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Robin Pence Named Gannett Vice President of Corporate Communications

McLEAN, VA – Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) today named Robin Pence vice president of Corporate Communications responsible for media and public relations, employee communications and the company’s Internet and Intranet sites. Pence replaces Tara Connell, who was earlier named vice president of ContentOne, a company-wide initiative to enhance and improve the way Gannett gathers and delivers the news and information customers want.

Gracia C. Martore, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Gannett, said, “Robin’s deep experience in communications in the private and public sectors makes her the consummate communications professional. I am confident that Robin and her staff will do a terrific job in communicating Gannett’s story to our employees and to the world outside the company.”

Pence has been in the communications profession for more than 20 years. Most recently, she led international communications for the global power company, AES. Pence’s past experience includes senior communications positions at Sprint and the Federal Communications Commission and, earlier in her career, she served as a Congressional press secretary.

Gannett Co., Inc. 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 84 daily U.S. newspapers, including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper, and more than 700 magazines and other non-dailies including USA WEEKEND. Gannett also operates 23 television stations in 19 U.S. markets. Gannett subsidiary Newsquest is the United Kingdom’s second largest regional newspaper company 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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Robin Pence
Vice President of Corporate Communications