CareerBuilder, auto, bright spots in Gannett classified, digital Q412 earnings by Jim Townsend in Automotive, Recruitment 04 Feb 2013 In the fourth quarter of 2012, Gannett Company reported its first company-wide year-over-year revenue increase since 2006. While CareerBuilder once again brought in significant revenues for Gannett , and U.S. classified revenues increased 1.8 percent YOY, it was automotive that saved the classified day in the U.S. The 7.3 percent U.S. automotive ad sales YOY increase offset its 5.8 percent Newsque This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share careerbuilderFinancial resultsgannett Jim Townsend Jim Townsend, editorial director and a principal of the AIM Group, is a career journalist, consultant and interactive media pioneer with more than 35 years of experience in news management. Townsend joined the AIM Group in 2001 as an analyst and consultant and became a part-owner in 2003. He is based in Houston. He leads a global team of analysts who report media industry trends in North and South America, Europe, India, Asia, Australia and other countries in the Pacific Rim.