TITLE

Gannett merges newspaper units

AUTHOR(S)
Meyers, Janet
PUB. DATE
September 1990
SOURCE
Advertising Age;9/3/1990, Vol. 61 Issue 36, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the decision of Gannett Co. to consolidate its newspaper divisions under the control of Gary Watson in the U.S. in September 1990. Watson will become president of the Gannett Newspaper Division effective October 1. Brian Donnelly, president of Gannett's metro newspapers, will become executive vice president of the new division. The consolidation comes as Gannett, like all other newspaper companies, is suffering an advertising sales slump. Watson said the merger of the two divisions will let him focus on cultivating smaller advertisers and developing new products.
ACCESSION #
10484957

 

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