Gannett names Julie Moreno President and Publisher of Tallahassee Democrat

  Gannett names Julie Moreno President and Publisher of Tallahassee Democrat

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MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 14, 2012

MCLEAN, Va., Nov.14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI)
announced today that Julie Moreno has been named president and publisher of
the Tallahassee (FL) Democrat, effective Monday, Nov. 26. She formerly was
North Carolina regional vice president for Freedom Communications and
publisher of The Gaston Gazette in Gastonia, NC.

"We are thrilled to welcome Julie to Gannett," said Robert Dickey, president
of U.S. Community Publishing at Gannett. "She is a proven, results-oriented
leader with a strong commitment to developing people and producing
high-quality, community-focused journalism."

Moreno began her career with Freedom Communications in 1986 as an account
executive at The Brownsville (TX) Herald. She rose through the ranks at The
Brownsville Herald, eventually being named director of sales. She joined the
Clovis (NM) News Journal as publisher in 1995 and was named senior publisher
of Freedom Newspapers of New Mexico in 1997.

In 2000, she was named publisher of The Yuma (AZ) Sun and served as Pacific
regional vice president from 2004 to 2010. She was publisher of the East
Valley Tribune/Scottsdale Tribune in Mesa, AZ, from 2007 until 2010, and while
there led the team that won a 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting. She
served as Freedom Communication's North Carolina regional vice president and
publisher of The Gaston Gazette from 2010 to 2012, and served in a similar
capacity during a transition period following the newspaper's acquisition by
Halifax Media Group.

Moreno has led a number of professional organizations, serving as past
president of the New Mexico Press Association and the Arizona Newspaper
Association. She also served as past president of the Yuma (AZ) County and the
Clovis/Curry County, NM, Chambers of Commerce and in various leadership
positions at local community organizations.

Moreno earned her Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of
Missouri and her MBA from the University of Texas-Brownsville.

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