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|Roegner Named President and Publisher of Fort Collins Coloradoan|
MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 3, 2008--Kim Roegner, display advertising director of The Courier-Journal at Louisville, Ky., today was named president and publisher of the Fort Collins Coloradoan.
"Kim has shown great leadership in all of her roles. She will do an excellent job as president and publisher at the Fort Collins Coloradoan," said Bob Dickey, president of Gannett's U.S. Community Publishing. "We are confident that her success at Louisville will continue as she takes on this new responsibility."
Roegner has been display advertising director of The Courier-Journal at Louisville, Ky., since 2006. Prior to Louisville she was at the Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal, where she was named the retail advertising manager in 2000 and later the advertising director. While at Pensacola Roegner was recognized twice as one of the top retail advertising managers in the company and one of the top advertising directors two years in a row.
Roegner began her career with Gannett in 1990 as an intern with the advertising department of the Valley News Dispatch at Tarentum, Pa., where she was named a retail account executive in 1991. The next year she became an auto segment account executive at the North Hills News Record at Mars, Pa., and later named a new business development specialist. In 1993 Roegner relocated to Huntington, W.Va., where she was the retail advertising manager at the Herald-Dispatch. She was then promoted to advertising director at the Marietta (Ohio) Times in 1997. She is a graduate of Penn State University with a BA in advertising.
Roegner replaces Christine Chin, who resigned last month.
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) is a leading international news and information company that publishes 85 daily newspapers in the USA, including USA TODAY, the nation's largest-selling daily newspaper. The company also owns nearly 900 non-daily publications in the USA and USA WEEKEND, a weekly newspaper magazine. Gannett subsidiary Newsquest is the United Kingdom's second largest regional newspaper company. Newsquest publishes nearly 300 titles, including 17 daily newspapers, and a network of prize-winning Web sites. Gannett also operates 23 television stations in the United States and is an Internet leader with sites sponsored by its TV stations and newspapers including USATODAY.com, one of the most popular news sites on the Web.
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