Press Releases

Scripps increases share in Food Network

Thu, December 16, 1999

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company has increased its controlling stake in the Food Network by acquiring the 5 percent share held by Pacesetter...

Scripps November revenues increase 5.3 percent

Fri, December 10, 1999

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 5.3 percent in November to$145 million. The company cautioned that advance...

Scripps plans to buy KMCI-TV in Lawrence, Kansas

Wed, December 08, 1999

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company announced today that it intends to acquire television station KMCI-Channel 38 in Lawrence, Kansas, subject to...

Scripps October revenues increase 8.7 percent

Mon, November 08, 1999

CINCINNATI - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 8.7 percent in October to $145 million, driven by strong performance in the...

Burke named editor of Abilene Reporter-News

Wed, October 27, 1999

CINCINNATI – Terri Burke, managing editor of The Albuquerque Tribune, has been named editor of the Abilene (Texas) Reporter-News effective Nov. 8....

Scripps operating cash flow up 9.3 percent

Mon, October 11, 1999

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The E. W. Scripps Company’s operating cash flow moved up 9.3 percent to $110 million in the second quarter of 1999.Earnings per...

Scripps creates second venture fund

Tue, September 28, 1999

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The E.W. Scripps Company today announced that it has committed $100 million for the creation of a second venture fund that, like...

August revenues increase 11.7 percent

Fri, September 10, 1999

CINCINNATI - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 11.7 percent in August to $131 million, compared to $117 million in August...

Foundation establishes fellowships for international studies

Thu, September 02, 1999

CINCINNATI – The Scripps Howard Foundation and the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism have established the Jack R. Howard Fellowships in...

Foundation sponsoring 'Most Valuable Staffer' competition

Thu, August 26, 1999

CINCINNATI – The Scripps Howard Foundation, in partnership with College Media Advisers Inc., is accepting nominations for the first national...

Scripps July revenues increase 8.4 percent

Tue, August 17, 1999

CINCINNATI - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 8.4 percent in July to $116 million, compared to $107 million in July...

Evans named national advertising manager for newspapers

Tue, August 17, 1999

CINCINNATI – Harlan B. Evans, a newspaper veteran with extensive experience in advertising sales and management, has been named national...

Foundation announces winners of Top Ten scholarships

Wed, June 30, 1999

CINCINNATI – The Scripps Howard Foundation today awarded $100,000 in the inaugural round of the foundation’s new “Top Ten” scholarship program for...

Scripps May revenues increase 5.9 percent

Wed, June 09, 1999

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 5.9 percent in May to $136 million, compared to $129 million in May...

Burleigh named chairman of Scripps board of directors

Thu, May 13, 1999

CINCINNATI – William R. Burleigh has been named chairman of The E.W. Scripps Company’s board of directors. He will continue as Scripps president...

Scripps April revenues increase 5.9 percent

Tue, May 11, 1999

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 5.9 percent in April to $128 million, compared to $121 million in...

Scripps Howard Foundation renews CU-Boulder fellowships

Tue, May 11, 1999

CINCINNATI - The Scripps Howard Foundation has awarded a three-year grant of $687,228 to the Center for Environmental Journalism at the University...

Buckey named finance director for Florida newspapers

Tue, April 20, 1999

CINCINNATI - David E. Buckey, controller for the newspaper division of The E.W. Scripps Company, has been named finance director for Scripps’...

Scripps Howard Foundation grant to fund science institute

Tue, April 20, 1999

CINCINNATI - The Scripps Howard Foundation has approved a $300,000 grant to fund a new science institute for journalists to be conducted by the...

Scripps operating cash flow increased 13 percent in fourth quarter

Mon, April 12, 1999

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s operating cash flow increased 13 percent to $113 million in the fourth quarter and 16 percent to $380...

Scripps first quarter operating cash flow increases 9.5 percent

Mon, April 12, 1999

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The E. W. Scripps Company’s operating cash flow moved up 9.5 percent to $91.7 million in the first quarter of 1999. Excluding...

Smiddy named president, publisher of Redding Record Searchlight

Thu, April 08, 1999

CINCINNATI – Deborah G. Smiddy, advertising director for The Knoxville News-Sentinel, has been named president and publisher of the Redding...

Stautberg named vice president/investor relations and communications

Mon, April 05, 1999

CINCINNATI – Timothy E. Stautberg, vice president and general manager of the Redding (Calif.) Record Searchlight, has been named vice...

Foundation announces National Journalism Award winners

Tue, March 09, 1999

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

Scripps February revenues increase 11 percent

Tue, March 09, 1999

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 11 percent in February to $117 million, compared to $105 million in...

Scripps names Boehne executive vice president

Fri, February 26, 1999

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company announced today that Richard A. Boehne has been elected executive vice president of the company.He will...

Freeman named general manager in Stuart, Port St. Lucie

Fri, February 26, 1999

STUART, Fla. – Rebecca K. Freeman, business manager of The Stuart News and The Port St. Lucie News since 1993, has been promoted to general...

Scripps, Texas newspaper groups create online classified alliance

Fri, February 19, 1999

HOUSTON – Four leading U.S. media companies with extensive operations in Texas have forged an alliance to create TEXAS4U.COM, an online classified...

Foundation names National Journalism Award judges

Fri, February 12, 1999

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The Scripps Howard Foundation has announced the names of 32 distinguished media professionals who will be judging its National...

Scripps January revenues increase 10 percent

Tue, February 09, 1999

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 10 percent in January to $119 million, compared to $108 million in...

Scripps Howard Foundation hosts roundtable on media credibility

Wed, February 03, 1999

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

Scripps joins consortium to acquire Internet classified network

Mon, January 25, 1999

NEW YORK, N.Y.-- AdOne Classified Network, the premier Internet classifieds business, today announced the company and its ClassifiedWarehouse.com...

J.B. Chase retires as vice president, general manager of WCPO

Fri, January 22, 1999

CINCINNATI, Ohio – J.B. Chase, vice president and general manager of television station WCPO in Cincinnati, today announced his retirement, capping...

Fee named vice president, general manager of WCPO

Fri, January 22, 1999

CINCINNATI, Ohio – William S. Fee has been named vice president and general manager of television station WCPO in Cincinnati, the ABC-affiliated...

Thomasson retires as vice president/news, news service editor; Copeland named editor; Ambrose, editorial director

Thu, January 14, 1999

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dan K. Thomasson is retiring Friday as vice president/news for Scripps Howard newspapers and editor of Scripps Howard News...

Scripps completes sale of Dallas Community Newspapers to Lionheart

Mon, January 04, 1999

CINCINNATI, Ohio – The E.W. Scripps Company today completed the previously announced sale of its Dallas Community Newspaper Group to Lionheart...