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Gannett Announces Executive Promotions

McLEAN, VA – Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE – GCI) today announced five promotions on its headquarters staff:

Thomas L. Chapple, senior vice president and general counsel, has added the title and duties of chief administrative officer. Chapple began his career with Gannett in 1976 as assistant general counsel and assistant corporate secretary and has held various executive titles with increasing responsibility since then. In his new role, Chapple will oversee Gannett’s law, human resources, corporate communications, facilities, security, and flight operations departments.

Jose A. Berrios, vice president/staffing and diversity has been named vice president/human resources and diversity. Berrios joined Gannett in 1987 as director/personnel and EEO programs. Prior to that he was TIME Inc.’s director of affirmative action. In his new role, Berrios will be responsible for Gannett’s recruiting, training, management development and succession planning, as well as Gannett’s highly successful diversity efforts.

Roxanne V. Horning, vice president/employee benefits, has been named vice president/compensation and benefits. Horning joined Gannett in 1984 as manager/employee benefits. Prior to that she was benefits manager for the Federal Reserve System. In her expanded role, Horning will be responsible for Gannett’s compensation and benefits programs, including its retirement and 401(k) plans, employee health care plans, and compensation planning and administration.

Todd A. Mayman, senior legal counsel, has been named vice president/associate general counsel and secretary. Mayman began his career with Gannett in 1993 as assistant general counsel. Prior to that he was with the Washington, DC law firm of Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn.

David P. Fleming, also a senior legal counsel, has added the title of general counsel/Gannett Broadcasting Division. Fleming joined Gannett in 1995 when Gannett acquired Multimedia Inc., where he had been general counsel of Multimedia’s Broadcast Division.

Douglas H. McCorkindale, chairman, president and CEO of Gannett, said: “We are very pleased to announce these promotions. This demonstrates the deep bench strength Gannett possesses in its executive ranks. These executives have made many valuable contributions to Gannett and we know they will contribute even more in their new roles.”

Gannett Co., Inc. is a leading international news and information company that publishes 100 daily newspapers in the USA, including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper. The company also owns in excess of 400 non-daily publications in the USA and USA WEEKEND, a weekly newspaper magazine. Gannett subsidiary Newsquest is the United Kingdom’s second largest regional newspaper company. Newsquest publishes more than 300 titles, including 17 daily newspapers, and a network of prize-winning Web sites. Gannett also operates 22 television stations in the United States and is an Internet leader with sites sponsored by its TV stations and newspapers including, one of the most popular news sites on the Web.

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