[Updated at 3:27 p.m. ET: Whew! Talk about musical executive chairs! Kane is returning to his former job as publisher of the Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, N.Y., the paper is now reporting. He remains president of the East Group. He replaces Ali Zoibi, who was named publisher of The Daily Advertiser in Lafayette, La. Zoibi, in turn, replaces Leslie Hurst, named chief executive last week of The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss.]
The Indianapolis Star is updating its story about Karen Crotchfelt's promotion to publisher. The story now says: "She replaces Michael G. Kane, whose new assignment within Gannett is expected to be announced this afternoon."
The Indianapolis Business Journal has now posted a story that includes a short interview with Crotchfelt. The Journal says she is 40 years old.