Executive VP/CFO Gracia Martore has been named president and COO of the company.
She'll continue to serve as CFO until a successor is named.
The move allows Martore to handle Gannett's
day-to-day operations, while Chairman/CEO Craig Dubow focuses on long-term
"Gracia is an outstanding leader and business executive,"
said Dubow. "She has made enormous contributions to Gannett during her many
years here. She has tremendous financial skills and extensive knowledge of our
business operations. She's earned this opportunity and I couldn't be more
pleased that she will serve as our president and COO."
Gannettreported fourth quarter broadcasting revenue of $183.2 million in the
fourth quarter of last year this morning, a 13.9% decrease from the fourth
quarter of 2008.
Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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