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Power Named President and Publisher of Gannett’s Reno, NV Newspaper

McLEAN, VA – Edward S. (Ted) Power today was named president and publisher of the Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI).

Power has been president and publisher of the Daily Advertiser in Lafayette, LA, and the Daily World in Opelousas, LA. He also is vice president of Gannett’s Sun Coast Group, overseeing the company’s newspapers in Louisiana, including Shreveport, Monroe and Alexandria as well as Lafayette and Opelousas.

“Ted is an award-winning, talented executive who has risen through the news side and developed into an innovative, energetic business leader,” said Sue Clark-Johnson, president of Gannett’s Newspaper Division. “We are thrilled he is going to Reno.”

He replaces Fred H. Hamilton, who has left the company.

Power began his career in 1979 as a reporter at The Tennessean in Nashville, where he also served as a copy editor, sports editor, night editor and general manager of weeklies. In 2002, he became president and publisher of Lafayette and Opelousas papers. He added the Sun Coast group vice president responsibilities last year.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a leading international news and information company that publishes 86 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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