Health problems force him to step down. He’s being replaced by Marjorie Magner, who’s named chairman, and Gracia Martore, who becomes CEO.
COO Gracia Martore will be in charge during Craig Dubow’s absence as she was in 2009.
But after factoring out political spending and ad losses due to absences of Olympics and Super Bowl this year, Gannett said, revenue was up 7.5% over the first quarter of 2010. Based on current trends, Gannett expects total TV revenues for the second quarter to be flat and core to be up in mid-single digits.