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New Publisher Named at Chillicothe Gazette

McLEAN, Va. – Greg Ptacin, president and publisher of the Lancaster (Ohio) Eagle-Gazette, has assumed additional duties as president and publisher of the Chillicothe (Ohio) Gazette. He succeeds Marvin Jones, who resigned.

“Greg’s track record in Lancaster has prepared him well for this additional responsibility,” said Gary L. Watson, president of the Newspaper Division of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI).

Ptacin has served as publisher in Lancaster since 1992. He is a graduate of Bradley University.

Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company that publishes 97 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 more than 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.