Pamela Henson Named President and Publisher of Appleton Post-Crescent, Regional President of Gannett Wisconsin
McLEAN, Va., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today announced Pamela Henson has been named president and publisher of The Post-Crescent in Appleton, WI. In addition, Henson will become regional president of Gannett Wisconsin, overseeing all 10 of the company's Wisconsin properties. She succeeds Genia Lovett, who retired from the same position in June and will report to Laura Hollingsworth, central group president for Gannett U.S. Community Publishing (USCP). "Pamel... 
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09/08/14Gannett Co., Inc. Announces Completion of $675 Million Offering of Senior Notes
MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today announced the successful completion of its previously announced private placement offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.875% Senior Notes due 2021 and $325 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.500% Senior Notes due 2024. "A combination of outstanding execution and very strong market interest in these notes resulted in a highly favorable outcome," said Gannett President and CEO Gracia ... 
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09/05/14Gannett to present at Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference
MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) will provide a live webcast of a question-and-answer session with Gracia Martore, President and CEO, at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference. The webcast will take place at approximately 8:50 a.m. (ET) on Friday, September 12, 2014.  To listen to the live webcast, access the company's web site, http://www.gannett.com and click on the link to the webcast.  The webcast will be archived in the "Investor Relations" sect... 
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09/03/14Gannett Co., Inc. Announces Pricing of $675 Million of Senior Notes
MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today announced that it has priced its offering of senior notes due 2021 (the "2021 Notes") and senior notes due 2024 (the "2024 Notes" and together with the 2021 Notes, the "Notes") previously announced. The face value of the 2021 Notes is $350 million, with an interest rate of 4.875%. The 2021 Notes were priced at 98.531% of face value.  Subject to certain exceptions, the 2021 Notes may not be redeemed by the Company p... 
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09/03/14Gannett receives regulatory clearance to acquire full ownership of Classified Ventures, LLC
MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that it has received federal regulatory clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act to acquire full ownership of Cars.com, one of the leading digital companies in the automotive space. Under the agreement, Gannett will acquire the 73% interest it does not already own in Classified Ventures LLC, which owns Cars.com. Closing is expected to occur on October 1, 2014. About Gannett Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: ... 
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09/03/14Gannett Co., Inc. Announces Offering of Senior Notes
MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: GCI) today announced that it intends to offer $350 million of senior notes due 2021 and $325 million of senior notes due 2024 in a private offering to "qualified institutional buyers" as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and outside the United States in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act, subject to market and other conditions. The notes will b... 
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08/28/14Gannett Names Ellen Crooke VP of News for Gannett Broadcasting
MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today named Ellen Crooke vice president of news for Gannett Broadcasting. Crooke transitions to the division's corporate team after serving as news director at WXIA-TV in Atlanta, GA and as regional news executive. Crooke will join Michael Valentine in leading news functions for Gannett Broadcasting's 46 stations. "Ellen is a passionate and innovative leader who is committed to reinventing local journalism in this digita... 
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08/27/14Gannett Names Rob Mennie President and General Manager for WTLV/WJXX in Jacksonville, FL and Senior Vice President of Gannett Broadcasting
MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today named Rob Mennie president and general manager of WTLV/WJXX in Jacksonville, FL and senior vice president of Gannett Broadcasting. "Rob has been a trusted and important resource for Gannett Broadcasting for nearly two decades," said Dave Lougee, president, Gannett Broadcasting. "Under his leadership, our stations have consistently provided the communities we serve with unequaled, award-winning news and content. Wh... 
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08/14/14Thomas Claybaugh Named President and Publisher of Gannett Central New York Media
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 started with... 
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08/14/14Terry Horne Named President and Publisher of Statesman Journal in Salem, OR
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 build adverti... 
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08/05/14Gannett To Create Two Industry-Leading Companies With Scale Through Spin-Off Of Publishing Business To Gannett Shareholders
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 Publis... 
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07/29/14Gannett announces quarterly dividend
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 remain laser... 
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07/22/14Gannett Co., Inc. Reports Record Broadcasting Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA; 16% Increase in Non-GAAP Earnings per Diluted Share to $0.67; Earnings per Diluted Share of $0.90 on a GAAP Basis
MCLEAN, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights for the quarter include the following: Overall company revenue growth of 12 percent, pro forma revenue growth of 2 percent Strong Broadcasting Segment revenue increased 88 percent, a 13 percent increase on a pro forma basis Adjusted EBITDA rose 28 percent to $354 million driven by strong Broadcasting and Digital Segment results Free Cash Flow of $307 million, 78 percent year-over-year increase Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) tod... 
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07/18/14Jason Taylor Named President and Publisher of The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, MS
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 advertising and ... 
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07/10/14Gannett to hold second-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Tuesday, July 22
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. Material... 
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07/08/14Gannett completes acquisition of six London Broadcasting Company TV stations from SunTx Capital Partners
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 Waco-Temple-Bryan, K... 
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06/25/14Gannett statement on U.S. Supreme Court's Aereo decision
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 marketin... 
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06/20/14Marge Magner named Nonexecutive Chairman of the Year by NYSE Governance Services
MCLEAN, Va., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) Chairman Marge Magner was named Nonexecutive Chairman of the Year by New York Stock Exchange Governance Services as part of its inaugural 2014 Leadership Awards. Award winners were honored at the Leadership Awards ceremony on June 19 at the New York Stock Exchange. Eligible candidates included all publicly traded companies in the U.S. The Nonexecutive Chairman of the Year award honors the "nonexecutive board chair who ha... 
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06/19/14Gannett and Sander Media Complete Sale of KTVK-TV and KASW-TV
MCLEAN, Va., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) and Sander Media LLC announced today they have completed the previously announced sale of KTVK-TV and KASW-TV in Phoenix, AZ, to Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP), following receipt of regulatory approvals. As part of the sale, Sander Media has conveyed to Meredith substantially all of its assets used in the operation of both KTVK-TV and KASW-TV, which Sander Media acquired upon completion of the Gannett-Belo transaction ... 
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06/11/14Gannett Wins 11 National Murrow Awards
MCLEAN, Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today won 11 National Edward R. Murrow Awards. The Edward R. Murrow Awards honor outstanding achievements in broadcast and digital journalism and are sponsored by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTNDA). "Gannett's commitment to quality journalism in the communities we serve is highlighted by these 11 National Edwards R. Murrow Awards. To be honored with these awards across our Broadcasting and U.S. Communi... 
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06/11/14Gannett names Randy Kilgore President of National Sales
MCLEAN, Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today Randy Kilgore has been named president of National Sales, effective June 23. Kilgore will be responsible for growing national advertising revenue across Gannett's multi-platform media network. He will oversee sales for USA TODAY, Gannett Digital and U.S. Community Publishing's national efforts. He will report to Maryam Banikarim, Gannett's senior vice president and chief marketing officer, and will be based ... 
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05/23/14Gannett Purchases HotelMe
MCLEAN, Va., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today it has concluded the purchase of HotelMe, a website providing authenticated user-generated hotel reviews. Launched in 2012, HotelMe is a joint venture between Gannett, USA TODAY Travel Media Group and District Hospitality Partners. "Gannett values the review space. The HotelMe team did a wonderful job building an authenticated review platform for hotels and we look forward to building upon what they creat... 
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05/14/14Gannett Expands Broadcasting Portfolio with Agreement to Purchase Six Texas Television Stations from London Broadcasting Company
MCLEAN, Va., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire six of London Broadcasting Company's television stations in Texas for $215 million in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition includes KCEN (NBC) in Waco-Temple-Bryan, KYTX (CBS) in Tyler-Longview, KIII (ABC) in Corpus Christi, KBMT (ABC) and its digital sub-channel KJAC (NBC) in Beaumont-Port Arthur, KXVA (FOX) in Abilene-Sweetwater and KIDY (FOX) in San Ange... 
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05/12/14Mark Flinn Named President of Gannett Government Media
MCLEAN, Va., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced that Mark Flinn has been named president of Gannett Government Media. Flinn will replace Elaine Howard, who will remain chief executive officer of Gannett Government Media until her retirement at the end of the year. Howard will retire after 28 years of service at Gannett Government Media. "Mark has had a long and distinguished career in media, gaining extensive leadership and management expertise in digital, pr... 
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05/05/14Deborah Collura named General Manager of WCNC in Charlotte
MCLEAN, Va., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett's (NYSE: GCI) Broadcasting Division has named Deborah Collura president and general manager at WCNC in Charlotte, NC. Collura has held many leadership roles at a number of broadcast stations. Most recently she served as vice president of news for KPRC in Houston, TX. In addition to her role at KPRC, she served as vice president of news for Post-Newsweek Stations where she oversaw news operations for its six properties. Prior to her role in Hou... 
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05/01/14Gannett Board elects new director
MCLEAN, Va., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lidia Fonseca, senior vice president and chief information officer at Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), has been elected to the Board of Directors of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), effective July 1, 2014, the company announced. "Lidia has extraordinary expertise in driving technology innovation across platforms on a national and international scale.  She also has an exceptional understanding of how technology enables businesses to thrive. Lidia will be a... 
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05/01/14Gannett Shareholders Elect Board Members, Approve Say on Pay; Board Declares Dividend
MCLEAN, Va., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholders of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today re-elected Chairman Marjorie Magner, President and CEO Gracia Martore, John Cody, Howard Elias, John Jeffry Louis, Scott McCune, Susan Ness, Tony Prophet and Neal Shapiro to the Board of Directors at the annual meeting held at the company's headquarters, with each director receiving at least 99% of the votes cast. The directors were elected to serve one-year terms ending at Gannett's annual meeting in 20... 
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04/23/14Gannett Co., Inc. Reports 27% Increase in Non-GAAP Earnings per Diluted Share to $0.47 Fueled by Record Broadcasting Results; Earnings per Diluted Share of $0.25 on a GAAP Basis
MCLEAN, Va., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights for the quarter include the following: Significant overall company revenue growth of 13 percent, pro forma revenue growth of 3 percent Broadcasting Segment revenue doubled, achieved a 20 percent increase on a pro forma basis Adjusted EBITDA growth of 36 percent to $285 million Free Cash Flow nearly quadrupled to $149 million year-over-year Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today reported strong first quarter financial results,... 
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04/22/14Gannett Wins 65 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards
McLEAN, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that 21 of its media organizations won a combined 65 regional 2014 Edward R. Murrow awards. Gannett Broadcast won 58 awards and U.S. Community Publishing (USCP) won seven awards. The competition is sponsored by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and honors outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. "With the largest group of journalists in the country, Gannett is committed to q... 
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04/15/14Gannett Names Andy Yost Senior Vice President of Consumer Sales and Marketing
McLEAN, Va., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today Andy Yost has been named senior vice president of consumer sales and marketing. Yost comes to Gannett from Viacom Media Networks where he served as senior vice president, marketing, customer relationship management, responsible for the strategic development and execution of digitally based, direct-to-consumer marketing programs. In his new role, Yost will serve as Gannett's senior expert in consumer mark... 
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04/10/14USA WEEKEND Honors 14 Inspiring Grassroots Volunteer Initiatives At The Make A Difference Day Awards
Musician Jon Bon Jovi and Today Show Co-hosts Matt Lauer & Savannah Guthrie Also Honored for their Commitment to Volunteerism MCLEAN, Va., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fourteen grassroots volunteer efforts from across the country were recognized today during the annual Make A Difference Day Awards Luncheon in Washington, D.C. Make A Difference Day is the nation's largest day of service, bringing together millions of Americans to volunteer in their local neighborhoods and communities. It... 
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04/02/14Gannett Co., Inc. And The Weinstein Company Enter Into A Unique First Look Film And Television Development Deal Accessing All Gannett News Content From Its Vast Portfolio Of National And Local Brands
Partnership Provides The Weinstein Company Exclusive Access To Develop Scripted And Unscripted Projects From Gannett's Expansive Media Library As Well As Retain Distribution Rights For Those Titles NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. and The Weinstein Company (TWC) have entered into a unique first look development deal offering TWC access to the extraordinary resources of Gannett and its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing assets.  This unpreced... 
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04/02/14At GANNETT_FRONT 2014 New Strategic Partnerships Announced with The Weinstein Company, General Mills and Latitude
Other 'Stories of Extraordinary Impact' shared by best-selling author Mitch Albom and Olympian Lolo Jones; performances by Ingrid Michaelson and "Kinky Boots" star, Andy Kelso MCLEAN, Va., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today held GANNETT_FRONT 2014, the company's second annual upfront event, which showcased how it is partnering in new ways to use the power and reach of its portfolio to bring innovative solutions to the advertising community.  With a daily audienc... 
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03/31/14Gannett to hold first-quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 23
MCLEAN, Va., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that its first-quarter 2014 earnings conference call with financial analysts will be held on Wednesday, April 23 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 April 23. ... 
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03/19/14Christina Pierce Named General Manager, Advertising Director of Alexandria Daily Town Talk
MCLEAN, Va., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today Christina Pierce has been named general manager and advertising director of the Alexandria (LA) Daily Town Talk. Pierce comes to Alexandria after serving as the advertising director at The News-Star in Monroe, LA. Pierce will succeed Ed Humphrey, who is retiring after nearly 30 years with Gannett. "I'm thrilled to appoint Christina to this role. She's the natural choice," said Judi Terzotis, regional pr... 
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03/18/14Gannett, KING Express Deepest Sympathies to the Victims of Today's News Helicopter Crash in Seattle
McLEAN, Va., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) and its Seattle station, KING, are deeply saddened by today's helicopter accident in Seattle, WA. "Words cannot express the sympathy and sadness we feel for the victims who lost their lives in today's tragedy and for their families," said Ray Heacox, president and general manager, KING. "We grieve this afternoon with the entire Seattle community and our thoughts are with all those affected." KING shares with KOMO th... 
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03/03/14Gannett reports Classified Ventures' agreement to sell Apartments.com
MCLEAN, Va., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is pleased to report that Classified Ventures, LLC has agreed to sell Apartments.com, which represents approximately one-fourth of Classified Ventures net income, for $585 million to CoStar Group Inc. (Nasdaq: CSGP). The transaction is subject to regulatory approval, and Classified Ventures expects the transaction to close during the second quarter of 2014. Gannett owns a 26.9% interest in Classified Ventures. Gannett's... 
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02/28/14Gannett and Sander Media complete sale of KMOV-TV
MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) and Sander Media LLC announced today they have completed the previously announced sale of KMOV-TV in St. Louis, MO, to Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP), following the receipt of regulatory approvals.  As part of the sale, Sander Media has conveyed to Meredith substantially all of its assets used in the operation of KMOV-TV, which Sander Media acquired upon completion of the Gannett-Belo transaction on December 23, 2013.... 
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02/25/14Gannett announces quarterly dividend
MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc.'s (NYSE: GCI) Board of Directors today declared a dividend of 20 cents per share, payable on April 1, 2014 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on March 7, 2014. "At Gannett, we believe that our successful transformation will continue to create strong shareholder returns. We are focused on achieving the appropriate balance among maintaining a strong balance sheet, investing in our existing businesses, making attract... 
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02/04/14Gannett Co., Inc. Reports Non-GAAP Earnings per Diluted Share of $0.66, Earnings per Diluted Share of $0.39 on GAAP basis
MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights for the quarter on a comparable 13-week basis1 include the following: Publishing Segment operating income on non-GAAP basis was slightly higher year-over-year Television revenues 23 percent higher excluding record level of political advertising achieved in fourth quarter of 2012 Digital Segment revenue up 4 percent Belo Corp. acquisition completed on December 23, 2013 Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) reported non-GAAP earnings ... 
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01/14/14USA TODAY and Gannett Kick-off Competition to Find the Best of America's Young, Creative Talent with 2014 U.S. Young Lions Competitions
McLEAN, Va., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY and Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), official U.S. representative to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, today announced the kickoff of the 2014 U.S. Young Lions competitions. The Cannes Young Lions competitions offer young creative minds from around the world an opportunity to compete against each other and showcase their talent globally. The annual competition allows entrants to compete in four categories – Cyber, Film, M... 
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01/13/14Terry Horne Named President and Publisher of Pensacola News-Journal in Pensacola, FL
McLEAN, Va., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today Terry Horne has been named president and publisher of the Pensacola (FL) News-Journal. Horne had been publisher of the East Valley Tribune in Arizona and general manager of 1013 Communications, which offers digital services in Phoenix, Dallas and Houston. Previously, he was CEO and president of the Orange County Register from 2007 to 2011. He is returning to Gannett, where he served as vice president of ... 
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01/13/14Gannett to webcast fourth-quarter 2013 earnings conference call
MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) said today that its fourth-quarter 2013 earnings conference call with financial analysts will be held on Tuesday, February 4 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The call will be accessible live to the media and general public via webcast and through 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 February 4. Materia... 
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