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Industry Moves: Gannett Promotes Information Center's Carroll To New Digital Role

This story was written by David Kaplan.

Gannett (NYSE: GCI) is promoting Jennifer Carroll from VP, New Media Content to VP, Digital Content at Gannett Digital. Carroll helped build the company's "Information Center" newsroom strategy for the past year and a half. The center's goal was to create a pipeline at each Gannett local paper that can coordinate and distribute news stories for individual papers' print, web, mobile and community sites. Her new role is similar; she'll now be developing additional ways of distributing Gannett's text and video. She's also charged with defining audience segments for national and local advertisers for properties like its Gannett's "moms" sites. Carroll will work with the publisher's various divisions, field operations and local information centers. Her career with Gannett extends back to top editing jobs at the Lansing State Journal and The Detroit News, and as executive editor of The Burlington Free Press.

Her replacement at the information center is Kate Marymont, who will take the new title of VP, Information Center Content in the U.S. Community Publishing Division. Marymont, who was executive editor and VP/Information Center at The News-Press in Fort Myers, FL. Release

By David Kaplan

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