USA Today publishing chief to retire in May


NEW YORK - USA Today publisher Gannett Co Inc said Thursday that the president of its newspaper division will retire in late May.

Sue Clark-Johnson, 60, is leaving after 40 years as a reporter, editor, publisher and senior executive, Gannett said in a statement.

Gannett will name a successor to Clark-Johnson later this year, Chief Executive Craig Dubow said in the statement.

Gannett shares were up 60 cents, or 1.9%, to $33.05 on the New York Stock Exchange.