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Gannett CFO Martore Adds Executive vice President Title

McLEAN, VA – Gracia C. Martore, who was senior vice president and chief financial officer of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), today becomes executive vice president and CFO of the company.

“Gracia is an excellent leader, an accomplished executive and a key member of my management team,” said Craig A. Dubow, president and chief executive officer of Gannett. “I rely on her counsel, wisdom and financial acumen. I couldn’t be more pleased she will be our executive vice president.”

The appointment was announced at the Annual Shareholder’s Meeting at the company’s headquarters in McLean, VA.

Martore joined Gannett in 1985 as assistant treasurer. She was named vice president/Treasury services in 1993. She was given responsibility for Investor Relations in 1996, became treasurer and vice president/Investor Relations in 1998 and was named a senior vice president in 2001. She became chief financial officer in January, 2003.

She is a native of Boston and a graduate of Wellesley College, where she received a B.A. in history and political science. Prior to Gannett, Martore worked for 12 years in the banking industry.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a leading international news and information company that publishes 90 daily newspapers in the USA, including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper. The company also owns nearly 1,000 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 21 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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