Scripps hires national director of news recruitment

Fri, March 24, 2017 by Valerie Miller

Katherine Green is the new national director of news recruitment for the television division of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP). Green was most recently president of Shyft Media, a change agency focused on transitioning media companies from single to multi-platform business models. She has previously held executive positions with Tribune Media and CNN Worldwide.

She will lead recruiting efforts for top news management positions in our 24 TV markets. She will focus primarily on openings for news directors, assistant news directors and executive producers, employing her nationwide network of connections and developing new relationships with respected news leaders throughout the industry.

With an extensive background in the newsroom, Green began her career in various producer and executive producer positions in Jacksonville, Florida; Miami; Tampa; and New York. She also served as news director for WBAL-TV, Baltimore and WTTG-TV, Washington, D.C. She spent three years as senior vice president and general manager for the CNN International Network and was a senior vice president at Tribune Media.

Green has received three Peabody Awards, eight Emmy awards and more than a dozen Edward R. Murrow awards. She is a recognized industry thought leader and has shared her expertise on many panels and forums within the U.S. and overseas.

She will begin her new role on Monday, March 27.