Scripps management to present at UBS Global Media & Communications Conference
Fri, November 21, 2014 by Carolyn Micheli
For immediate release
Fri, November 21, 2014
CINCINNATI – Rich Boehne, chairman, president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), and Tim Wesolowski, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company’s business strategies at the UBS 42nd Annual Global Media & Communications Conference on Wednesday, Dec. 10 in New York City.
Also attending will be Brian Lawlor, senior vice president of the Scripps TV division, and Tim Stautberg, senior vice president of the Scripps Newspaper division, who is expected to become CEO of Journal Media Group. Scripps and Journal Communications announced in July that they would merge their broadcast operations into Scripps and spin off their newspapers to create Journal Media Group, a new public company.
The presentation will be webcast live at 2:30 p.m. Eastern.
To listen, visit www.scripps.com and click on “investor information,” then “audio archives.” Visitors can access a replay there for approximately 30 days.
About Scripps The E.W. Scripps Company (www.scripps.com) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of media brands. In July, Scripps announced a deal with Journal Communications to merge its 21 local television stations with Journal’s 13 television stations and 34 radio stations, which will make Scripps the nation’s fifth-largest broadcasting group. The two companies also agreed to spin off their combined newspaper interests to form a new publicly traded company, to be called Journal Media Group. Scripps runs an expanding collection of local and national digital journalism and information businesses, including mobile video news service Newsy and weather app developer Weathersphere. Scripps also produces television shows including The List and Let’s Ask America, runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and serves as the long-time steward of the nation’s largest, most successful and longest-running educational program, the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1879, Scripps’ motto is “Give light and the people will find their own way.”
Contact Carolyn Micheli, The E. W. Scripps Company, 513-977-3732