McLEAN, Va., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today Terry Horne has been named president and publisher of the Pensacola (FL) News-Journal.
Horne had been publisher of the East Valley Tribune in Arizona and general manager of 1013 Communications, which offers digital services in Phoenix, Dallas and Houston. Previously, he was CEO and president of the Orange County Register from 2007 to 2011. He is returning to Gannett, where he served as vice president of community newspapers for The Arizona Republic from 2004-2007.
"Terry has a rich history as a media executive, is passionate about community journalism and understands the role digital plays in connecting with our customers," said Robert Dickey, Gannett's U.S. Community Publishing president. "We're excited to have him return to Gannett and engage in the vibrant Pensacola community."
Horne has also worked with Swift Newspapers in Reno, Clarksburg Publishing in West Virginia, Thomson Newspapers, and Knight-Ridder, where he started as a staff writer for The Wichita Eagle in Kansas, having been inspired to pursue journalism by the Watergate scandal and coverage.
He received his BA in journalism from Wichita State University and an MS in mass communications from Oklahoma State University. He is married with six children.
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