Press Releases

Scripps reports November revenue, statistics

Mon, December 12, 2005

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company today reported November revenue and statistics for its Scripps Networks, Shop At Home, newspaper and...

Scripps provides financial outlook at media conferences in New York

Mon, December 05, 2005

NEW YORK – The E. W. Scripps Company today provided a general financial outlook for 2006 and updated the company’s earnings forecast for the fourth...

Peterman named SVP of interactive media

Wed, November 23, 2005

CINCINNATI – Tim Peterman, the driving force behind The E. W. Scripps Company’s acquisitions of online comparison shopping service, Shopzilla, and...

Scripps reports October revenue, statistics

Fri, November 11, 2005

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company today reported October revenue and statistics for its Scripps Networks, Shop At Home, newspaper and...

Scripps TV stations join NAHJ's Parity Project to diversify newsrooms, improve news coverage

Fri, November 04, 2005

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company’s broadcast television station group is becoming a partner in the Parity Project, a program established by...

Joseph Pepe named president, publisher of The Commercial Appeal in Memphis

Thu, November 03, 2005

CINCINNATI – Joseph Pepe, an experienced newspaper executive with an extensive background in strategic business planning, marketing and advertising...

Top interactive commerce executive Jim Held takes reins at Shop At Home

Tue, November 01, 2005

CINCINNATI – James G. Held, the interactive commerce executive who helped guide HSN and QVC to market prominence, has been named president and...

Scripps Networks appoints Girard to head HGTV

Mon, October 24, 2005

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (For Release, October 24, 2005) – Judy Girard, an experienced television executive who led Food Network to prominence and most...

Scripps Networks sharpens focus on digital networks

Wed, October 19, 2005

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (For Release October 18, 2005) – To maximize the growth potential of its two digital networks, DIY and Fine Living, Scripps...

Director of news strategy, operations named by Scripps TV station group

Mon, October 03, 2005

CINCINNATI – Adam Symson, who for two years has guided investigative journalism and special projects for The E. W. Scripps Company’s broadcast...

Birmingham newspapers to end JOA

Thu, September 22, 2005

CINCINNATI – The Birmingham Post-Herald will publish its final edition on Friday, Sept. 23, The E. W. Scripps Company, owner of the newspaper,...

Scripps President and CEO to speak at Goldman Sachs conference

Fri, September 16, 2005

CINCINNATI – Kenneth W. Lowe, president and CEO of The E. W. Scripps Company, will discuss the company’s business strategy on Thursday, Sept. 22,...

Scripps reports August revenue, statistics

Mon, September 12, 2005

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company today reported August revenue and statistics for its Scripps Networks, Shop At Home, newspaper and broadcast...

Scripps President and CEO to speak at Merrill Lynch Conference

Mon, September 12, 2005

CINCINNATI – Kenneth W. Lowe, president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company, will participate in the Merrill Lynch Media and Entertainment...

Phelps promoted to president of Shopzilla, Davis elevated to new role as chairman

Fri, August 26, 2005

CINCINNATI – John Phelps, currently chief operating officer of Shopzilla, has been named president of the online comparison shopping service, which...

Long-time Scripps TV exec to lead KNXV in Phoenix

Thu, August 25, 2005

CINCINNATI – Janice Todd, whose broadcast career with The E. W. Scripps Company began 20 years ago as an advertising sales executive in Tulsa,...

Kausler to lead news operations at Anderson Independent-Mail

Mon, August 15, 2005

CINCINNATI – Donald H. Kausler Jr., a veteran newspaper journalist with 26 years experience, has been named editor of the Anderson (S.C.)...

Scripps reports July revenue, statistics

Thu, August 11, 2005

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company today reported July revenue and statistics for its Scripps Networks, Shop At Home, newspaper and broadcast...

Scripps hires human resources SVP

Mon, August 08, 2005

CINCINNATI – Jennifer L. Weber, a human resources professional with expertise in aligning employee development and compensation programs with...

Scripps to report second quarter results; Webcast of conference call available

Tue, June 28, 2005

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company will report second quarter 2005 operating results before trading on the New York Stock Exchange begins...

Shopzilla acquisition completed

Mon, June 27, 2005

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company today completed its acquisition of Shopzilla, a leading online comparison shopping service. The company...

Emeril to add spice to Shop at Home sales force

Wed, June 15, 2005

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Shop at Home Network is kicking it up a notch, with an agreement that serves up Chef Emeril Lagasse as a regular on the network’...

Scripps reports May revenue

Mon, June 13, 2005

CINCINNATI -- The E. W. Scripps Company's consolidated revenue for May increased 11 percent year-over-year to $214 million. Revenue for the...

Scripps to acquire Shopzilla

Mon, June 06, 2005

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company, moving to capitalize on the rapid growth and rising profitability of specialized Internet search...

13-year-old from Poway, Calif. wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

Thu, June 02, 2005

WASHINGTON – Anurag Kashyap, a 13-year-old speller from Poway, Calif., won the 78th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee today. Anurag was named...

Scripps National Spelling Bee begins today in nation's capital

Wed, June 01, 2005

WASHINGTON – The 78th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee begins today in Washington D.C., featuring top spellers from across the U.S. and...

78th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee to be held June 1-2 in Washington D.C.

Thu, May 26, 2005

WASHINGTON – The 78th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee will begin Wednesday, June 1, in Washington D.C., featuring top spellers from across the...

Scripps taps networks division for technology vice president

Fri, May 20, 2005

CINCINNATI – Mark Hale, who helped launch Home & Garden Television (HGTV) and guided the design and construction of the Scripps Networks...

Public relations pro returns to Scripps to guide employee communications

Wed, May 18, 2005

CINCINNATI – Timothy A. King, a public relations, marketing and corporate communications professional with nearly 20 years experience, is returning...

Scripps board increases dividend

Thu, April 28, 2005

CINCINNATI – The Board of Directors of The E. W. Scripps Company today approved a 10 percent increase in its dividend to shareholders. The board...

Scripps Howard Foundation names Cottingham, Porter to VP posts

Tue, March 29, 2005

CINCINNATI – The Scripps Howard Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The E. W. Scripps Company, has named Patty Cottingham and Susan J. Porter to...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at Bear Stearns Media Conference

Mon, February 21, 2005

CINCINNATI – Richard A. Boehne, executive vice president of The E.W. Scripps Company and Joseph G. NeCastro, senior vice president and chief...

Scripps TV stations made 1,682 minutes of airtime available to political candidates

Mon, February 14, 2005

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company’s broadcast television station group made 1,682 minutes of free airtime available to 198 candidates for...

Scripps Networks launches new online network

Thu, January 13, 2005

Knoxville, TN (January 10, 2005) --- Scripps Networks continues to pioneer the delivery of shelter-related information with the launch January 12...

Thorkilsen joins Scripps Networks as Head of Business Development

Tue, January 11, 2005

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – (For Immediate Release, January 6, 2004) – Industry veteran Eric Thorkilsen, best known for developing successful multi-media...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at Smith Barney Conference

Wed, January 05, 2005

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