Press Releases

2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee declares co-champions

Fri, May 27, 2016

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Jairam Hathwar (JAY-rahm HATH-wahr), a 13-year-old speller from Painted Post, New York, and Nihar Janga (nee-HAHR jenga), an...

Scripps hosting investor day on June 29

Wed, May 25, 2016

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will host an investor meeting focused on its digital strategies and operations on Wednesday, June 29....

The nation readies for the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Thu, May 19, 2016

CINCINNATI – More challenging words, more prize money and fun new events await 285 spellers competing for the coveted title of champion of the 2016...

Newsy announces Original Series, Brand Studio at its first NewFront

Mon, May 09, 2016

CINCINNATI – Over-the-top video news network Newsy debuted editorial content set to launch this summer and unveiled premium advertising...

Scripps reports first-quarter 2016 results

Fri, May 06, 2016

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today reported operating results for the first quarter of 2016. Unless otherwise indicated, all...

Scripps hires Mike Sacks to lead 100 minutes of TV political coverage campaign

Tue, April 26, 2016

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is taking bold steps in its local markets to differentiate its political coverage from the...

Thousands vote to choose favorite teams in Spellebrity Video Contest

Tue, April 26, 2016

CINCINNATI – The votes are in – thousands of them – to choose the favorite videos in the Spellebrity Video Contest. The competition, created by the...

Scripps promotes Joel Davis to VP/GM

Mon, April 25, 2016

CINCINNATI – Joel Davis is the new vice president and general manager for KGTV 10News, the ABC affiliate in San Diego, effective immediately. For...

Newsy to unveil new content, over-the-top partners at IAB’s Digital Content NewFronts

Tue, April 19, 2016

CINCINNATI – Over-the top video news brand Newsy will join the Digital Content NewFronts as part of the deep transformation in how publishers,...

Vote for your favorite Spellebrity video

Mon, April 18, 2016

CINCINNATI – The Scripps National Spelling Bee invites the public to pick the best videos submitted for the Spellebrity Video Contest. Teams of...

David Gregory interviews thought leaders, celebrities and other surprising guests for new Earwolf podcast

Fri, April 15, 2016

*LOS ANGELES *– Well-known television journalist and author David Gregory today launched his podcast, “The David Gregory Show,” on Earwolf, home of...

Scripps acquires leading digital-media humor brand Cracked to expand millennial reach

Tue, April 12, 2016

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has acquired multi-platform satire brand Cracked, which informs and entertains millennial...

Scripps to report first-quarter 2016 operating results on May 6

Tue, April 12, 2016

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

Jemaine Clement returns to audio with “The Mysterious Secrets of Uncle Bertie’s Botanarium” podcast for Howl

Wed, March 16, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Actor, comedian and multi-instrumentalist Jemaine Clement, best known for his role in HBO’s hit series “Flight of the Conchords,”...

Sling TV bolsters news coverage for millennials with addition of Newsy

Wed, March 02, 2016

CINCINNATI – Newsy, the fast-growing over-the-top video news brand that serves the millennial audience, launched today on Sling TV, the live and...

Scripps National Spelling Bee and Kindle present Spellebrity Video Contest for National Reading Month

Wed, March 02, 2016

CINCINNATI – Today begins a month-long celebration of reading, spelling, words and vocabulary. The Scripps National Spelling Bee, presented by...

Scripps management to present at 24th Deutsche Bank Conference on March 8

Tue, March 01, 2016

CINCINNATI – Rich Boehne, chairman, president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), will discuss the company’s...

Scripps reports fourth-quarter 2015 results

Fri, February 26, 2016

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today reported operating results for the fourth quarter of 2015. Unless otherwise indicated, all...

Scripps National Spelling Bee announces Kindle as new presenting sponsor

Tue, February 23, 2016

CINCINNATI – The Scripps National Spelling Bee has solidified an agreement with Kindle as the presenting sponsor of the nation's largest and...

Whistleblowers say Veterans Choice program used to reduce crucial services at VA hospital

Mon, February 22, 2016

CINCINNATI – For veterans, the July 2014 Veterans Choice Act was intended to reduce wait times at Veterans Affairs hospitals by providing billions...

Raycom Media and Scripps form programming partnership

Mon, February 22, 2016

MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Raycom Media and The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) are forming a development partnership that brings the strengths of...

Scripps station, KTTS 94.7 FM, wins Station of the Year from Academy of Country Music

Thu, February 18, 2016

CINCINNATI – KTTS 94.7 FM in Springfield, Missouri, is Station of the Year for small markets, according to the Academy of Country Music. The...

Scripps–WCPO investigation reveals Cincinnati VA in state of disarray

Wed, February 17, 2016

CINCINNATI - A four-month joint investigation by the Scripps Washington Bureau and WCPO in Cincinnati has uncovered inappropriate conduct and...

Midroll Media named to Fast Company’s 2016 Most Innovative Companies list

Tue, February 16, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Midroll Media, the leader in the fast-growing podcasting ecosystem, is included in Fast Company’s new ranking of the world’s 50 Most...

Scripps partners with OWNZONES for THE LIST

Mon, February 15, 2016

CINCINNATI – THE LIST, an original news magazine program created by The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), is reaching new digital audiences through...

Newsy expands distribution to six Morris Network websites

Mon, February 15, 2016

CINCINNATI – Morris Network has tapped over-the-top video news service Newsy as a content partner and will syndicate Newsy’s daily videos across...

Scripps to report fourth-quarter 2015 operating results on Feb. 26

Thu, February 04, 2016

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

Issa Rae debuts “Fruit” podcast exclusively on Howl premium subscription service

Wed, February 03, 2016

CINCINNATI – Premium audio subscription service Howl today launched the podcast “Fruit,” an audio drama from writer and actress Issa Rae, known for...

Bob Rosenthal named VP/GM of Boise Radio operations for Scripps

Tue, February 02, 2016

CINCINNATI – Bob Rosenthal has been named vice president and general manager of the Scripps Boise radio operations, which include KRVB-FM, KJOT-FM,...

Newsy establishes office in Washington, D.C., premieres 2016 campaign finance interactive

Thu, January 28, 2016

CINCINNATI – Building on its already robust national politics coverage, millennial focused over-the-top video news service Newsy has established a...

THE LIST names marketing director as Scripps program seeks syndication

Fri, January 15, 2016

CINCINNATI – Michel J. Pelletier, a multi-platform media leader with experience in content development, television affiliate relationships, and...

“TrailMix 2016” podcast brings insight and new voices to this year’s campaign coverage

Wed, January 13, 2016

CINCINNATI – Bringing fresh perspectives and analysis to the 2016 campaign trail, Scripps Washington Bureau today launches its latest podcast, “...

“The Longest Shortest Time” parenting podcast launches new episodes on Earwolf

Wed, January 13, 2016

CINCINNATI – “The Longest Shortest Time,” named to “best of 2015” lists by The Atlantic and Slate, is back with new weekly episodes beginning...

Scripps management to present on Jan. 19 at 12th Noble Financial Investor Conference

Mon, January 11, 2016

CINCINNATI – Rich Boehne, chairman, president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) will discuss the company’s...

Jimmy Williams takes reins as host of political podcast “DecodeDC”

Thu, January 07, 2016

CINCINNATI – “DecodeDC,” the podcast that decodes the personalities and politics of Washington, D.C., has a new host at the helm. Lobbyist turned...