Gannett Names Rob Mennie President and General Manager for WTLV/WJXX in Jacksonville, FL and Senior Vice President of Gannett Broadcasting

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Posted: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:00 am

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Gannett Names Rob Mennie President and General Manager for WTLV/WJXX

in Jacksonville, FL and Senior Vice President of Gannett Broadcasting

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:

GCI) today named Rob Mennie president and general manager of WTLV/WJXX

in Jacksonville, FL and senior vice president of Gannett Broadcasting.

"Rob has been a trusted and important resource for Gannett

Broadcasting for nearly two decades," said Dave Lougee, president,

Gannett Broadcasting. "Under his leadership, our stations have

consistently provided the communities we serve with unequaled,

award-winning news and content. While Rob will continue to be a

valuable member of the Broadcasting corporate team, his talent and

experience make him the right person to lead WTLV/WJXX."

Mennie has been part of the Gannett Broadcast leadership team since

1997. Most recently, Mennie has been senior vice president of news for

Gannett Broadcasting. Prior to that, he was vice president of news at

WUSA-TV in Washington, DC. He joined WUSA as news director in 1995.

Mennie came to Washington from WDTN-TV in Dayton, OH, where he also

served as news director.  Prior to WDTN-TV, he was assistant news

director at Gannett-owned KPNX-TV in Phoenix from 1993 to 1994. Mennie

first joined Gannett 25 years ago as executive news producer for

WXIA-TV in Atlanta, GA.

Mennie began his television career at WCMH-TV in Columbus, OH as a

photographer and later served as executive producer. Mennie also

worked as special projects producer for WSYX-TV in Columbus.

Mennie and his wife, Terry, have four children.

About Gannett Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media

and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 110

million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast,

digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted

brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and

customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform.

Gannett is committed to connecting people - and the companies who want

to reach them - with their interests and communities. For more

information, visit www.gannett.com.

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