Gannett (GCI)

Stacy Cunningham Vice President, Financial Planning and Investor Relations
Bob Dickey President & Chief Executive Officer
Sharon Rowlands President, USA TODAY NETWORK Marketing Solutions and CEO, ReachLocal
Alison Engel CFO & Treasurer
Maribel Wadsworth President, USA TODAY NETWORK and Publisher of USA TODAY
Barbara Wall Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer
Michael Kupinski NOBLE Capital Markets
Kyle Evans Stephens Inc.
Doug Arthur Huber Research Partners
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Good day, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the Q2 2018 Gannett Company Earnings Conference Call. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later we will conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will be given at that time. [Operator Instructions].

As a reminder, this conference may be recorded. to Financial conference Stacy Planning like host, to Cunningham. now President, Vice and would turn over the your I Investor Relations, Ma'am, begin. you may

Stacy Cunningham

Second Call. Good XXXX you. morning and to Thank everyone, Earnings Gannett's Conference welcome Quarter

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Bob Dickey

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Sharon Rowlands

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Alison Engel

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Michael Kupinski

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Sharon Rowlands

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Michael Kupinski

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Sharon Rowlands

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Michael Kupinski

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Sharon Rowlands

year $XX On a run million rate. basis full approximately

Michael Kupinski

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Sharon Rowlands

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Michael Kupinski

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Sharon Rowlands

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Michael Kupinski

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Sharon Rowlands

That’s about right.

Michael Kupinski

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Barbara Wall

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Michael Kupinski

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Kyle Evans

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Bob Dickey

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Maribel Wadsworth

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Kyle Evans

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Maribel Wadsworth

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Kyle Evans

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Sharon Rowlands

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Kyle Evans

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Sharon Rowlands

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Kyle Evans

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Alison Engel

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Kyle Evans

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Alison Engel

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Kyle Evans

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Alison Engel

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Kyle Evans

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Bob Dickey

preprints versus breakup --? [indiscernible]

Kyle Evans

am. I yes, Yes,

Sharon Rowlands

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Kyle Evans

Great. you. Thank it. Appreciate

Sharon Rowlands



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Doug Arthur

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Bob Dickey

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Doug Arthur

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Bob Dickey

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Doug Arthur

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Bob Dickey

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Doug Arthur

media just in that video, category? then revenues the mean million, predominantly digital of up Is follow-up I one is $XX X%. what And that

Sharon Rowlands

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Doug Arthur

the driving what's growth? And

Sharon Rowlands

versus the very on very, Better CPMs, all sales on strong we've that’s back audience. building better realizing on really being a execution, that’s work got open direct great and as exchange more CPM with just done particularly the a of programmatic and actually the we really sell

Doug Arthur

videos its So, you predominately, referring. is then, display not are what

Sharon Rowlands


Doug Arthur

very you Thank Okay. much.

Sharon Rowlands

Doug. Thanks


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