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Gannett Names Joseph Cavone President, Publisher in Parsippany, NJ

McLEAN, VA- Joseph L. Cavone, a 30-year veteran of the newspaper business, has been named president and publisher of the Daily Record in Parsippany, NJ, Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today.

Cavone most recently served as vice president-marketing for the Asbury Park (NJ) Press, Home News Tribune and Ocean County Newspapers in NJ.

“Joseph’s newspaper experience and knowledge of the New Jersey market make him an ideal fit,” said Robert T. Collins, senior group president of Gannett’s Atlantic Coast Newspaper Group. “He understands the needs of our advertisers and readers in the community and will contribute greatly to the newspaper’s continued success.”

Cavone began his career in 1977 as a local sports reporter for The News Tribune in Woodbridge, NJ, which was later combined with the Home News in East Brunswick, NJ. He is a four-time Gannett President’s Rings winner for outstanding performance.

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 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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