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.


Gannett closes majority investment in Grateful Ventures 10/9/17

Gannett Co., Inc., parent company of USA TODAY NETWORK, has closed a majority investment in Grateful Ventures, LLC, an online media and publishing company which focuses on building lifestyle content and monetization strategies for high-influence food and cooking websites and bloggers.


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 enters strategic partnership to expand recruitment advertising services 8/1/17

This partnership is designed to provide new solutions for recruitment advertisers and a better experience for job seekers.


USS Eisenhower VR offers groundbreaking virtual reality experience 7/17/17

USA TODAY NETWORK, part of Gannett Co., Inc., has released its latest interactive virtual reality experience: an industry-first fusion of 360-degree storytelling with high-end VR interactivity aboard the USS Eisenhower.

"It's the most ambitious reflection yet of our ongoing commitment to telling amazing stories in VR," said Robert Padavick, director of VR / 360-degree video, USA TODAY NETWORK.


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 acquires location and reputation management software company 4/24/17

Gannett Co., Inc. has acquired SweetIQ Analytics Corp., expanding the ReachLocal digital marketing suite of products. SweetIQ is a leading provider of location and reputation management Software-as-a-Service solutions that enable businesses to manage their location data and measure consumer engagement.


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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