MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today Judi Terzotis will assume the role of president and publisher of The Daily Advertiser in Lafayette, LA, as well as the Daily World in Opelousas, LA. Terzotis will remain president and publisher of The Times in Shreveport, LA, and regional president of Gannett Louisiana, where she oversees Gannett's properties across the state as well as the Fort Collins Coloradoan. In addition, Alan English has been named general manager and executive editor in Shreveport. He will oversee the newsroom and run the day-to-day operations for The Times.
"Judi's increased responsibilities illustrate the confidence we have in her leadership abilities," said Laura Hollingsworth, Central Group president of U.S. Community Publishing at Gannett. "Under her leadership, we'll continue to provide communities across Louisiana with quality journalism and dynamic marketing solutions for advertisers."
"I'm honored to be able to lead the media teams in Lafayette and Opelousas. As anyone who lives in that region, or has even visited, knows, it's a singular, vibrant place like nowhere else. These communities deserve a responsive team of people who can reflect the unique nature of south Louisiana," said Terzotis.
English returns to Shreveport, where he spent nine years as executive editor and managing editor. English was most recently publisher of the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway, AR. Prior to that, English was executive editor and vice president of audience at The Augusta (GA) Chronicle.
"English's return to Shreveport is a huge win for the community. Alan will have an expanded role in leading both the information center and daily operations of The Times, while I assist him with helping to guide the strategic initiatives of the organization," said Terzotis.
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