MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gannett Co., Inc.'s (NYSE: GCI) Board of Directors today declared a dividend of 20 cents per share, payable on January 2, 2013 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on December 7, 2012. "We are making excellent progress on implementing our growth strategy and it is already delivering results. At the same time, we remain committed to delivering increased value to shareholders. We are on track to return approximately $1.3 billion to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases by 2015. Between share repurchases and dividends alone, we have returned almost $230 million to shareholders this year," said Gracia Martore, president and CEO of Gannett. About Gannett Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to connecting people – and the companies who want to reach them – with their interests and communities. For more information, visit www.gannett.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/PH28972LOGO) SOURCE Gannett Co., Inc.