Scripps to discuss business strategy at A.G. Edwards conference

Mon, April 23, 2001 by Tim Stautberg

CINCINNATI - Ken Lowe, president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company, and Rich Boehne, executive vice president, will discuss the company’s business strategy Monday, April 23, during the A.G. Edwards Media & Entertainment Conference in Las Vegas. The Scripps presentation is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. PDT (12:30 p.m. EDT) and will be Web cast live via the company’s Web site at www.scripps.com. An audio archive will be available via the investor relations section of the Scripps Web site later in the week. 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.