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Scripps taps Greg Anderson to lead data protection programs as chief privacy officer

Nov. 25, 2019 By Rebecca Cochran

CINCINNATI –The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has appointed Greg Anderson to the newly created role of vice president and chief privacy officer, overseeing the company’s privacy and data protection programs and reporting to Bill Appleton, executive vice president and general counsel.

Anderson comes to Scripps from Lexmark International, where he served as global data protection officer with responsibility for advancing privacy and security requirements for the company’s hardware and cloud services to comply with rapidly evolving privacy laws around the world. He also led the negotiation of complex outsourcing and software agreements. In previous roles, Anderson was involved in second- and third-generation telecommunication network deployments across the U.S. and abroad.

“Scripps has always placed a high level of importance on privacy for our consumers, our partners and vendors and our employees,” said Appleton. “Greg’s deep experience in privacy issues on a global scale will help Scripps continue this work as our company grows and the media landscape evolves.”

Anderson is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP-E), a designation earned through the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He holds a law degree from the Université Jean Moulin in Lyon, France, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law. He graduated from Miami University with degrees in diplomacy and foreign affairs and political science.

About Scripps
The E.W. Scripps Company(NASDAQ: SSP) advances understanding of the world through journalism. As the nation’s fourth-largest independent TV station owner, Scripps operates 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next generation of news consumers with its multiplatform news network Newsy and reaches growing audiences through broadcast networks including Bounce and Court TV. Shaping the future of storytelling through digital audio, Scripps owns top podcast company Stitcher and Triton, the global leader in technology and measurement services. Scripps 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.”

Media contact:
Kari Wethington, The E.W. Scripps Company, 513-977-3763, Kari.wethington@scripps.com