Press Releases

Award-winning political journalist joins Scripps Washington Bureau

Wed, December 11, 2013

Twitter post: @EWScrippsCo announces Dick Meyer as chief Washington correspondent. Former EP for BBC will work on @DecodeDC and broadly cover DC....

New time for E.W. Scripps Co. to present at UBS conference in New York City on Wednesday, Dec. 11

Tue, December 10, 2013

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

Scripps acquires video news provider to help it enter digital video business

Mon, December 09, 2013

Twitter post: @EWScrippsCo acquiring @newsyvideos in order to enter digital video business - win in the digital news marketplace...

E.W. Scripps Co. to present at UBS conference in New York City on Wednesday, Dec. 11

Tue, December 03, 2013

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

Scripps News investigation reveals under-reported arsons in America pose major threats to public safety

Fri, November 22, 2013

Twitter post: @EWScrippsCo DC bureau investigation: The rate of arson is grossly under-reported in America, masking major threats to public safety....

Cincinnati television station ramps up for premium web content subscription service

Thu, November 21, 2013

Twitter post: @EWScrippsCo launches in-depth news content features on @WCPO website as part of premium content strategy CINCINNATI – The E.W....

Scripps promotes journalist, respected leader to regional publisher of the Caller-Times

Wed, November 13, 2013

Twitter post: @EWScrippsCo announces Libby Averyt to be the new regional publisher and chief revenue officer for Corpus Christi Caller-Times...

Scripps acquires political startup; reaches wire service deal with MCT

Tue, November 12, 2013

Twitter post: @EWScrippsCo announces changes to DC bureau, acquires political reporting brand @DecodeDC and transitions wire service to @mctdirect...

MGM tapped to nationally syndicate Scripps game show Let's Ask America

Mon, November 04, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company has signed a deal with MGM Domestic Television Distribution LLC (MGM), a division of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., as the...

Innovative media executive appointed publisher of Naples Daily News

Wed, October 30, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company today announced that Bill Barker has been named regional publisher and chief revenue officer of the Naples Daily News,...

San Angelo Standard-Times promotes Metro Editor Michael Kelly to editor

Thu, October 24, 2013

Michael Kelly, metro editor of the San Angelo Standard-Times, is being promoted to editor, effective immediately. He replaces Tim Archuleta, who...

Scripps to release third-quarter results; webcast of conference call available

Wed, October 23, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company will report third-quarter 2013 operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on Friday, Nov. 8. A...

Berkshire Hathaway subsidiaries accused of denying, delaying payments

Mon, October 07, 2013

For 21 years, Charles Lute worked in Kansas City’s BMA tower, never realizing he was inhaling asbestos fibers. After decades as a maintenance...

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist appointed editor of Naples Daily News

Fri, September 27, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company has named Manny Garcia, executive editor and general manager of el Nuevo Herald, the Spanish-language daily in Miami,...

Veteran Scripps journalist appointed editor of Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Tue, September 24, 2013

Timothy E. Archuleta, a veteran Texas journalist in The E.W. Scripps Company and editor of the company’s San Angelo Standard-Times since...

Fraudulent signatures discovered on Lifeline phone applications

Mon, September 16, 2013

For millions of low-income families, the federal government’s Lifeline program offers affordable phone service. But a Scripps News...

Scripps endorses TVB's position on local Live Plus Same Day ratings

Mon, September 09, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company today announced its support for TVB's position that local Live + Same Day ("L+SD") ratings is more representative of the...

School enrollment opens for 2013-2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Thu, August 22, 2013

Students are going back to school to immerse themselves in the study of reading, writing and arithmetic. And as the students hit the books,...

Scripps promotes Sullivan to vice president, programming, overseeing new shows

Wed, August 21, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company today announced the promotion of Robert Sullivan to vice president of programming, reflecting his success developing...

Let's Ask America, The List to launch on WPTV in West Palm on Sept. 9

Thu, August 15, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company will premiere its original shows Let’s Ask America and The List, on WPTV, NewsChannel 5, in West Palm Beach next...

Scripps reports second-quarter 2013 results

Fri, August 02, 2013

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company reported operating results for the second quarter of 2013 that reflect an increase in local and national...

Scripps to release second-quarter results; webcast of conference call available

Fri, July 19, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company will report second-quarter 2013 operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on Monday, Aug. 5. A...

Naples Daily News editor announces retirement

Fri, June 07, 2013

Phil Lewis, executive editor of the Naples Daily News in Naples, Fla., and respected journalist in The E.W. Scripps Company, is retiring after 35...

Arvind Mahankali Wins 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Fri, May 31, 2013

Arvind Mahankali, a 13-year-old speller from Bayside Hills, N.Y., won the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night. Mahankali was named...

Spellers Converge for 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Wed, May 22, 2013

The stage is set for the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee — where international attention will shine on young spellers vying for the...

Scripps News investigation finds data breach put tens of thousands of Lifeline applicants at risk

Fri, May 17, 2013

For millions of low-income families, the federal government’s Lifeline program offers affordable phone service. But an online security lapse...

WCPO Sports Anchor takes new role

Thu, May 16, 2013

Longtime WCPO Sports Anchor Dennis Janson will take a new role as a columnist for the station’s market-leading platforms beginning this...

Scripps reports first-quarter 2013 results

Mon, May 06, 2013

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company today reported operating results that reflect an expected decline in political advertising and an increase in...

Scripps board elects Boehne as chairman

Thu, May 02, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company’s board of directors today elected Rich Boehne as its new chairman. He succeeds Nackey E. Scagliotti, a...

Scripps partners with The Brandery on media-related startup fellowship

Fri, April 26, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company and the Scripps Howard Foundation are investing in their deeply rooted mission to provide journalism that’s relevant...

Scripps to release first-quarter results; webcast of conference call available

Mon, April 22, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company announced that it will report first quarter 2013 operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on...

Media correction

Mon, April 15, 2013

CINCINNATI – The Michael Scripps involved in a federal court trial in Philadelphia this week is not a member of the Scripps family that...

Jeff Brogan Appointed GM of WCPO

Fri, April 05, 2013

Jeff Brogan, a television executive dedicated to local news strategy, has been appointed vice president and general manager of WCPO, the ABC...

NAB honors Scripps station WFTS with Service to Community Award

Tue, April 02, 2013

WFTS, a local television station of The E.W. Scripps Company, has received the 2013 Service to Community Award from the National Association of...

Paige Kimble promoted to executive director of Scripps' nationally renowned spelling bee

Tue, April 02, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company today promoted Paige Kimble to executive director of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, the nation's largest and...

Scripps stations win two Peabody Awards

Thu, March 28, 2013

The Peabody Awards has recognized two local television stations of The E.W. Scripps Company, KNXV in Phoenix and KMGH in Denver, for strong...

Greenblatt joins Scripps Howard News Service as investigative correspondent

Mon, March 18, 2013

Award-winning investigative reporter Mark Greenblatt, will join The E.W. Scripps Company as a national investigative correspondent for the Scripps...

Morris named publisher of Kitsap Sun

Fri, March 15, 2013

Brent Morris, an experienced newspaper executive specializing in sales, digital development, and community and business publications, joins The...

Scripps names new leader for communications and investor relations

Wed, March 13, 2013

Carolyn Pione Micheli, a skilled business communicator, will join The E.W. Scripps Company as vice president of corporate communications and...

Symson promoted at Scripps affirming strategy for digital media businesses

Tue, March 05, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company today announced that Adam Symson, the company’s chief digital officer since 2011, has been promoted to senior vice...

Scripps reports fourth-quarter 2012 results

Mon, February 25, 2013

CINCINNATI – Led by a record level of political advertising revenues and the performance of acquired television stations, The E.W. Scripps Company...

Scripps announces upcoming changes to the board of directors

Mon, February 25, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company today announced a number of changes to the composition of the board of directors that will be elected at the annual...

"The Sopranos" actor Tony Sirico wins Scripps Celebrity Super Bowl Poll

Tue, February 05, 2013

Oh, now you want to win the Scripps Celebrity Super Bowl Poll? What are you, a wise guy? Well, actually you are, or at least you played one on TV,...

Scripps to release fourth-quarter results; webcast of conference call available

Mon, January 28, 2013

The E.W. Scripps Company announced that it will report fourth quarter 2012 operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on...

New chief strengthens investigative reporting focus of the Scripps Washington bureau

Fri, January 18, 2013

Ellen Weiss, an accomplished journalist and successful news executive, will take charge of The E.W. Scripps Company’s multimedia news bureau...

Let's Ask America named best new game show of 2012

Mon, January 14, 2013

In just four months since its debut, “Let’s Ask America” is gaining attention from new and growing audiences in Scripps markets,...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at Noble Financial conference

Thu, January 10, 2013

Tim Wesolowski, senior vice president and chief financial officer of The E.W. Scripps Company, and Brian Lawlor, the senior vice president of the...