Scripps to discuss business strategy at Bear Stearns conference

Fri, March 02, 2001 by Tim Stautberg

CINCINNATI – Kenneth W. Lowe, president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company, will discuss the company’s business strategy Monday, March 5, during the Bear Stearns Media, Entertainment and Information Conference in Boca Raton, Fla.The Scripps presentation is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. E.S.T. and will be Web cast live via the company’s Web site at www.scripps.com. The conference is being held at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. An audio archive will be available via the Scripps Web site within 24 hours after the presentation.The E.W. Scripps Company is a diverse media concern with interests in newspaper publishing, broadcast television, cable television networks and interactive media. Scripps operates 21 daily newspapers, 10 broadcast TV stations and three cable television networks, with plans to launch a fourth.Scripps cable television network brands include Home & Garden Television, Food Network, Do It Yourself and Fine Living, due to launch in the second half of 2001.The company also operates Scripps Howard News Service, United Media, the worldwide licensing and syndication home of PEANUTS and DILBERT, and 31 Web sites, including hgtv.com, foodtv.com, diynet.com and comics.com.