Press Releases

Public votes to select finalists for Spellebrity Video Contest

Tue, March 28, 2017

CINCINNATI – Five teams of students with a passion for spelling and reading and a penchant for video storytelling are making plans for an...

Scripps hires national director of news recruitment

Fri, March 24, 2017

Katherine Green is the new national director of news recruitment for the television division of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP). Green was...

Scripps nominates three new board members

Thu, March 23, 2017

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company has nominated three new directors for election to its board: the company’s new chief operating officer, a...

Scripps and The Center for Investigative Reporting to host virtual reality event

Thu, March 23, 2017

CINCINNATI — The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is hosting a virtual reality pop-up studio in Cincinnati from March 29-April 1 in partnership...

Scripps officers adopt 10b5-1 trading plans for 2017

Fri, March 17, 2017

CINCINNATI – Two officers of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) have adopted stock trading plans in accordance with the guidelines specified by...

Scripps awarded three Walter Cronkite Awards for excellence in political journalism

Mon, March 13, 2017

CINCINNATI — For extensive political coverage coordinated across its television station group, national news bureaus and digital news brands, and...

Newsy Original Series, ‘A Woman’s Job,’ launches with premiere at National Press Club

Wed, March 08, 2017

CINCINNATI – Newsy, the national news network for the next generation, has launched its latest original series, “A Woman’s Job,” profiling women...

Scripps Howard Foundation recognizes excellence in journalism with 64th Scripps Howard Awards

Tue, March 07, 2017

CINCINNATI — This year, its 64th, the Scripps Howard Awards will recognize an investigation that revealed a national problem of sexual abuse cases...

Scripps management presenting at 25th Deutsche Bank Conference today

Tue, March 07, 2017

CINCINNATI – Tim Wesolowski, senior vice president and chief financial officer of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), and Brian Lawlor, senior...

Vote for your favorite Spellebrity video; Top five teams win trip to Washington, D.C.

Thu, March 02, 2017

CINCINNATI – The Scripps National Spelling Bee, presented by Kindle, once again is giving students who are inspired by spelling, vocabulary and...

Scripps appoints Dean Littleton VP/GM of KMGH in Denver

Wed, March 01, 2017

CINCINNATI — Dean Littleton, a strategic leader and television executive, is returning to Denver to be vice president and general manager for KMGH...

Scripps reports fourth-quarter 2016 results

Fri, February 24, 2017

*CINCINNATI *– The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today reported operating results for the fourth quarter of 2016. For the quarter, net income...

Scripps shares results of its participation in FCC broadcast spectrum auction

Fri, February 10, 2017

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) will not receive proceeds from the Federal Communications Commission’s auctioning of broadcast...

Scripps names Leon Clark VP/GM for KGUN/KWBA in Tucson, Ariz.

Mon, February 06, 2017

CINCINNATI – After several months of serving as interim general manager at KGUN 9 On Your Side, the ABC affiliate, and KWBA, the CW affiliate in...

Newsy investigates potential Trump conflicts of interest with ‘Conflicted’ special report

Wed, February 01, 2017

CINCINNATI – National news network Newsy will air “Conflicted,” a special report on the potential conflicts of interest presented by President...

Scripps to report fourth-quarter 2016 operating results on Feb. 24

Mon, January 30, 2017

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) will report fourth-quarter 2016 operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins...

Mary McCabe Peirce announces departure from Scripps board, effective in May

Fri, January 27, 2017

CINCINNATI – Mary McCabe Peirce, 68, a great-granddaughter of the company’s founder, will retire from The E.W. Scripps Company’s board of directors...

Drake talks new music, future projects and sports on John Calipari’s ‘Cal Cast’ podcast

Thu, January 26, 2017

NEW YORK – Grammy Award-winning, platinum-selling recording artist Drake is the guest on the latest episode of the “Cal Cast” podcast from host...

Cracked app launches on Apple TV

Mon, January 23, 2017

CINCINNATI – Cracked, the leading digital-media satire brand for millennials, is now available in the Apple TV App Store, giving fans a new way to...

John Calipari’s ‘Cal Cast’ podcast features conversation with rival Rick Pitino

Thu, January 19, 2017

NEW YORK – In a new episode of the “Cal Cast” podcast, host John Calipari, University of Kentucky men’s basketball head coach, talks with rival...

John Tesh, Connie Sellecca and Gib Gerard launch podcast, ‘Intelligence For Your Life’

Thu, January 19, 2017

LOS ANGELES - John Tesh, Connie Sellecca and Gib Gerard are bringing their “Intelligence For Your Life” to podcasting. The podcast is based on the...

Scripps management to present on Jan. 31 at NobleCon13 Conference

Thu, January 12, 2017

CINCINNATI – Tim Wesolowski, senior vice president and chief financial officer of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), will discuss the company’s...

Cal Cast features UConn Coach Geno Auriemma

Thu, January 12, 2017

NEW YORK – For this week’s Cal Cast, John Calipari, University of Kentucky men’s basketball head coach, talks with Geno Auriemma, head coach of the...

TVNewsCheck: Shining light on new media opportunities

Thu, January 05, 2017

TVNewsCheck selected The E.W. Scripps Company as its Station Group of the Year for 2017. With the honor, the trade publication featured an...

Jared Cotter joins ‘The List’ as co-host

Wed, January 04, 2017

PHOENIX – Jared Cotter, a multitalented singer, songwriter, model and television host, has joined “The List” as co-host of the news magazine...