Press Releases

WXYZ wins prestigious duPont-Columbia Award

Wed, December 19, 2012

Through its relentless digging to shed light on local political corruption, WXYZ, the Scripps affiliate in Detroit, has earned the Alfred I....

Scripps to participate in Citi Global Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference

Tue, December 18, 2012

Rich Boehne, president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company, and Tim Wesolowski, senior vice president and chief financial...

Bracco to lead Scripps stations in Kansas City

Fri, November 30, 2012

Brian Bracco, one of the television industry’s most-respected news executives has been named vice president and general manager for KSHB in...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at J.P. Morgan and UBS conferences

Thu, November 15, 2012

Rich Boehne, president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company, and Tim Wesolowski, senior vice president and chief financial...

Scripps and Arizona State join forces to create innovative career initiative

Tue, November 13, 2012

With the objective of strengthening the content it delivers in one of its new markets, The E.W. Scripps Company is embarking on a ground-breaking...

Scripps reports third-quarter 2012 results

Thu, November 08, 2012

CINCINNATI – Fueled by the contribution of television stations acquired in 2011 and a surge in political advertising revenues, The E.W. Scripps...

Scripps gives "free speech" new meaning in 2012 political season

Wed, November 07, 2012

Through its innovative “Democracy 2012” program, The E.W. Scripps Company fulfilled its promise during this year’s election...

The Edward W. Scripps Trust ends

Fri, October 19, 2012

The Edward W. Scripps Trust, which has controlled The E.W. Scripps Company since the trust’s inception in 1922, ended yesterday upon the...

Building on early success, Scripps extends Storm Shield's appeal to the Android platform

Thu, September 06, 2012

Fast on the heels of a devastating hurricane and just in time for National Preparedness Month, The E.W. Scripps Company announced today that its...

Cochrane returns to Scripps as publisher of Ventura County Star

Mon, August 13, 2012

Margie Cochrane, an experienced newspaper executive with expertise in digital and print advertising, marketing and business development, will...

Scripps reports second-quarter 2012 results

Mon, August 06, 2012

CINCINNATI – A better-than-expected surge in political advertising, the contribution of television stations that were acquired in late 2011, and...

La Dow joins Scripps board of directors

Thu, August 02, 2012

The directors of The E.W. Scripps Company have elected Anne La Dow, a great-great-granddaughter of the company’s founder, to serve on the...

Scripps to report second-quarter results

Fri, July 06, 2012

The E.W. Scripps Company will report second quarter 2012 operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on Tuesday, August 7. A...

Cogswell named publisher of Commercial Appeal in Memphis

Thu, June 21, 2012

George H. Cogswell III, an experienced newspaper executive with expertise in the areas of advertising, circulation and marketing and a strong focus...

Kelly-Gilbert named publisher/chief revenue officer of Independent-Mail

Tue, June 19, 2012

With more than three decades of experience in advertising sales and management, Susan Kelly-Gilbert has been named publisher and chief revenue...

Snigdha Nandipati wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

Thu, May 31, 2012

Snigdha Nandipati, a 14-year-old speller from San Diego, Calif., won the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night. Nandipati was named the...

Scripps weather app leapfrogs 50 years of emergency radio and alerting technology

Wed, May 30, 2012

CINCINNATI – Committed to serving today’s digital media consumers, The E.W. Scripps Company has launched the Storm Shield app,...

Scripps exploring creation of international spelling bee

Tue, May 29, 2012

Signaling the most-dramatic development in spelling bee competition since the National Spelling Bee became a live, nationally televised celebration...

Scripps unveils strategy to take more control of its programming

Wed, May 23, 2012

Extending its long-standing commitment to high-quality programming and innovative storytelling, The E.W. Scripps Company is producing two original...

2012 will be a record-setting year for the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Mon, May 21, 2012

The 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee is the stage where international attention will shine on young spellers vying for the coveted title of...

Weinstein promoted to GM in Bakersfield

Fri, May 18, 2012

Steve Weinstein, a proven leader with vast experience in local journalism and video storytelling, has been named general manager of KERO-TV in...

Williamson named editor of Abilene Reporter-News

Thu, May 17, 2012

Doug Williamson, a 35-year news industry veteran with broad expertise in local journalism, specialty publications and marketing, has been named...

Scripps reports first-quarter 2012 results

Mon, May 07, 2012

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company reported operating results for the first quarter of 2012 that reflect improved profitability of the company’s...

Scripps wins more Edward R. Murrow Awards than ever before

Mon, April 16, 2012

Just hours after The E.W. Scripps Company received the coveted Distinguished Service Award at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)...

WEWS NewsChannel 5 Earns Edward R. Murrow Awards and Prestigious Peabody Award

Fri, April 13, 2012

WEWS NewsChannel 5, the ABC affiliate in Cleveland, Ohio, continues to be honored for excellence in broadcast and digital journalism. ...

Editor named for Evansville Courier & Press

Wed, March 21, 2012

Tim Ethridge, an award-winning sports journalist with deep ties to the Evansville, Indiana community, has been named editor of The E.W. Scripps...

Scripps expands national investigative bureau for television

Tue, February 28, 2012

The E.W. Scripps Company is deepening its commitment to quality journalism with the expansion of its television investigative reporting operations...

NewsChannel 5 Conducts Multimedia "Building Better Neighborhoods" Town Hall Special

Mon, February 27, 2012

WEWS NewsChannel 5 will conduct its first Building Better Neighborhoods Town Hall special Thursday, March 1st, at 8pm.  Audiences can...

fiveonenine Officially Launches Social Gaming Studio

Wed, February 22, 2012

Social gaming innovator fiveonenine games today officially opened their Durham office for business. A joint venture between top media companies...

Scripps TV stations expand industry-leading commitment to election coverage

Tue, February 07, 2012

The E.W. Scripps Company, which started granting free airtime to political candidates more than a decade ago, has renewed its commitment to...

The E.W. Scripps Company to Receive NAB Distinguished Service Award

Mon, January 30, 2012

Washington, DC -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that The E.W. Scripps Company will receive the NAB Distinguished...

Scripps provides revenue guidance for 2012

Tue, January 17, 2012

The E.W. Scripps Company today provided a broad outlook for the revenue performance of its television stations and newspapers in 2012. For the full...

Scripps announces newspaper content chief

Mon, January 09, 2012

Mizell Stewart III, who has been the editor of The E.W. Scripps Company’s award-winning Evansville Courier & Press since 2007, has been...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at Noble Financial investor conference

Fri, January 06, 2012

Rich Boehne, president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company, Tim Wesolowski, senior vice president and chief financial officer,...