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James Fogler Named Publisher of The Burlington Free Press

McLEAN, VA – Gannett’s (NYSE:GCI) U.S. Community Publishing division has named James Fogler president and publisher of The Burlington (VT) Free Press. Fogler has been the vice president of marketing and communications for the Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle. He succeeds Brad Robertson, who was recently named president of Gannett Local.

“Jim has had a long, successful career with Gannett and brings important sales and marketing skills to this position. His breadth of experience and leadership abilities will serve Burlington and The Free Press well,” said Bob Dickey, president of Gannett’s U.S. Community Publishing. “With Jim’s consumer focus, The Free Press will continue to expand its role as a strong voice in the community as it has for 183 years.”

Prior to his role with the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Fogler was president and publisher of the Ithaca (NY) Journal from May 2004 to October 2007. He also held marketing leadership roles with Gannett media in Binghamton, NY; Poughkeepsie, NY; Westchester, NY; and Lansdale, PA.

Fogler has been with Gannett since November 1988 and is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania.

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international news and information company operating on multiple platforms including the Internet, mobile, newspapers, magazines and TV stations. Gannett is an Internet leader with hundreds of newspaper and TV web sites;, the nation’s top employment site;; and more than 80 local sites. Gannett publishes 82 daily U.S. newspapers, including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper, and more than 600 magazines and other non-dailies including USA WEEKEND. Gannett also operates 23 television stations in 19 U.S. markets. Gannett subsidiary Newsquest is one of the UK’s leading regional community news providers, with 17 daily paid-for titles, more than 200 weekly newspapers, magazines and trade publications, and a network of web sites.

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