Scripps to report first quarter results; webcast of conference call available

Mon, April 03, 2006 by Tim Stautberg

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company will report first quarter 2006 operating results before trading on the New York Stock Exchange begins Tuesday, April 25. A telephone conference call with members of the company’s senior management team will follow at 10 a.m. EDT.   Scripps will offer a live webcast of the conference call. To access the webcast, visit www.scripps.com and follow the “shareholders” link at the top of the page. The webcast link can be found under the “upcoming events” heading on the “shareholders” landing page.   To access the conference call by telephone, dial 1-800-762-4717 (U.S.) or 1-480-629-9025 (International) approximately 10 minutes before the start of the call. Callers will need the name of the call (first quarter earnings report) to be granted access. Callers also will be asked to provide their name and company affiliation. The media and general public are provided access to the conference call on a listen-only basis.   A replay line will be open from 1:30 p.m. EDT April 25 until 11:59 p.m. EDT May 2. The domestic number to access the replay is 1-800-475-6701 and the international number is 1-320-365-3844. The access code for both numbers is 825054.   A replay of the conference call will be archived and available online for an extended period of time following the call. To access the audio replay, visit www.scripps.com approximately four hours after the call, choose “shareholders,” then follow the “audio archives” link on the left side of the page.     About Scripps   The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is a diverse and growing media enterprise with interests in national cable networks, newspaper publishing, broadcast television stations, electronic commerce, interactive media, and licensing and syndication.   The company’s portfolio of media properties includes: Scripps Networks, with such brands as HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, Fine Living, Great American Country and HGTVPro; daily and community newspapers in 18 markets and the Washington-based Scripps Media Center, home to the Scripps Howard News Service; 10 broadcast TV stations, including six ABC-affiliated stations, three NBC affiliates and one independent; leading online search and comparison shopping services, Shopzilla and uSwitch; United Media, a leading worldwide licensing and syndication company that is the home of PEANUTS, DILBERT and approximately 150 other features and comics; and Shop At Home, which markets a growing range of consumer goods directly to television viewers in roughly 57 million U.S. households and online through shopathometv.com.

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