Press Releases

Aguilar named Knoxville News-Sentinel GM

Wed, December 13, 2000

CINCINNATI – Julia Shell Aguilar, director of management development for The E.W. Scripps Company and former publisher of the San Luis Obispo...

Scripps November revenues increase 7.7 percent

Mon, December 11, 2000

CINCINNATI - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 7.7 percent year-over-year in November to $156 million.Newspaper...

Scripps outlines long-term growth strategy, provides financial outlook for 2000, 2001

Fri, December 08, 2000

NEW YORK – The E.W. Scripps Company said today its top priority for long-term growth is expansion of Scripps Networks, which includes popular cable...

Stallworth named VP/general manager of WFTS in Tampa

Tue, November 21, 2000

CINCINNATI – Samuel S. Stallworth Jr., a broadcast television industry veteran with 27 years of advertising sales and TV station management...

Burdick named executive vice president/GM of Naples Daily News

Mon, November 13, 2000

CINCINNATI – Robert W. Burdick, president and general manager of the Denver Rocky Mountain News, has been named executive vice president and...

Scripps completes Henderson (Ky.) Gleaner acquisition

Wed, November 01, 2000

CINCINNATI - The E.W. Scripps Company has completed its acquisition of The Gleaner in Henderson, Ky., from Belo Corp.The Gleaner is a daily...

Doback named VP/engineering of broadcast television division

Mon, October 30, 2000

CINCINNATI – Michael Doback, director of engineering for WXYZ-TV, Channel 7, in Detroit, has been named vice president/engineering for The E.W....

Scripps to acquire Henderson, Ky., Gleaner

Thu, October 05, 2000

CINCINNATI - The E.W. Scripps Company has reached agreement to acquire The Gleaner in Henderson, Ky., from Belo Corp.The acquisition is subject to...

Scripps completes Marco Island Eagle acquisition

Wed, October 04, 2000

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company has completed its acquisition of the Marco Island (Fla.) Eagle from The New York Times Company.Terms of the...

Scripps August revenues increase 4 percent

Thu, September 28, 2000

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 4 percent in August to $136 million, compared to $130 million in...

Lansing named Scripps VP/station operations

Wed, September 20, 2000

CINCINNATI – John F. Lansing, vice president and general manager of WEWS-TV in Cleveland, has been named vice president/station operations for The...

Foundation names winners of 'Most Valuable Staffer' broadcast competition

Fri, September 01, 2000

CINCINNATI –The Scripps Howard Foundation has named the five winners of its first “Most Valuable Staffer” broadcast competition, which was open to...

Foundation sponsoring competition for Most Valuable Staffer

Mon, August 28, 2000

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

Major retiring from WFTS-TV in Tampa

Mon, August 28, 2000

CINCINNATI – Jim Major, who for 15 years has served as vice president and general manager of WFTS-TV, Channel 28, in Tampa, has announced his...

Lowe elected Scripps CEO

Thu, August 24, 2000

CINCINNATI – Kenneth W. Lowe today was elected president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company, effective Oct. 1. Lowe’s...

Fisher named editor in Corpus Christi

Mon, August 21, 2000

CINCINNATI – Deborah W. Fisher, managing editor of the Corpus Christi (Texas) Caller-Times, has been named vice president and editor of the...

Foundation names Top 10 scholarship winners

Thu, August 17, 2000

CINCINNATI – The Scripps Howard Foundation today awarded $100,000 in scholarships to 10 college journalism students from across the U.S. who were...

Scripps Howard Foundation grants $4 million for Journalism Center at Hampton University

Thu, August 17, 2000

PHOENIX – Scripps Howard Foundation, in partnership with Hampton University to increase diversity in America’s newsrooms, has committed $4 million...

Foundation Roundtable to discuss media ethics

Thu, August 17, 2000

CINCINNATI – A panel of leading U.S. journalists and media professionals will gather in Washington, D.C., this month to discuss the topic “Media...

Scripps to acquire Marco Island Eagle

Wed, August 09, 2000

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company has reached agreement to acquire the Marco Island (Fla.) Eagle from The New York Times Company.The...

Scripps July revenues increase 13 percent

Wed, August 09, 2000

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 13 percent in July to $133 million, compared to $117 million in July...

Sullivan named VP/newspaper operations

Wed, August 02, 2000

CINCINNATI – Stephen W. Sullivan, who has had oversight responsibility for The E.W. Scripps Company’s Texas and West Coast newspapers, has been...

Puckett to retire from Abilene Reporter-News; Mercier promoted to president and publisher

Fri, July 14, 2000

For immediate releaseJuly 14, 2000 (NYSE: SSP)CINCINNATI – Frank Puckett, president and publisher of the Abilene Reporter-News since 1981, will...

Denver Newspaper Agency, unions agree to collective bargaining pact

Mon, July 10, 2000

DENVER – The Denver Newspaper Agency and the Denver Council of Newspaper Unions Sunday agreed to seven-year contracts effective with the...

Denver Newpaper Agency CEO, COO named

Wed, June 28, 2000

DENVER – The E. W. Scripps Company and MediaNews Group Inc. have selected two newspaper management veterans to fill the top positions at the...

Scripps Networks to Launch Fourth Major Brand: Fine Living, Devoted to the Finer Things in Life

Mon, June 26, 2000

Television And Interactive Web-Based Service Will Focus On Pursuing A Luxury Lifestyle While Saving TimeKNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 26, 2000 – Scripps...

Scripps May revenues increase 8.2 percent

Fri, June 09, 2000

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 8.2 percent in May to $149 million, compared to $138 million in May...

Green to oversee human resources, labor relations for recently created Denver Newspaper Agency

Fri, June 02, 2000

DENVER – Carol H. Green is leaving her position as vice president of human resources and labor relations for The Denver Post to take on the same...

Scripps, MediaNews Group seek to create JOA in Denver

Thu, June 01, 2000

DENVER, May 11, 2000 ЎV The E.W. Scripps Company and MediaNews Group Inc. have agreed to form a jointly owned company to produce and market DenverЎ...

Clayton elected to Scripps board

Thu, June 01, 2000

CINCINNATI – Joseph P. Clayton, president of Global Crossing North America Inc., has been elected to the board of directors of The E. W. Scripps...

Transcript from Denver JOA press conference

Thu, May 11, 2000

REMARKS BY KEN LOWEPresident and chief operating officerThe E.W. Scripps CompanyGood afternoon and thank you for joining us on such relatively...

Scripps April revenues increase 17 percent

Tue, May 09, 2000

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 17 percent in April to $152 million, compared to $130 million in...

Four Scripps Web sites to join Real Cities network

Wed, April 19, 2000

SAN JOSE, Calif. – CINCINNATI, Oh. – KnightRidder.com and The E.W. Scripps Company, leaders in interactive information, plan to affiliate the local...

Coleman named publisher in Wichita Falls

Wed, April 19, 2000

CINCINNATI – Darrell Coleman, vice president and chief financial officer for the Corpus Christi (Texas) Caller-Times, has been named president and...

Scripps operating cash flow up 10 percent

Tue, April 11, 2000

CINCINNATI - The E.W. Scripps Company's operating cash flow increased 10 percent to $101 million in the first quarter. Earnings per share from core...

Scripps reports earnings per share of 57 cents

Tue, April 11, 2000

CINCINNATI - The E.W. Scripps CompanyЎs operating cash flow increased 3 percent to $117 million in the fourth quarter. Strong results in two of the...

Acquisition of Fort Pierce (Fla.) Tribune completed

Mon, April 03, 2000

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company has completed its acquisition of The Tribune in Fort Pierce, Fla.The Tribune, with circulation of 26,000...

Phillips named Scripps editorial development director

Fri, March 31, 2000

CINCINNATI – Mike Phillips, president and publisher of The Sun in Bremerton, Wash., since 1997, has been named director of editorial development...

Scripps launches interactive annual report

Thu, March 30, 2000

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company today became among the first public companies to launch its annual report on the Internet.The fully...

Foundation commits $2.3 million to Hampton University

Thu, March 30, 2000

CINCINNATI– The Scripps Howard Foundation, seeking to increase diversity in America’s newsrooms, has committed $2.3 million to be distributed over...

Scripps changes leadership in Memphis, Ventura

Thu, March 30, 2000

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company today announced leadership changes at its Memphis and Ventura County, Calif., newspapers.All of the...

Gardner to lead Scripps interactive media group

Mon, March 20, 2000

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company today launched an interactive media development group that will be led by Frank Gardner, one of the lead...

Pate named publisher of San Angelo Standard-Times

Wed, March 15, 2000

CINCINNATI – Jack D. Pate, director of sales and marketing for the Evansville (Ind.) Courier & Press, has been named president and publisher of...

Scripps February revenues increase 12 percent

Thu, March 09, 2000

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 12 percent in February to $132 million, compared to $118 million in...

Scripps completes acquisition of KMCI-TV

Fri, March 03, 2000

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company has completed the acquisition of independent television station KMCI, Channel 38, in Lawrence, Kan., from...

Flippin named editor of San Angelo Standard-Times

Wed, February 23, 2000

CINCINNATI – Perry Flippin, a 34-year newsroom veteran from West Texas, has been named editor of the San Angelo (Texas) Standard-Times, effective...

Foundation announces National Journalism Awards winners

Tue, February 22, 2000

CINCINNATI - The Scripps Howard Foundation today announced the winners of its National Journalism Awards.Four newspapers, a cable television...

Scripps, Freedom trade Florida newspapers

Tue, February 15, 2000

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company has reached an agreement to trade The Destin (Fla.) Log and its sister newspaper, The Walton Log, plus an...

Foundation sponsoring search for 'Most Valuable' college broadcaster

Fri, February 11, 2000

CINCINNATI – Scripps Howard Foundation, in partnership with College Media Advisers Inc., is sponsoring its first competition to identify the “Most...

Scripps January revenues increase 7.9 percent

Wed, February 09, 2000

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The E.W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues increased 7.9 percent in January to $130 million, compared to $120 million in...

Fondation names 'Most Valuable Staffer' competition winners

Mon, February 07, 2000

CINCINNATI –The Scripps Howard Foundation has named the five winners of its first annual “Most Valuable Staffer” competition, which was open to...

Scripps names Lowe president and COO

Thu, January 27, 2000

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company announced today that Kenneth W. Lowe has been elected by the board of directors as president, chief operating...

Food Network President Eric Ober joins Scripps new media efforts

Wed, January 19, 2000

NEW YORK -- Eric Ober, the Food Network's president and general manager, will be taking on new duties at The E.W. Scripps Company, which owns 64...

WMAR, Scripps announce management changes

Wed, January 19, 2000

CINCINNATI – Steven Gigliotti, vice president and general manager of WMAR-TV in Baltimore, has accepted a senior management position with The E.W....

Scripps Networks announces strategic reorganization

Wed, January 19, 2000

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Scripps Networks, one of the nation’s fastest-growing creators of unique brands for television and the Internet, has...

Scripps making free airtime available to candidates

Thu, January 13, 2000

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company is launching Democracy 2000, a public discourse initiative that will make free airtime available to select...