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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
August 6, 2021
GANNETT CO., INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware 001-36097 38-3910250
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization) (Commission File Number)  (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
7950 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, Virginia 22107-0910
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(703) 854-6000 Not Applicable
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code) (Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each Class Trading Symbol Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share GCI The New York Stock Exchange
Preferred Stock Purchase Rights N/A The New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨





Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On August 6, 2021, Gannett Co., Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing its consolidated financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1, which is incorporated herein by reference.

The information furnished pursuant to this Current Report on Form 8-K (including the exhibit hereto) shall not be considered "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be incorporated by reference into any filing by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, unless the Company expressly sets forth by specific reference in such filing that such information is to be considered "filed" or incorporated by reference therein.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No. Description
99.1
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document)




SIGNATURE
Pursuant to requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Gannett Co., Inc.
Date: August 6, 2021
By: /s/ Douglas E. Horne
  Douglas E. Horne
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer (principal financial and principal accounting officer)




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