MCLEAN, Va., Mar 24, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that John F. Maher has
been named president and publisher of the Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal. He
formerly was publisher of Lee Enterprises' Lincoln (NE) Journal Star and
senior executive manager for Nebraska Strategic Business Unit, which
included the Lincoln Journal Star, three other daily newspapers, a
number of weeklies and their associated digital assets. He held those
positions since 2006.
Maher succeeds Ted Power, who earlier was named director of Gannett's
new Design Studio in Des Moines.
"John is a proven media company executive who brings a great track
record of innovative accomplishment to the Reno Gazette-Journal and to
the greater Reno community. I'm delighted to bring a publisher of John's
caliber and experience with multi-platform delivery to this market,"
said Robert Dickey, president of U.S. Community Publishing.
Maher led the Lincoln Journal Star in winning Lee Enterprises'
President's Award for Innovation in 2007, 2008 and 2009 and a 2010
Exceptional Achievement Award. Prior to his work at the Lincoln Journal
Star, Maher was vice president of business development for the Milwaukee
Journal Sentinel (2005-2006), vice president of the St. Louis
Post-Dispatch and director of database management (2001-2005). He held
various marketing positions at the Kansas City Star from 1995-2001.
In Lincoln, Maher served as a director of the Lincoln Chamber of
Commerce, Special Olympics Nebraska, Foundation for Lincoln Public
Schools, Community Learning Centers, 2010 Special Olympics National
Games, and Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln.
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solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people
every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile
and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers
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