Press Releases

Beverly Barnum named director of research for Scripps newspapers

Thu, December 17, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio – Beverly A. Barnum has been named corporate director of research for The E.W. Scripps Company’s newspaper division.Barnum for 11...

Scripps November revenues increase 9 percent

Wed, December 09, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 9 percent in November to $140 million, compared to $128 million in...

Cinetel Productions changes name to Scripps Productions; Zarchin named president, general manager

Wed, November 18, 1998

KNOXVILLE, Tenn -- Cinetel Productions today changed its name to Scripps Productions and promoted Jim Zarchin to president and general manager of...

Food Network President and CEO Erica Gruen leaving network

Thu, November 12, 1998

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- The Scripps Networks and Erica M. Gruen, president and CEO of Food Network, announced today that Gruen is leaving the network by...

Eric Ober named president of Food Network

Thu, November 12, 1998

The Scripps Networks today restructured its senior management team to takefurther advantage of operating efficiencies and to bring an even...

Scripps share repurchase authorization increased; quarterly dividend declared

Tue, November 10, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Board of Directors of The E.W. Scripps Company today increased the company’s authorization to repurchase its Class A Common...

Scripps October revenues increase 13 percent

Tue, November 10, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 13 percent in October to $135 million, compared to $119 million in...

Scripps agrees to sell Dallas Community Newspapers to Lionheart

Tue, November 10, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The E.W. Scripps Company has agreed to sell its Dallas Community Newspaper Group to Lionheart Holdings LLC, subject to the...

Scripps Web site to track John Glenn's historic space flight

Thu, November 05, 1998

STUART, Fla. -- --- During the John Glenn space launch this week, four Web monkeys will boldly go where no Web site has gone before.Beginning on...

Scripps operating cash flow up 22 percent

Thu, November 05, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The E. W. Scripps Company’s operating cash flow moved up 22 percent to $82.8 million in the third quarter of 1998. Excluding...

Foundation awards $20,000 to Roy Howard competition finalists

Tue, October 06, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Scripps Howard Foundation has awarded scholarships totaling $20,000 to 10 undergraduate college journalism students who were...

Foundation launches "Semester in Washington" study program

Tue, October 06, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio – Scripps Howard Foundation will launch a special studies program in January that will give college-level journalism students...

The Evansville Courier to be renamed Evansville Courier & Press

Thu, September 10, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company today announced that its newspaper in Evansville, Ind., The Evansville Courier, has acquired certain...

Scripps August revenues increase 5.5 percent

Thu, September 10, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company's consolidated revenues increased 5.5 percent in August to $118 million, compared to $112 million in...

Scripps dividend increased to 14 cents

Wed, August 19, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The Board of Directors of The E.W. Scripps Company today increased its quarterly dividend to 14 cents ($0.14) per share, an 8...

Scripps Howard Foundation awards $319,000 in scholarships, internships

Wed, August 19, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Scripps Howard Foundation today announced it has awarded $319,000 in undergraduate scholarships and internships to 110 print...

Aquilar rejoins Scripps as director of management development

Wed, August 12, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio – Julia Shell Aguilar, president and publisher of the San Luis Obispo County (Calif.) Telegram-Tribune, has been named director of...

Scripps July revenues increase 7.1 percent

Wed, August 12, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 7.1 percent in July to $108 million, compared to $101 million in...

Scripps operating cash flow up 15 percent

Mon, July 13, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The E. W. Scripps Company’s operating cash flow moved up 15 percent to $101 million in the second quarter of 1998. Excluding...

Jordan succeeds Brooks at WPTV; Brooks named to new post

Tue, June 16, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Bob Jordan, station manager at WFTS-TV in Tampa, Fla., has been named vice president and general manager of WPTV-TV in West Palm...

Scripps and Howard trusts commence public offering of 5.5 million shares

Fri, June 12, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company announced today that The Edward W. Scripps Trust, controlling shareholder of the company, and the Jack...

May revenues increase 11 percent

Mon, June 08, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 11 percent in May to $130 million, compared to $117 million in May...

Scripps and Howard trusts' public offering registered with SEC

Tue, May 26, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The E. W. Scripps Company today filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission covering a proposed...

Vawter, McAuliffe promoted at The Evansville Courier

Fri, May 15, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Vince Vawter, editor and president of The Evansville (Ind.) Courier, has been promoted to president and publisher of the...

Scripps and Howard trusts to make public offering

Thu, May 14, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The E. W. Scripps Company expects to file a registration statement next week with the Securities and Exchange Commission...

Edward W. Scripps Jr. elected to Scripps board

Thu, May 14, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Edward W. Scripps Jr. has been elected to the board of directors of The E.W. Scripps Company, which held its annual shareholders...

April revenues increase 10.4 percent

Tue, May 12, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 10.4 percent in April to $123 million, compared to $111 million in...

Burdick, Tryhane, Temple promoted at Rocky Mountain News

Tue, April 28, 1998

Denver, Colo. - – Robert W. Burdick, editor and senior vice president of the Rocky Mountain News has been named president and general manager...

Conant named publisher, CEO of Boulder Daily Camera

Mon, April 13, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Colleen C. Conant, executive editor of the Boulder (Colo.) Daily Camera, today assumed publisher and chief executive officer...

Scripps first quarter operating cash flow up 12 percent

Thu, April 09, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The E. W. Scripps Company’s operating cash flow moved up 12 percent to $83.2 million in the first quarter of 1998. Excluding...

Former Scripps chief Jack R. Howard dead at 87

Tue, March 24, 1998

Jack R. Howard, a pioneer in the broadcast industry and heir to one of the great names in American newspapering, died Sunday, March 22, at 7:15...

February revenues increase 8.7 percent

Thu, March 12, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 8.7 percent in February to $106 million, compared to $97.9 million in...

January revenues increase 12.8 percent

Mon, February 23, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 12.8 percent in January to $110 million, compared to $97.3 million in...

Scripps Howard Foundation announces National Journalism Award winners

Fri, February 20, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The Scripps Howard Foundation today announced the winners of its National Journalism Awards.Six newspapers, two broadcast...

Phillips named publisher, Stallcop editor at Bremerton Sun

Tue, February 17, 1998

BREMERTON, Wash. – Mike Phillips, editor of The Sun since 1989, has been named the newspaper's publisher.He will replace Elizabeth Brenner, who is...

Scripps Howard Foundation hosts National Roundtable

Wed, February 04, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - A panel of distinguished media professionals will discuss the issue of privacy in modern society during a national roundtable at...

Court affirms interpretation of Scripps trust

Fri, January 30, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - An Ohio probate court today ruled that The Edward W. Scripps Trust need only hold a majority of The E.W. Scripps Company’s...

Scripps operating cash flow up 15 percent in fourth quarter

Thu, January 22, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s operating cash flow increased15 percent to $99.1 million in the fourth quarter and 19 percent to $328...

Scripps to launch digital network: Do-it-Yourself - (DYI)

Thu, January 22, 1998

CINCINNATI, OH - The E.W. Scripps Company today announced plans to launch the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) digital cable network, further expanding a...

Scripps Howard Foundation names National Journalism Award judges

Tue, January 06, 1998

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The Scripps Howard Foundation has announced the names of 29 distinguished media professionals who will be judging its 1997...