Press Releases

Scripps TV stations make 2,192 minutes of airtime available to political candidates

Tue, December 17, 2002

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company’s broadcast television station group made 2,192 minutes of free airtime available to 241 candidates for...

Scripps sells $100 million of 7-year notes

Fri, December 13, 2002

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company today completed the public offering of $100 million of 4.25% Notes due 2009. The company intends to use the...

Scripps November revenues up 18 percent

Fri, December 13, 2002

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues for November were $170 million, up 18 percent on a pro forma basis from the same...

Scripps provides 2003 financial outlook at CSFB, UBS Warburg conferences

Mon, December 09, 2002

NEW YORK – Senior managers of The E. W. Scripps Company will provide a general financial outlook for 2003 during the Credit Suisse First Boston...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at CSFB and UBS Warburg media conferences

Tue, December 03, 2002

CINCINNATI – Kenneth W. Lowe, president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company; Richard A. Boehne, executive vice president; and Joseph G. NeCastro,...

Publishing executive elected to Scripps board

Fri, November 22, 2002

CINCINNATI – David A. Galloway, retired president and chief executive officer of Toronto-based Torstar Corp., has been elected to the board of...

Scripps October revenues up 24 percent, Company updates fourth quarter income, revenue guidance

Tue, November 12, 2002

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues for October were $148 million, up 24 percent from the same period a year...

Scripps completes Shop At Home acquisition

Thu, October 31, 2002

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company and Summit America Television Inc. (formerly Shop At Home Inc.) today completed a transaction that results...

SCRIPPS NETWORKS, TIME WARNER CABLE TAKE ON-DEMAND PROGRAMMING INTO MORE THAN 30 MARKETS ACROSS U.S.

Mon, October 14, 2002

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (October 14, 2002) – After a successful video-on-demand trial in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, Scripps Networks and Time...

Scripps operating cash flow up 27 percent

Thu, October 10, 2002

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company’s third-quarter cash flow from core operations increased 27 percent year-over-year to $109 million,...

Scripps names nationally respected editor, innovator to lead news operations in Memphis

Wed, October 09, 2002

CINCINNATI – Chris Peck, who for 14 years provided award-wining and innovative editorial leadership at The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Wash., has...

Scripps names broadcast TV innovator to lead company’s station in Phoenix

Wed, October 09, 2002

CINCINNATI – John M. Culliton, a recognized leader and innovator in the broadcast television industry, has been named vice president and general...

Scripps to report third quarter results; Web cast of conference call available

Tue, October 01, 2002

CINCINNATI – Senior managers of The E.W. Scripps Company will discuss third quarter 2002 operating results during a conference call Thursday,...

Fine Living Added to the DIRECTV TOTAL CHOICE programing package

Tue, September 24, 2002

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – (September 24, 2002) – Just six months after launching, Fine Living – the newest of Scripps Networks’ lifestyle-oriented...

WCPO, City of Cincinnati reach accord

Mon, September 16, 2002

CINCINNATI – WCPO-TV, Channel 9 and the City of Cincinnati have reached an agreement that helps clear the way for the city to expand the Albert B....

Scripps August revenues up 11 percent

Thu, September 12, 2002

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues for August were $126 million, up 11 percent from the same period a year ago.Revenues...

Scripps Howard Foundation, Hampton University open new school of journalism and communications

Mon, September 09, 2002

HAMPTON, Va. – The Scripps Howard Foundation and Hampton University, in partnership to increase workplace diversity in the nation’s media, are...

Scripps to acquire controlling interest in Shop At Home TV retailing network

Wed, August 14, 2002

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company would acquire a controlling interest in the Shop At Home television retailing network for $49.5 million...

Scripps files certification with SEC

Mon, August 12, 2002

CINCINNATI – Kenneth W. Lowe, president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company and Joseph G. NeCastro, senior vice president and...

Scripps July revenues up 7 percent

Mon, August 12, 2002

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues for July were $117 million, up 6.7 percent from the same period a year ago. Revenues...

Wolfzorn named Scripps vice president

Fri, August 09, 2002

CINCINNATI – E. John Wolfzorn, treasurer for The E. W. Scripps Company, will be taking on an expanded financial management role as a vice president...

Neil named director of online marketing for Scripps newspapers

Fri, August 09, 2002

CINCINNATI – Vikki C. Neil has been named director of online marketing for Scripps newspapers, effective Aug. 30. “Vikki’s extensive experience at...

Scripps Howard Foundation names winners of

Wed, August 07, 2002

CINCINNATI-- The Scripps Howard Foundation has named the five winners of its "Most Valuable Staffer" broadcast competition, which was open to...

Scripps Howard Supply names assistant GM

Tue, July 23, 2002

CINCINNATI – Hamed Seyedi, a 17-year newspaper industry veteran with sales, marketing and production experience, has been named assistant general...

Scripps newspapers name marketing exec

Wed, July 17, 2002

CINCINNATI – Linda Sease, former vice president of marketing and new media for the Rocky Mountain News in Denver, has been named marketing director...

Scripps to report second quarter results; Web cast of conference call available

Mon, July 01, 2002

CINCINNATI – Senior managers of The E.W. Scripps Company will discuss second quarter 2002 operating results during a conference call Thursday, July...

Scripps sells $200 million of 10-year notes

Thu, June 27, 2002

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company today completed the public offering of $200 million of 5.75% Notes due 2012. The company intends to use the...

Burdick named president and publisher of Scripps-owned Naples (Fla.) Daily News

Mon, June 24, 2002

CINCINNATI – Robert W. Burdick, executive vice president and general manager of the Naples (Fla.) Daily News, has been named president and...

Scripps senior managers to provide update at Mid Year Media Review

Fri, June 21, 2002

CINCINNATI – Members of The E. W. Scripps Company’s senior management team will provide a business update June 19 during the annual Mid Year Media...

Scripps May revenues up 9 percent

Wed, June 12, 2002

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues for May were $137 million, up 8.9 percent from the same period a year ago.Revenues...

13-year-old speller from Colorado Springs wins Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee

Thu, May 30, 2002

WASHINGTON - Pratyush Buddiga, a 13-year-old speller from Colorado Springs, Colo., won the 75th Annual Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee...

Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee competition begins in nation’s capital

Tue, May 28, 2002

WASHINGTON – The 75th Annual Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee begins Wednesday in Washington D.C, featuring top spellers from across the U.S....

Commercial Appeal editor caps 43-year career

Fri, May 24, 2002

Angus McEachran, editor and president of The Commercial Appeal, will retire at the end of the year, closing a 43-year career in which he headed...

Lansing named Scripps senior VP

Fri, May 24, 2002

CINCINNATI – John F. Lansing, the top broadcast television station executive for The E. W. Scripps Company, has been promoted from vice president...

Masters elected to Scripps board

Mon, May 20, 2002

CINCINNATI – Lee Masters, chairman of the Mohn Family Trust, has been elected to the board of directors of The E.W. Scripps Company.Masters fills a...

Hickok named Scripps VP/controller

Tue, April 30, 2002

CINCINNATI – Lori A. Hickok, chief corporate development analyst for The E. W. Scripps Company, has been named vice president and controller for...

Scripps operating cash flow up 12 percent

Tue, April 16, 2002

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company’s first quarter operating cash flow from core operations increased 12 percent to $96.3 million compared to...

Scripps names NeCastro CFO

Mon, April 15, 2002

CINCINNATI – Joseph G. NeCastro, who has been a financial manager in the media and communications industry for 20 years, has been named senior vice...

Scripps to report first quarter results; Web cast of conference call available

Wed, April 03, 2002

CINCINNATI – Senior managers of The E.W. Scripps Company will discuss first quarter 2002 operating results during a conference call Wednesday,...

Scripps names KSHB/KMCI station manager

Mon, April 01, 2002

CINCINNATI – Craig Allison, a 25-year broadcast television sales and management veteran, has been named station manager of television stations...

Castellini retiring as Scripps CFO

Mon, April 01, 2002

CINCINNATI – Daniel J. Castellini, senior vice president and chief financial officer of The E. W. Scripps Company, has retired after 31 years with...

Scripps creates newsprint buying service

Thu, March 28, 2002

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company has created a subsidiary company to provide newsprint management and buying services for its own newspapers...

Scripps February revenues up 1 percent

Tue, March 12, 2002

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues for February increased 1 percent to $114 million from the same period a year...

Scripps names corporate development VP

Wed, February 27, 2002

CINCINNATI – Tim Peterman, a media industry financial strategist and, most recently, chief financial officer for the cable television division at...

Scripps making free airtime available to candidates in upcoming campaigns

Tue, February 26, 2002

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company is launching Democracy 2002, a public discourse initiative that will make free airtime available to political...

Scripps to discuss strategic initiatives at Bear Stearns Conference

Mon, February 25, 2002

CINCINNATI – Kenneth W. Lowe, president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company and Richard A. Boehne, executive vice president, will discuss the...

Timmons named managing editor of Scripps Howard News Service

Fri, February 22, 2002

CINCINNATI - Karen Timmons, assistant managing editor/news, has been promoted to managing editor of Scripps Howard News Service in Washington D.C.,...

Scripps to discuss strategic initiatives at Robertson Stephens Tech Conference

Wed, February 20, 2002

CINCINNATI – Kenneth W. Lowe, president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company and Richard A. Boehne, executive vice president, will discuss the...

Scripps Networks, Charter Communications Sign Multi-Year Agreement for DIY

Thu, February 07, 2002

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 1, 2002 – Scripps Networks and Charter Communications (Nasdaq: CHTR) have reached an affiliation...

Scripps Howard Foundation names winners

Fri, February 01, 2002

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

Tomasik named executive editor of Treasure Coast Publishing

Tue, January 29, 2002

CINCINNATI – Mark Tomasik, managing editor of Scripps Howard News Service in Washington D.C., has been named executive editor of Scripps Treasure...