Gannett names new chief data privacy officer


Today, Gannett | USA TODAY Network announced the addition of Marci Moss as dedicated chief data privacy officer, as they further strengthen their data protection framework. Safeguarding the information entrusted to publications like Gannett by clients, partners, users and employees is more critical than ever, and Moss will be dedicated to prioritizing the importance of data protection, privacy and regulation. She joins the Gannett team effective today, Feb. 12.

Moss is a highly successful and effective leader with over 17 years of experience developing and managing strategic and comprehensive privacy programs. She is adept in privacy regulatory compliance and driving innovation and modernization. As a certified International Privacy Professional-US (CIPP-US) and Government (CIPP-G), she has driven privacy programs for companies including GORE Inc. and Deloitte LLP.

Leading Gannett’s overall privacy strategy and program, Moss is dedicated to ensuring Gannett’s compliance with privacy laws. She will establish and enforce policies and practices for collection, storage, use, distribution and disposal of customer and employee data. She will be a key partner to Gannett's legal and business leaders to scale its data privacy program with a focus on compliance and protection, data governance and data ethics.

Moss obtained her BA in International Studies from West Virginia University and her MA in Political Science, Specialization: International Relations from Georgia State University. She is originally from West Virginia and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia.