Adam Symson, 39, is senior vice president and chief digital officer, responsible for developing the journalism and advertising products and services for digital-platform audiences and advertisers in more than 25 Scripps markets and overseeing national digital business, including Newsy and StormShield.
Adam had been responsible for the operation, content and revenue for the TV division's interactive businesses. He also spent a year as director of content and marketing for the Scripps interactive media division (which was spun off into Scripps Networks Interactive in 2008).
Adam joined the company’s corporate operation in 2003 as the director of investigations and special projects for the TV group. Shortly after, he was named director of news strategy and operations.
Adam joined the company as executive producer of investigations and special projects for KNXV, the Scripps-owned ABC affiliate in Phoenix. At KNXV, Adam re-launched the ABC15 Investigators and grew it to be a nationally recognized and acclaimed investigative unit, specializing in long-form journalism.
Adam also has worked as an investigative journalist for CBS stations WBBM in Chicago and KCBS in Los Angeles and as an independent producer for CBS News and NBC News, specializing in breaking news and political coverage. He began his broadcast career at KGIL-AM 1260 in Los Angeles and has a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of California, Los Angeles.
He serves on the boards of directors for Cincinnati Public Radio, Adath Israel, and the Scripps Howard Foundation.