Craig Dubow Named CEO of Gannett Broadcasting
ARLINGTON, VA – Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today that Craig Dubow has been named president and chief executive officer of Gannett Broadcasting. Dubow has been president of the division since December.
Cecil L. Walker will continue as chairman of Gannett Broadcasting.
“Craig has it all, from station management experience and broad-based knowledge of the digital world to the vision and energy of a top-notch leader. He’s the perfect choice to take charge of Gannett Broadcasting,” said Chairman, President and CEO Douglas H. McCorkindale.
Dubow is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and joined Gannett at KUSA-TV, Denver in 1981. He moved to KVUE-TV, Austin – then a Gannett station – as general sales manager in 1987 and then general manager in 1988. Dubow became president and general manager of Gannett’s WXIA-TV in Atlanta in 1992.
“Craig has a wealth of experience coupled with the intellect and enthusiasm to take advantage of the opportunities available to strong station groups in the future,” Walker said.
Dubow serves on the MSTV board of directors, and is vice chairman of the steering committee for the 8VSB/COFDM project. He is co-chairperson of the Futures Committee of the CBS affiliate board and he is a past member of the NBC affiliate Board of Directors. Gannett provides the largest coverage percentage of affiliated station groups for both NBC and CBS.
Dubow and his wife Denise have three children.
Gannett’s 22 television stations reach 17.5 percent of television homes across the USA. They are: WUSA (CBS-Washington, DC); WXIA (NBC-Atlanta); KARE NBC-Minneapolis); WTSP (CBS-Tampa); WKYC (NBC- Cleveland); KPNX (NBC-Phoenix), KNAZ (NBC-Flagstaff), KMOH (NBC-Kingman); KUSA (NBC-Denver); KXTV (ABC-Sacramento); KSDK (NBC-St. Louis); WZZM (ABC-Grand Rapids); WGRZ (NBC-Buffalo); WFMY (CBS-Greensboro); WJXX (ABC-Jacksonville); WTLV (NBC-Jacksonville), KTHV (CBS-Little Rock); WBIR (NBC-Knoxville); WCSH (NBC-Portland), (WLBZ (NBC-Bangor); WLTX (CBS-Columbia); and WMAZ (CBS-Macon).
In addition to its television operations, Gannett publishes 98 daily newspapers in the USA, including USA TODAY, the nations largest-selling daily newspaper. The company also publishes USA WEEKEND, a newspaper magazine. In the United Kingdom, Gannett subsidiary Newsquest plc publishes nearly 300 titles, including 15 daily newspapers.