Scripps names publisher for Daily Camera
Fri, October 03, 2003 by Mark Kroeger
CINCINNATI – Gregory M. Anderson, advertising director for The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, has been named publisher of the Daily Camera in Boulder, Colo. His appointment is effective Nov. 1.Anderson, 44, has been advertising director in Memphis since 2000. He succeeds Colleen C. Conant who retired as editor and publisher of the Daily Camera in August. The Commercial Appeal and the Daily Camera are owned and operated by The E. W. Scripps Company.“Greg understands community journalism and how to partner with community advertisers,” said Alan M. Horton, senior vice president/newspapers for Scripps. “He has proven that he knows how to produce exactly what the Boulder area expects and deserves from the Daily Camera -- a superb community newspaper focused on serving readers and advertisers, and the community at large.” Anderson has worked for Scripps since 1991 when he joined the company’s Treasure Coast newspaper group in Florida as vice president and advertising director. He oversaw advertising sales for all of the Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers, which includes three dailies, The Stuart News, the Press Journal in Vero Beach and The Tribune in Fort Pierce. Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers also publishes weekly community newspapers, including the Jupiter Courier and Sebastian Sun, and several specialty publications.Before joining Scripps, Anderson was advertising director for The Tribune in Fort Pierce from 1988 to 1991, before The Tribune was acquired by Scripps. Scripps acquired The Tribune from Freedom Communications Inc. in 2000.In 1983, Anderson joined the Dallas/Fort Worth Suburban Newspapers, starting as an account executive for the Garland Daily News. He was general manager of the group’s Metrocrest News when he left Texas in 1988.Anderson is a 1982 graduate of the University of Florida at Gainesville where he earned a bachelor’s degree in advertising. He also has completed executive development programs sponsored by the University of Michigan, and the American Press Institute.Anderson served as first vice president for the Florida Newspaper Advertising Network in 2000 and as president of the Florida Newspaper Advertising and Marketing Executives in 1997 and 1998.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 Web sites include FoodNetwork.com, hgtv.com, DIYnetwork.com and fineliving.com. Scripps Networks programming can be seen in 33 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 44 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.