Gannett Elects Board Members, Declares Dividend
McLEAN, VA – Shareholders of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today re-elected Craig A. Dubow, Donna E. Shalala and Neal Shapiro to the Board of Directors at the annual meeting held at the company’s headquarters. Each received more than 95% of the votes cast.
The three were elected to serve one-year terms ending at Gannett’s annual meeting in 2009. Gannett’s shareholders also ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young as the company’s independent accounting firm for the 2008 fiscal year.
The Board of Directors also declared a regular quarterly dividend of 40 cents per share, payable on July 1, 2008, to shareholders of record on June 6, 2008.
Gannett Co., Inc. is a leading international news and information company that publishes 85 daily newspapers in the USA, including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper. The company also owns nearly 900 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 17 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 USATODAY.com, one of the most popular news sites on the Web.
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