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Lovett Named President and Publisher in Appleton, WI

McLEAN, VA – Eugenia (Genia) Lovett today was named president and publisher of The Post-Crescent in Appleton, WI, by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI).

Lovett has been president and publisher of the Wausau (WI) Daily Herald. She also will continue her role as a vice president in Gannett’s Midwest Newspaper Group, shifting her oversight to supervising the Gannett Wisconsin East Group, which includes Appleton, Fond du Lac, Green Bay, Manitowoc, Oshkosh and Sheboygan.

“Genia has an outstanding record and reputation for quality work, solid performance and superior management skills,” said Sue Clark-Johnson, president of Gannett’s Newspaper Division. “This is a well-deserved promotion and we are pleased to have her in Appleton.”

Lovett began her newspaper career at the Chillicothe (OH) Gazette in 1975, where she later became advertising director. She also served as advertising director of The News-Messenger in Fremont, OH, and the Battle Creek (MI) Enquirer. She was named president and publisher of The Reporter in Fond du Lac, WI in 2000. In 2004, Lovett was named president and publisher of the Wausau (WI) Daily Herald and vice president of the Central Wisconsin newspapers in the Midwest Newspaper Group.

Lovett is a two-time winner of the Newspaper Division’s President’s Ring and was named Woman Manager of the Year by Women in Management, Fond du Lac, WI, in 2002.

Gannett Co., Inc. 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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