Greenville News publisher Tom Claybaugh leaving for new role 4/10/18

Tom Claybaugh, president of the Carolinas media operations and publisher of The Greenville News since April 2016, is leaving Greenville to take a new position within Gannett Co. Inc. based in Nashville.


Edwards leaving job as president of 2 Mississippi newspapers 1/9/18

From The Associated Press

The president of two newspapers in Mississippi is stepping down from the job.

The Clarion Ledger reported that Nathan Edwards announced his resignation from there and Hattiesburg American. Both papers are owned by Gannett Co. Inc., a media company based in Virginia. He leaves Jan. 12, and is moving to be closer to his extended family. He is going to North Carolina to oversee regional promotion efforts for GateHouse Media.


Tennessean president to step down 1/8/18

Laura Hollingsworth, president of The Tennessean and the USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee, is leaving the company, the longtime media executive announced on Monday in a newsroom address to all Tennessean employees.


Dallas Morning News parent contracts with Gannett to produce print, digital ads 8/7/17

By Karen Robinson-Jacobs, The Dallas Morning News

A. H. Belo Corporation, parent of The Dallas Morning News, announced plans Friday to outsource much of its advertising creation and production work to the parent of USA Today.


Gannett announces appointment of new Board member 7/17/17

Matthew W. Barzun, former U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom, has been appointed to the board of directors of Gannett Co., Inc. His appointment expands Gannett's Board to 11 members.


Cox Media Group Ohio enters into production agreement with Gannett plant 7/10/17

Cox Media Group Ohio has entered into an agreement in principle with Gannett Publishing Services to handle production work for CMGO's three daily newspapers and weekly publications at Gannett's Indianapolis newspaper production plant. The daily publications affected are The Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun and Journal-News.


Gannett applies test-focused approach to boost social traffic 4/10/17

In 2015, Gannett started using a free tool from ShareThis to optimize Facebook posts by testing more than one headline or image at a time.

Since then the tool has significantly supported two goals: improving Gannett's engagement on Facebook and driving audiences to USA Today sites such as sports property FTW.

"This allows us to bring some science to the art of producing content for Facebook," said Jamie Mottram, head of social at Gannett.

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Gannett distributes 'Parade' magazine in local newspapers 2/28/17

Parade is partnering with Gannett, owner of USA Today, to have 21 of its local brands distribute Parade magazine in its Sunday newspapers starting March 5.

The 21 brands range from The Arizona Republic to the Indianapolis Star.

"This valuable partnership helps further Parade's connection to local communities in key markets, such as our company headquarters in Nashville," stated Dave Barber, executive vice president of newspaper relations for Parade's parent company AMG/Parade.

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Gannett abandons effort to buy newspaper publisher tronc 11/1/16

In a statement today, Gannett Co. Inc. said that although it had been in discussions with Tribune Publishing, now known as tronc, it "determined not to pursue an acquisition."

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Gannett, USA TODAY NETWORK will consolidate Corpus Christi editing, design center 7/25/16

Gannett and the USA TODAY NETWORK have announced plans to consolidate its Corpus Christi editing and design center with its similar operation in Phoenix, Ariz.

The precise number of job reductions will not be known until the operation winds down late this year. Eligible employees will be considered for new positions being created in Arizona as well as Gannett Design Studios in Iowa, Kentucky, New Jersey and Tennessee.

Read more from the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.