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Publisher Named in Vineland, N.J.

ARLINGTON, Va. — Albert (Al) Dolata has been named president and publisher of The Daily Journal at Vineland, N.J., it was announced today.

He succeeds Sal DeVivo, who announced last week he will retire at the end of October.

“Al is an experienced Gannett executive who will bring solid leadership to The Daily Journal,” said Gary L. Watson, president of the Newspaper Division.

Dolata joined Gannett in 1969 as labor relations director. He has served in a variety of newspaper management positions, including the chief executive of newspapers in Niagara Falls and Elmira, N.Y.; Bridgewater, N.J.; Oakland, Calif., and Honolulu.

He most recently was president of Louis Harris & Associates, which was sold earlier this year.

Gannett is a nationwide news and information company that publishes 92 daily newspapers, including USA TODAY, and USA WEEKEND, a newspaper magazine. Gannett also has entertainment programming, operates 15 television stations, 11 radio stations, cable television systems in five states and alarm security services.