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J. Bruce Klink Named vice President/Financial Operations, Newspaper Division

ARLINGTON, VA — J. Bruce Klink has been named vice president/financial operations in the Newspaper Division, it was announced today.

Klink formerly was director/finance at FLORIDA TODAY in Brevard County and group controller for the South Newspaper Group. He succeeds David F. Licko, who earlier was named vice president/finance at The Indianapolis Star.

“Bruce’s breadth of experience makes him very well suited to move into this expanded division-wide role,” said Gary L. Watson, president of the Newspaper Division.

Klink joined Gannett in 1983 as controller at the Commercial-News in Danville, Ill. In 1988, he was named to a similar position at the Press & Sun-Bulletin in Binghamton, NY. He became vice president/finance at the Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle in 1996. He joined FLORIDA TODAY and the South Newspaper Group in 1998.

Klink holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Eastern Illinois University.

A successor to Klink will be named shortly.

Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company that publishes 99 daily newspapers in the USA, including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper. The company also owns in excess of 300 non-daily publications in the USA and USA WEEKEND, a weekly newspaper magazine. In the United Kingdom, Gannett subsidiary Newsquest plc publishes nearly 300 titles, including 15 daily newspapers. Gannett also operates 22 television stations in the United States and is an Internet leader with sites sponsored by most of its TV stations and newspapers including, one of the most popular news sites on the Web.