New Gannett appoints key executives after merging with New Media Investment Group
New Gannett has named a mix of leaders from the old Gannett and its acquirer New Media Investment Group, to lead the media company. Mike Reed will serve as CEO of the newly combined public company, which took on the name of Gannett Co. when the merger was finalised. He was previously the CEO of New Media. Paul Bascobert will serve as CEO of the new company’s operating subsidiary, Gannett Media Corp., as previously announced. The new Gannett has more than 250 daily publications, including USA TODAY, as well as several weeklies and an array of digital marketing services.