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USA Today Publisher Joins Bandwagon, Reorganizes

GNSlogin.jpgNewspaper reorganizations are all the rage these days, and Gannett Co., Inc — publisher of 85 daily newspapers, including USA Today — didn’t want to be left out. The company, based in McLean, Virginia, announced on Friday that its turning its five regional groups into four: East, South, Interstate and West.

Current East head Curtis Riddle, also publisher of Wilmington, Delaware’s The News Journal, will continue in his role. Carol O. Hudler, president and publisher of Fort Myers’ The News-Press, will head up the South group, while Barbara A. Henry takes control of Interstate until her retirement on August 1. Finally, Laura L. Hollingsworth, president and publisher of The Des Moines Register, becomes group president of West.

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