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Gannett Names Newspaper Executives in Wisconsin

McLEAN, VA – Gannett today said William Nusbaum will become chairman of the Green Bay (WI) Press-Gazette and the Herald Times Reporter in Manitowoc, WI, until his retirement on December 31. He had been president and publisher of both newspapers.

Kevin Corrado will succeed Nusbaum as president and publisher of the two Wisconsin newspapers.

“Bill’s history at Green Bay and deep knowledge of Wisconsin will serve him greatly as chairman and help facilitate the transition,” said Sue Clark-Johnson, president of Gannett’s Newspaper Division. “Kevin’s management experience is extensive. He is a great example of the kind of talent Gannett is growing.”

Nusbaum had been president and publisher of the Green Bay Press-Gazette since 1992 and president and publisher of the Herald Times Reporter since 2002. He was vice president of advertising for the Newspaper Division from 1988 to 1992.

He also has worked in various advertising positions for Northstar Communications, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and the Chicago Tribune. He served in the U.S. Army. His first job with Gannett was advertising director at the Press-Gazette in 1986. He began his newspaper career in 1968 as an intern in Madison, WI.

Nusbaum is a four-time winner of Gannett’s president’s ring.

Corrado began his career with Gannett in 1985 as a computer operator for Gannett/USA TODAY’s Unified Systems in Chandler, AZ. He became a regional systems manager in Chandler, then at Gannett’s Silver Spring IT operation from 1990 to 1992.

Corrado was business systems manager for the Tucson, AZ, newspapers from 1992-1998 before becoming IT director in Green Bay, and then IT director for the 10 Gannett Wisconsin Newspapers in 2000. He became vice president of Information Technology for the Wisconsin group in 2003 and vice president of Operations in 2005.

Corrado also is a four-time winner of Gannett’s Information Technology President’s Ring and was named Top IT Executive in 2001.

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) 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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