Press Releases

Scripps to discuss business strategy at Smith Barney Citigroup conference

Tue, December 30, 2003

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

Scripps buys Shop At Home minority interest, five TV stations in deal with Summit America

Fri, December 19, 2003

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Summit America Television Inc. (NASDAQ: SATH), which includes...

Scripps provides 2004 financial outlook at CSFB, UBS media week conferences

Wed, December 10, 2003

NEW YORK – Senior managers of The E. W. Scripps Company will provide a general financial outlook for 2004 today during the Credit Suisse First...

Scripps establishes academy for Hispanic journalists at the Rocky Mountain News

Wed, December 03, 2003

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company today announced the establishment of the Scripps Academy for Hispanic Journalists, a training and education...

Broadcast veteran Sam Stallworth dies after battle with lung cancer

Tue, December 02, 2003

CINCINNATI – Samuel S. Stallworth Jr., vice president and general manager of WFTS-TV in Tampa, died peacefully Monday, Dec. 1, at Tampa General...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at CSFB and UBS media conferences

Mon, December 01, 2003

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

Direct commerce innovator named to guide merchandising at Shop At Home

Thu, November 20, 2003

CINCINNATI – Michael S. Lubka, an innovative retail executive with extensive experience in upscale mail order, e-commerce and direct commerce...

Scripps observes 125th anniversary by ringing opening bell at NYSE

Wed, October 22, 2003

NEW YORK – Kenneth W. Lowe, president and chief executive officer of The E. W. Scripps Company, celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse and pop culture icon,...

Scripps names publisher for Daily Camera

Fri, October 03, 2003

CINCINNATI – Gregory M. Anderson, advertising director for The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, has been named publisher of the Daily Camera in...

Scripps reports August revenues

Fri, September 12, 2003

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company's consolidated revenues for August increased 8.8 percent year-over-year to $149 million. The company is...

Sagansky elected to Scripps board

Wed, September 03, 2003

CINCINNATI – Jeff Sagansky, former vice chairman of Paxson Communications and a 26-year veteran television, entertainment and motion picture...

Scripps names Susan Deans editor of Boulder (Colo.) Daily Camera

Tue, September 02, 2003

CINCINNATI – Susan Deans, a veteran editor who spent the first 10 years of her newspaper career at the Daily Camera in Boulder, Colo., is returning...

Conant to retire as publisher, editor of Boulder (Colo.) Daily Camera

Thu, August 28, 2003

CINCINNATI - Colleen C. Conant, publisher and editor of the Daily Camera in Boulder, Colo., has elected to retire after a distinguished 33-year...

Scripps reports July revenues

Wed, August 13, 2003

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company’s consolidated revenues for July increased 9.9 percent year-over-year to $140 million. The company is...

Veteran Albuquerque newspaper journalist named editor of San Angelo Standard-Times

Mon, August 04, 2003

CINCINNATI – Timothy E. Archuleta, a veteran newspaper journalist with a wide range of reporting and newsroom management experience, has been named...

Scripps provides financial outlook at Mid-Year Media Review conference

Fri, June 27, 2003

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company today will provide financial projections for the second half of 2003 during its presentation at the annual...

Libby Averyt named editor of Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Fri, June 27, 2003

CINCINNATI – Libby Averyt, an award-winning newspaper journalist and a 17-year veteran of the Caller-Times in Corpus Christi, Texas, has been named...

Scripps Mid-Year Media Review presentation to be Webcast

Mon, June 16, 2003

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company will provide a live Webcast of its presentation at the Mid-Year Media Review in New York City on June 24....

Scripps reports May revenues

Wed, June 11, 2003

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company's consolidated revenues for May increased 9.4 percent year-over-year to $163 million. The company is...

Scripps Howard Foundation Names director for Semester in Washington program

Mon, June 09, 2003

CINCINNATI – Scripps Howard Foundation has named scholar, educator and professional journalist Jody Beck to head its "Semester in Washington"...

13-year-old speller from Dallas, Texas, wins 76th Annual Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee

Thu, May 29, 2003

WASHINGTON – Sai R. Gunturi, a 13-year-old speller from Dallas, Texas, won the 76th Annual Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee today. Sai was...

Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee begins in Washington D.C.

Tue, May 27, 2003

WASHINGTON – The 76th Annual Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee begins today in Washington D.C, featuring top spellers from across the U.S. and...

Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee competition to be held in nation's capital

Tue, May 20, 2003

WASHINGTON – The 76th Annual Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee will begin Wednesday, May 28, in Washington D.C, featuring top spellers from...

Scripps to Web cast Banc of America investor conference presentation

Fri, May 16, 2003

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company will provide a live Webcast of its presentation at the Banc of America Media, Telecommunications and...

FOOD NETWORK AND EMERIL LAGASSE SIGN FIVE YEAR, MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR DEAL

Wed, May 07, 2003

For Immediate Release – Food Network and Chef Emeril Lagasse have signed a five-year, multi-million dollar deal for 90 new episodes per year of the...

Scripps to Webcast investor conference

Wed, April 30, 2003

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company will provide a live Webcast of an investor conference it is hosting in Knoxville, Tenn., on May 6.Members of...

Price set for Scripps Trust public offering

Thu, April 24, 2003

CINCINNATI, Ohio - The Edward W. Scripps Trust's public offering of 7 million shares of The E. W. Scripps Company's Class A Common shares has been...

The Edward W. Scripps Trust plans to commence public offering of shares

Mon, April 21, 2003

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

Scripps net income up 32 percent

Thu, April 10, 2003

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company's first quarter net income increased 32 percent to $52.7 million compared to $39.9 million in the same...

Brewer named editor in Redding, Calif.

Wed, April 02, 2003

CINCINNATI – Kelly Brewer, whose newsroom leadership has helped The Albuquerque Tribune earn national recognition for journalistic excellence, has...

The Edward W. Scripps Trust public offering registered with SEC

Tue, March 25, 2003

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

Scripps stations, news service establish TV bureau to cover conflict with Iraq

Mon, March 17, 2003

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company's broadcast television group and the Scripps Howard News Service have established a news bureau to provide...

Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee names pronouncing team for 76th annual competition

Mon, March 17, 2003

CINCINNATI - Dr. Jacques Bailly, a scholar of ancient Greek and Latin, and Dr. Brian Mark Sietsema, who holds a doctorate degree in linguistics,...

Scripps editor in Redding, Calif., to retire

Tue, March 11, 2003

CINCINNATI - Tom King, editor of the Record Searchlight in Redding, Calif., since 1996, has decided to take early retirement, ending a long and...

Services set for Dr. Alex J. Cameron

Wed, February 26, 2003

CINCINNATI - Services have been set for Dr. Alex J. Cameron, who for 23 years served as pronouncer for the annual Scripps Howard National Spelling...

Scripps to Webcast Bear Stearns investor presentation

Wed, February 26, 2003

CINCINNATI – Scripps will provide a live Webcast of its presentation at the Bear Stearns Annual Media, Entertainment and Information Conference on...

Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee Pronouncer, Dr. Alex J. Cameron, dies at home in Kettering, Ohio

Tue, February 25, 2003

CINCINNATI - Dr. Alex J. Cameron, who for millions of Americans was the voice and face of the Scripps Howard National Spelling Bee, was found dead...

Scripps sells $50 million of 5-year notes

Thu, January 30, 2003

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company today completed the public offering of $50 million of 3.75% Notes due 2008. The company intends to use the...

Cogswell named publisher in Abilene

Wed, January 29, 2003

CINCINNATI – George H. Cogswell III, director of circulation and marketing services for the Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers in Florida, has been...

Scripps operating cash flow up 42 percent

Thu, January 23, 2003

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company’s fourth quarter operating cash flow (EBITDA) from core operations increased 42 percent to $150 million...

Wilcox named publisher of Commercial Appeal

Thu, January 16, 2003

CINCINNATI -- John P. Wilcox, chief executive officer of The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, has been named publisher of the newspaper, effective...

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

Tue, January 14, 2003

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

Scripps names community relations director

Mon, January 13, 2003

CINCINNATI – Crystal B. Price, who has distinguished herself as a respected banking officer and community volunteer, has been named director of...