Press Releases

Hughes named president and publisher of the Anderson (S.C.) Independent-Mail

Fri, December 15, 2006

CINCINNATI - Frank “Butch” Hughes III, who joined the Anderson (S.C.) Independent-Mail earlier this year as general manager, will become president...

Suzanne D'Astoli Joins ABC15

Thu, December 14, 2006

(Phoenix)- Susan D’Astoli joins ABC15 News as Senior Executive Producer of Investigations & Special Projects. Susan joins the award winning...

Rebecca Thomas Joins ABC15 Daybreak

Fri, December 08, 2006

(Phoenix)- Rebecca Thomas joins ABC15 News as co-anchor of ABC15 Daybreak. This December, Rebecca will join Steve Irvin along with Kaley O’Kelley...

Local Stations Battle, WEWS Grows Key Newscast Viewership

Thu, December 07, 2006

Local Stations Battle, WEWS Grows Key Newscast Viewership The results are in!In the battle for television news viewers, local stations have never...

ABC15 November 2006 Success Stories

Tue, December 05, 2006

(Phoenix) ABC15 News at 6PM with Jonathan Elias and Katie Raml is one of the most watched 6PM newscasts in the November 2006 Nielsen household...

Scripps names financial reporting director

Fri, October 27, 2006

CINCINNATI – Chad M. Boydston, an experienced financial manager with a solid background in technical accounting and auditing, has been named...

Lyons named VP finance & administration for Scripps Interactive Media division

Thu, October 12, 2006

CINCINNATI – Douglas F. Lyons, who has guided The E. W. Scripps Company’s corporate financial reporting operations for more than a decade, has been...

WEWS ADDS EMMYS TO IMPRESSIVE AWARDS LIST

Mon, September 25, 2006

An historic program on WEWS, Academic Challenge, was recently awarded 2 EMMYs from The Cleveland Regional Chapter of the National Academy of...

Scripps sells Shop At Home TV stations

Mon, September 25, 2006

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company has reached an agreement to sell the five Shop At Home-affiliated broadcast television stations it owns to...

Symson to coordinate marketing for Scripps interactive media

Thu, September 21, 2006

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company, seeking to further expand the growing consumer awareness of Shopzilla and uSwitch, has appointed one of its...

Scripps Howard Foundation names winners of Top Ten journalism scholarship program

Fri, September 15, 2006

CINCINNATI – The Scripps Howard Foundation today awarded $100,000 in scholarships to 10 college journalism students from across the United States...

Five to take on Scripps VP roles

Thu, September 07, 2006

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company, acknowledging the contributions key executives are making to the firm’s financial, journalistic and...

Scripps promotes Hale to senior vice president

Thu, August 03, 2006

CINCINNATI – Mark Hale, who has been the vice president of technology operations for The E. W. Scripps Company since May 2005, has been promoted to...

Minser promoted to newly created HR role with Scripps newspapers

Mon, July 24, 2006

CINCINNATI – Mary Minser, a human resources veteran who has been with The E. W. Scripps Company for 18 years, has been promoted to the newly...

Jewelry Television to acquire Shop At Home network assets

Wed, June 21, 2006

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company and Jewelry Television today reached agreement on a transaction that will result in Jewelry Television...

Manzi named President, CEO of Prairie Mountain Publishing

Mon, June 19, 2006

BOULDER, Colo. – Albert J. Manzi has been named president and chief executive officer of Prairie Mountain Publishing, a newspaper management and...

Scripps reports May revenue, statistics

Tue, June 13, 2006

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company today reported May revenue and statistics for its Scripps Networks, newspaper and broadcast television...

Scripps ceasing Shop At Home operations

Tue, June 13, 2006

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company, citing ongoing operating losses and the absence of a suitable buyer for the business, announced today that...

Allison named VP, general manager of Scripps Kansas City TV duopoly

Thu, June 08, 2006

CINCINNATI – Craig Allison, a 29-year broadcast television sales and management veteran, has been named vice president and general manager of...

13-year-old New Jersey girl wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

Fri, June 02, 2006

WASHINGTON – Katharine “Kerry” Close, a 13-year-old speller from Spring Lake, N.J., won the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night....

2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee begins today in Washington, D.C.

Wed, May 31, 2006

WASHINGTON – The 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee begins today in Washington, D.C., featuring top spellers from across the U.S. and including...

Scripps to discuss interactive media strategy at Deutsche Bank Conference

Tue, May 30, 2006

CINCINNATI – Tim Peterman, senior vice president, interactive media for The E. W. Scripps Company, will provide an overview of the company’s newest...

2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee begins May 31 in Washington, D.C.

Fri, May 26, 2006

WASHINGTON – The 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee will begin Wednesday, May 31, in Washington, D.C., featuring top spellers from across the U.S....

Scripps to discuss interactive media strategy at two investor conferences

Fri, May 19, 2006

CINCINNATI – Tim Peterman, senior vice president, interactive media, for The E. W. Scripps Company, will provide an overview of the company’s...

Ray joins Scripps legal staff as associate general counsel

Fri, May 12, 2006

CINCINNATI – Mary E. Ray, an accomplished attorney with more than 10 years of experience including six in the telecommunications industry, is...

Scripps reports April revenue, statistics

Fri, May 12, 2006

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company today reported April revenue and statistics for its Scripps Networks, newspaper and broadcast television...

Cannon named president and publisher of Redding (Calif.) Record Searchlight

Wed, May 10, 2006

CINCINNATI – Shanna S. Cannon, an experienced newspaper publisher with a solid background in advertising sales and general management, is returning...

Whipple named president, CEO of Denver Newspaper Agency

Wed, May 03, 2006

DENVER – Harry M. Whipple, an accomplished executive with 18 years experience managing newspapers published under joint operating agreements, has...

Hughes named president, general manager of the Anderson (S.C.) Independent Mail

Tue, May 02, 2006

CINCINNATI - Frank “Butch” Hughes III, general manager of The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, has been named president and general manager of The...

Scripps names VP corporate development for new interactive media division

Thu, April 27, 2006

CINCINNATI – Sameer Deen, an executive with business development experience in cable entertainment and interactive media, has been named vice...

Final rounds of Scripps National Spelling Bee to be broadcast live on ABC during primetime

Wed, April 26, 2006

CINCINNATI – Live television coverage of the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee will be moving to primetime this year on the ABC Television...

Scripps Howard Foundation creates Donald L. Perris Scholarship Fund

Wed, April 19, 2006

CINCINNATI – The Scripps Howard Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The E. W. Scripps Company, has established a $1.25 million scholarship and...

Scripps Howard Foundation Names Winners Of National Collegiate Reporting Competition

Mon, April 17, 2006

CINCINNATI – The Scripps Howard Foundation today awarded a journalism study trip to Japan and South Korea to the nine winners of its annual Roy W....

Rocky Mountain News chief given added role as director of content for Scripps newspapers

Thu, April 13, 2006

CINCINNATI – John Temple, editor, president and publisher of the Rocky Mountain News in Denver, is taking on additional responsibilities within The...

Scripps appoints top senior managers to positions of increased responsibility

Mon, April 10, 2006

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company, prompted by its overall growth and recent expansion into interactive media businesses, has appointed two of...

Scripps newspaper division names director of advertising

Thu, April 06, 2006

CINCINNATI – Deborah Smiddy, an experienced newspaper executive with an extensive background in advertising sales and business development, has...

Scripps Howard Foundation gives $15 million to Ohio University's College of Communication

Tue, April 04, 2006

CINCINNATI – Building on a philanthropic partnership that began 40 years ago, the Scripps Howard Foundation today announced a $15 million gift to...

Vrabac returns to Scripps to lead Tulsa's KJRH-TV

Tue, April 04, 2006

CINCINNATI – Michael Vrabac, a veteran executive with more than three decades of television experience, has been named vice president and general...

Scripps to report first quarter results; webcast of conference call available

Mon, April 03, 2006

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company will report first quarter 2006 operating results before trading on the New York Stock Exchange begins...

Contreras steps up to top newspaper role at Scripps

Thu, March 30, 2006

CINCINNATI – Mark G. Contreras, who helped The E. W. Scripps Company emerge as one of the industry’s top-performing newspaper publishers in 2005,...

Scripps acquires uSwitch

Thu, March 16, 2006

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company, in a move that further capitalizes on the increasing use and profitability of specialized Internet search,...

Scripps reports February revenue, statistics

Tue, March 14, 2006

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

Scripps Howard Foundation announces National Journalism Awards Winners

Fri, March 10, 2006

CINCINNATI – The Scripps Howard Foundation today announced the winners of its annual National Journalism Awards, honoring the best in print, Web...

Schuermann elected assistant treasurer at Scripps

Mon, February 27, 2006

CINCINNATI – The board of directors of The E. W. Scripps Company has elected Mark F. Schuermann to the officer-level position of assistant...

Scripps reports January revenue, statistics

Mon, February 13, 2006

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

Seasoned television executive tapped to lead Scripps station in Cleveland

Fri, February 10, 2006

CINCINNATI – John A. Butte, a seasoned television executive whose credentials include founding The Ohio News Network cable television channel, has...

Scripps Howard Foundation Offers Collegiate Reporting Prize Trip to Japan and South Korea

Wed, February 08, 2006

CINCINNATI – The nine winners of the Scripps Howard Foundation’s Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Competition will receive a 12-day...

Scripps, MediaNews Group establish new partnership in Eastern Colorado

Thu, February 02, 2006

CINCINNATI – The E. W. Scripps Company and MediaNews Group Inc. have formed a partnership that will operate both companies’ newspapers in Eastern...

Scripps fills two key newspaper positions with industry veterans

Tue, January 31, 2006

CINCINNATI – Two professionals with accomplished careers in the newspaper industry have filled key corporate positions for The E. W. Scripps...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at Citigroup Conference in Phoenix

Thu, January 05, 2006

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