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Charles Nutt Named President and Publisher of the Daily Journal, Vineland, N.J.

ARLINGTON, Va. — Charles W. Nutt has been named president and publisher of The Daily Journal at Vineland, N.J., it was announced today.

He succeeds Albert Dolata, who is retiring at the end of the year.

Nutt, 50, joined The Daily Journal in September of this year as editor, a position he will continue to hold.

“Charlie Nutt is an experienced newspaper executive who knows and cares about New Jersey,” said Gary L. Watson, president of the Newspaper Division. “Under his leadership, The Daily Journal will continue to serve its advertisers and readers.”

Nutt joined Gannett in 1972 at the Courier-News in Bridgewater, N.J., where he held several editing positions, including executive editor. In 1991, he joined the Star-Gazette in Elmira, N.Y., as editor. He also has worked at the Easton (Pa.) Express and The New York Times. Nutt is a graduate of Rutgers and Syracuse Universities.

Dolata began his Gannett career in 1969 as labor relations director. Before joining The Daily Journal in 1996, he served in a variety of management roles, including the chief executive of newspapers in Niagara Falls and Elmira, N.Y.; Bridgewater; Oakland, Calif., and Honolulu. He also served as president of Lou Harris & Associates.

“On behalf of everyone at Gannett, we wanted to thank Al Dolata for his nearly 30 years of service and wish him all the best as he begins his retirement,” Watson said.

Gannett is a nationwide news and information company that publishes 75 daily newspapers, including USA TODAY, and USA WEEKEND, a newspaper magazine. Gannett also operates 21 television stations and cable television systems in major U.S. markets.