MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 4, 2009--
Margaret Buchanan, Interstate Group vice president and president and
publisher of The Cincinnati Enquirer, today was named the top publisher
in U.S. Community Publishing, receiving the division’s President’s Ring.
Buchanan also received the division’s Signet Award, given to 10-time
President’s Ring winners.
“Margaret’s work in finding new ways to serve our advertisers and
consumers in Cincinnati during a transition year puts her at the head of
the class among our publishers. She is a top-notch publisher on all
fronts, and a key player in the Group,” said Bob Dickey, president of
Gannett U.S. Community Publishing. “Margaret and the other winners of
President’s Rings today are great examples of the talent Gannett has in
its publisher ranks.”
First runner-up this year is Rindraty (Ri) Limtiaco, president and
publisher of the Pacific Daily News in Guam. This is her second ring.
Andrew Oppmann, president and publisher of The Daily News Journal in
Murfreesboro, TN, and The Leaf-Chronicle in Clarksville, TN, is second
runner-up. He also is a two-time winner.
Other winners, in alphabetical order, are:
Sherm Bodner, president and publisher of the Press & Sun Bulletin in
Binghamton/Central N.Y. (three-time winner).
Tom Bookstaver, West Group vice president and president and publisher,
Springfield (MO) News-Leader (five-time winner; receives Chairman's
Steve Brandt, East Group vice president and president and publisher,
The Greenville (SC) News (five-time winner; receives Chairman's Ring).
Kevin Corrado, president and publisher, the Green Bay (WI)
Press-Gazette and the Herald Times Reporter in Manitowoc, WI
(five-time winner; receives Chairman's Ring).
Leslie Hurst, South Group vice president and president and publisher,
The Daily Advertiser in Lafayette, LA and the Daily World in
Opelousas, LA (four-time winner).
Jim Strauss, president and publisher, the Great Falls (MT) Tribune
Pete Zanmiller, president and publisher, The Times of Shreveport, LA
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international news and information
company operating on multiple platforms including the Internet, mobile,
newspapers, magazines and TV stations. Gannett is an Internet leader
with hundreds of newspaper and TV Web sites; CareerBuilder.com, the
nation’s top employment site; USATODAY.com; and more than 80 local
MomsLikeMe.com sites. Gannett publishes 84 daily U.S. newspapers,
including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper, and
more than 700 magazines and other non-dailies including USA WEEKEND.
Gannett also operates 23 television stations in 19 U.S. markets. Gannett
subsidiary Newsquest is the United Kingdom’s second largest regional
newspaper company with 17 daily paid-for titles, more than 200 weekly
newspapers, magazines and trade publications, and a network of Web sites.
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