Brett Blackledge to lead The Daily Advertiser, named new editor 3/19/19

Brett Blackledge, a Pulitzer Prize winner and Louisiana native, will be the next editor of The Daily Advertiser.

Blackledge, current investigations editor for six Gannett-owned Florida newspapers, will take over the longest-serving daily newspaper in Lafayette, La., on April 1.


Gannett's raising its IQ to outsmart local competition 1/23/19

As local advertising spend continues to rise, delivering the leading marketing and advertising solutions have never been more important.

On Tuesday at the Mega-Conference, Paras Maniar, President Local, Gannett | USA TODAY NETWORK, will talk about how Gannett has been innovating to offer local advertisers more effective and creative ways to connect to its audience in local communities across the country.


Gannett announces executive promotions 1/15/19

Gannett Co., Inc. has announced that Kevin Gentzel, formerly chief revenue officer, has been named president, USA TODAY NETWORK Marketing Solutions, effective Jan. 26. Gentzel succeeds Sharon Rowlands, who is leaving the company to pursue another opportunity.


Gannett CEO Robert J. Dickey to retire in 2019 12/7/18

Gannett Co. Inc. has announced that President and CEO Robert J. Dickey has decided to retire from the company in 2019.


Gannett to acquire digital marketing software company WordStream 5/14/18

Gannett Co., Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire WordStream, Inc., a provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for local and regional businesses and agencies to optimize their digital marketing services campaigns.


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.


Gannett | USA TODAY NETWORK realigns organization 11/14/17

Gannett | USA TODAY NETWORK announced a major organizational change yesterday that more definitively aligns with the company's refreshed business strategy, which focuses on two primary businesses: …


Gannett's president of domestic publishing to retire 11/6/17

Gannett Co., Inc. has announced that John Zidich, president of domestic publishing and publisher of USA TODAY, will retire after more than 40 years with the company. Zidich's retirement will be effective April 3, 2018.