At Scripps, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture that reflects the communities we serve.
We are intentional about creating an environment where employees, our audiences and other stakeholders feel valued and inspired to reach their full potential and make authentic connections.
To successfully deliver on this commitment of inclusivity, we must understand and reflect the values and perspectives those around us embody. That process begins by looking inward to build and celebrate a diverse and inclusive workplace.
Scripps leaders believe that an equitable and inclusive culture is not only the right thing to do, it is a business imperative. Through the lens of empathy and respect, we connect with our audiences to tell better stories. With compassion and understanding, we provide opportunities for our employees to grow and develop their careers. And with an eye to the future, we seek new and diverse perspectives through our recruiting and hiring practices.
As a national journalism and entertainment company, it is our job to reflect and portray the voices, faces and lives of all those in our audiences. That work starts by hiring employees with diverse outlooks and backgrounds and creating and airing programs that are inclusive of all Americans. It is only with the right people that we can do the right thing – for our viewers, our communities, our employees and our business.
At Scripps, we embrace equity principles, practice inclusion and celebrate diversity – and we have the expectation that others around us will do the same.
Scripps defines workplace diversity as inclusive of every employee, including the extent to which they are similar or different. Our efforts are currently focused on goals in four areas of representation:
Racial and ethnic diversity: Accelerate racial and ethnic diversity representation across all levels of the organization to better reflect the communities we serve.
Gender representation: Ensure 50-50 gender representation throughout Scripps, with equal pay, equal time to promotion and innovative employee flexibility.
LGBTQIA: Foster an inclusive culture in which LGBTQIA employees feel a sense of community and belonging.
Veterans: Become an employer of choice for reservists and transitioning veterans through recruitment and programs highlighting transferable skills.
We foster a workplace culture that embraces each person’s diversity and empowers employees to reach their full potential. We are committed to creating an environment where people can bring their best selves to work. This is happening at Scripps through:
We attract and retain diverse talent through strategic recruiting practices and professional development to reflect the communities we serve. These programs include:
We create additional value for Scripps and drive stronger business results by leveraging new ideas and innovation that stem from a culture of inclusion. These business practices include: