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Gannett Names Greiwe President, Publisher of the Newark Advocate

McLEAN, VA – Linda K. Greiwe today was appointed president of Gannett’s Newspaper Network of Central Ohio (NNCO) and president and publisher of The Newark (OH) Advocate.

Greiwe has been senior vice president of Advertising at The Arizona Republic since 2006.

Greiwe replaces Robert E. (Bob) Robbins, who became president and publisher of the Palladium-Item in Richmond, IN, earlier this month.

“Linda’s management skills and extensive background in advertising will be a tremendous asset in Central Ohio,” said Sue Clark-Johnson, president of Gannett’s Newspaper Division. “Linda has a proven record in every job she has done for Gannett; I am very pleased with this appointment.”

Greiwe began her career at Gannett in 1987 in the Advertising department of the Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette. She also held advertising sales and management positions at the Rockford (IL) Register Star, The Courier-Journal in Louisville, KY and The Desert Sun in Palm Springs, CA.

In 2000, Greiwe was named publisher at The Salinas Californian. In 2001, she was named vice president of Advertising at The Arizona Republic, becoming senior vice president of Advertising at The Arizona Republic in 2006.

Greiwe holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri and an MBA from Webster University, St. Louis, MO.

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 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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