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Gannett Digital Names Abigail Horrigan vice President of Marketing

McLEAN, VA -Abigail Horrigan, formerly of and America Online, Inc., has been named vice president of Marketing for Gannett Digital, it was announced today.

“We are extremely pleased to have Abigail on our team,” said Jack Williams, president of Gannett Digital. “Her extensive background in both the marketing and digital worlds makes her a valuable member of Gannett Digital. I am confident that she will excel in her new role and contribute greatly to Gannett’s future success.”

Horrigan has been vice president of Business Development and Advertising Sales for since 2005. Previously, Horrigan worked at AOL, which she joined in 1997 as program manager. She was promoted a short time later to vice president of Business Development, Interactive Marketing. In 2002, she became vice president of Sales Development, Interactive Marketing, and was named vice president of Marketing and Promotions, Life Management/Community Programming, two years later. She also has worked in marketing at MCI Telecommunications, Woelfel Research and the National Geographic Society.

Horrigan is a graduate of the Georgetown University, and has a master’s degree in Public and Private Management, Marketing from the Yale School of Management.

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) 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 nearly 300 titles, including 18 daily newspapers, and a network of prize-winning Web sites. Gannett also operates 23 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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