October 19, 2017 12:12 AM ET


Company Overview of Detroit Free Press, Inc.

Company Overview

Detroit Free Press, Inc. publishes newspaper in Metro Detroit area of Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston, Washtenaw, and Monroe counties. It provides information in the areas of news, sports, entertainment, business, features, opinions, and archives. Detroit Free Press also offers advertising services and online newspaper. The company was founded in 1831 and is based in Detroit, Michigan.Detroit Free Press, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Gannett Co., Inc.

160 West

Fort Street

Detroit, MI 48226

United States

Founded in 1831



Key Executives for Detroit Free Press, Inc.

Managing Editor
Age: 62
Senior Managing Editor
Age: 55
Senior Vice President of Operations
Senior Vice President of Advertising
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Detroit Free Press, Inc. Key Developments

Detroit Free Press and Michigan.com Names Brian Priester as President

The Domestic Publishing division of Gannett Co., Inc. named Brian Priester, formerly president of Gannett Mid-Michigan and president of the Lansing (Mich.) State Journal, president of the Detroit Free Press and Michigan.com. He succeeds Joyce Jenereaux, publisher and president of the Detroit Free Press and president of Michigan.com, effective Aug. 1. Jenereaux is retiring after a 26-year career with Gannett. Priester has overseen operations at the Lansing State Journal, Lansing Community Newspapers, Port Huron Times Herald, Battle Creek (Mich.) Enquirer, Livingston Daily Press and Argus and the Observer & Eccentrics (Detroit area weeklies). During his 28-year career in the media business, he served as president and publisher of the Statesman Journal in Salem, Ore., and held various positions at the Indianapolis Star, the Argus Leader in Sioux Falls, S.D., and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Priester has been active in the Lansing community. He currently serves as vice chair of the board of trustees for the Capital Region Community Foundation and is on the Lansing Economic Area Partnership Board of Directors. His previous board service included the Capital Area United Way and Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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