Stautberg named vice president/investor relations and communications

Mon, April 05, 1999 by Mark Kroeger

CINCINNATI – Timothy E. Stautberg, vice president and general manager of the Redding (Calif.) Record Searchlight, has been named vice president/investor relations and communications for The E.W. Scripps Company.Stautberg, 36, succeeds Richard A. Boehne who was elected the company’s executive vice president in February. In his new role, Stautberg will oversee all of the corporation’s internal and external communications.“Tim Stautberg brings strong credentials to an important position,” said William R. Burleigh, president and chief executive officer. “His background in economics and finance, combined with his management experience, uniquely qualifies him to be our liaison with the investment community and to oversee communications with the company’s other audiences.” Stautberg joined Scripps through its executive development program in 1990 and was assigned to The Pittsburgh Press. In 1991, he was transferred to the corporate development department in Cincinnati where he worked on special projects for the company’s newspapers and television stations. In 1992, he joined the Denver Rocky Mountain News, where he held various management positions before being named assistant to the publisher. In that capacity he assisted the publisher with strategic planning, financial analysis, competitive analysis and new media development. He was named general manager of the Redding paper in 1997.Prior to his tenure with Scripps, he was a commercial banking officer with Harris Trust and Savings Bank in Chicago. Stautberg graduated from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, with a bachelor’s degree in economics and received an MBA from The University of Chicago. He and his wife, Katherine, have three young sons. The E.W. Scripps Company operates 19 daily newspapers; nine network-affiliated television stations; two TV networks, Home & Garden Television and the Food Network; a TV programmer, Scripps Productions; United Media, a worldwide syndicator and licensor of news features and comics; the Scripps Howard News Service; and publishes independent Yellow Pages directories.