Travis Fore Named vice President of Local Digital Sales for Gannett’s U.S. Community Publishing Division
McLEAN, VA – Gannett (NYSE: GCI) has named Travis Fore vice president of local digital sales for Gannett’s U.S. Community Publishing. Fore joins Gannett from Network Solutions, where he was senior vice president of sales and service.
Fore will lead U.S. Community Publishing’s local digital sales strategy, including the implementation of the newly-signed Gannett-Yahoo local advertising partnership, and report to Michelle Krans, senior vice president of strategy and development, U.S. Community Publishing. He will be supported by a start-up team, including field sales managers as well as key managers responsible for retention, marketing and strategy.
“Fore is a forward-thinking leader with strong experience in developing digital marketing opportunities for local companies. He also has an impressive track record of growing revenue and improving customer satisfaction and results,” said Robert Dickey, president of U.S. Community Publishing.
Prior to Fore’s work at Network Solutions, he served as vice president of sales and service at Citysearch.com and director of local sales at Yellowpages.com.
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) 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; CareerBuilder.com, the nation’s top employment site; USATODAY.com; and more than 80 local MomsLikeMe.com sites. Gannett publishes 82 daily U.S. newspapers, including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper, and more than 600 magazines and other non-dailies including USA WEEKEND. Gannett also operates 23 television stations in 19 U.S. markets. Gannett subsidiary Newsquest is one of the UK’s leading regional community news providers, 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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