Scripps renews affiliation agreement with NBC
Wed, January 09, 2019 by Carolyn Micheli
CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has completed a new multi-year affiliation agreement with NBC.
The agreement, effective Jan. 1, 2019, covers WGBA in Green Bay, Wisconsin; WTMJ in Milwaukee; KJRH in Tulsa, Oklahoma; WPTV in West Palm Beach, Florida; and KSHB in Kansas City, Missouri.
“We are pleased to renew our long-standing partnership with NBC,” said Brian Lawlor, president of Local Media. “Together our stations are able to serve these local communities with the news, information and entertainment they are seeking.”
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 36 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs a collection of national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Stitcher; the fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape and Laff; and Triton, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services. Scripps produces original programming including “Pickler & Ben,” runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”
Carolyn Micheli, The E.W. Scripps Company, 513-977-3732, Carolyn.firstname.lastname@example.org
Kari Wethington, The E.W. Scripps Company, 513-977-3763, Kari.email@example.com