Scripps to Webcast investor conference

Wed, April 30, 2003 by Tim Stautberg

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company will provide a live Webcast of an investor conference it is hosting in Knoxville, Tenn., on May 6.Members of the company's management team will be discussing business strategy, marketing and brand-building initiatives and other aspects of the company's diverse portfolio of media businesses.The Webcast will be available from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT via the company's Web site at www.scripps.com. The investor conference is being held at Scripps Networks headquarters in Knoxville. An audio archive of the investor conference will be available via the Scripps Web site within 24 hours after the presentation. Celebrating its 125th anniversary, The E.W. Scripps Company is a diverse media concern with interests in newspaper publishing, broadcast television, national television networks, interactive media and television-retailing. Scripps operates 21 daily newspapers, 10 broadcast TV stations, four cable and satellite television programming services and a home shopping network. All of the company’s media businesses provide content and advertising services via the Internet. Scripps Networks brands include Home & Garden Television, Food Network, DIY -- Do It Yourself Network and Fine Living. Home & Garden and Food Network each can be seen in about 80 million U.S. television households. Scripps Networks is home to three of the Internet’s most popular Web sites – foodtv.com, hgtv.com and diynet.com. Scripps Networks programming can be seen in 25 countries. The company’s home shopping subsidiary, Shop At Home Network, markets a growing range of consumer goods directly to television viewers and visitors to the Shop At Home Web site, shopathometv.com. Shop At Home reaches about 47 million full-time equivalent U.S. households. Scripps also operates Scripps Howard News Service and United Media, which is the worldwide licensing and syndication home of PEANUTS and DILBERT.

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