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Who wants to lead a major media company? The Gannett job is opening.

Michael Neibauer
Who wants to lead a major media company? The Gannett job is opening.

McLean-based Gannett Co. Inc.(NYSE: GCI) announced Wednesday the retirement of President and CEO Robert Dickey and the search for a replacement. Dickey, a 29-year veteran of Gannett, has agreed to stay on until May 7, 2019, or earlier if a successor is named. “While the board undertakes its duty to plan for the future, I will continue working hard alongside my talented and dedicated colleagues to support Gannett’s leadership, continue our digital transformation and position our brands for long-term success,” Dickey said in a statement.