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Gannett Names Silverstein President and Publisher of the Daily Times in Salisbury, MD

McLEAN, VA – Joni L. Silverstein has been named president and publisher of The Daily Times in Salisbury, MD, it was announced today.

Silverstein previously was vice president/market development at The News Journal in Wilmington, DE. She succeeds Lawrence J. Jock Jr., who resigned.

“Joni Silverstein is quite familiar with The Daily Times and its affiliated publications, as well as the Salisbury community,” said Gary L. Watson, president of the Newspaper Division. “This positions her well for the new responsibilities.”

In her role at The News Journal, which shares services with The Daily Times, Silverstein has been active in numerous cooperative efforts between the two newspapers. From 1991 to 1994, Silverstein was based in Salisbury as the publisher and group executive of a daily and a group of non-daily publications.

She joined Gannett (NYSE: GCI) in 1998 as director/market development in Wilmington. She also has worked at The Californian in Bakersfield, The Blade in Toledo, Ohio, and the Observer & Eccentric Newspapers in suburban Detroit.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a leading international news and information company that publishes 101 daily newspapers in the USA, including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper. The company also owns more than 800 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 more than 300 titles, including 17 daily newspapers, and a network of prize-winning Web sites. Gannett also operates 21 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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