Bob Dickey

President & Chief Executive Officer

Bob Dickey became President & CEO of Gannett following the company's separation in 2015. He previously was President of the Gannett U.S. Community Publishing Division, formerly the Newspaper Division, from 2008 -- 2015. As President of U.S. Community Publishing, he oversaw 92 daily newspapers and their associated digital assets along with approximately 400 non-daily products. Previously he served as Senior Group President, Pacific Group and Chairman of Phoenix Newspapers, Inc. from 2005 to 2008; President and Publisher of The Desert Sun, Palm Springs, CA, from 1993 to 2005 and Group Vice President of the Pacific Group, 1997 to 2005.

He began his career with Gannett as the Retail Advertising Manager in Reno and became Ad Director in 1990. In July of 1993, Bob rose through the ranks to President and Publisher of The Desert Sun newspaper in Palm Springs. In 1997, Bob became a Gannett Group Vice President for the Pacific Region and was named Senior Group President and Chairman & CEO of The Arizona Republic in September 2005.

His many accomplishments with Gannett include 2005 Manager of the Year, the only Gannett Publisher to win consecutive Publisher of the Year awards in 1998 and 1999, Publisher’s President’s Ring awards 1997 through 2002 and 2004, and President’s Ring and runner-up Ad Director of the Year in 1992.