MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 7, 2009--
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today named Robin Pence vice president of
Corporate Communications responsible for media and public relations,
employee communications and the company’s Internet and Intranet sites.
Pence replaces Tara Connell, who was earlier named vice president of
ContentOne, a company-wide initiative to enhance and improve the way
Gannett gathers and delivers the news and information customers want.
Gracia C. Martore, executive vice president and chief financial officer
of Gannett, said, “Robin’s deep experience in communications in the
private and public sectors makes her the consummate communications
professional. I am confident that Robin and her staff will do a terrific
job in communicating Gannett’s story to our employees and to the world
outside the company.”
Pence has been in the communications profession for more than 20 years.
Most recently, she led international communications for the global power
company, AES. Pence’s past experience includes senior communications
positions at Sprint and the Federal Communications Commission and,
earlier in her career, she served as a Congressional press secretary.
Gannett Co., Inc. 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.
Source: Gannett Co., Inc.
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