Press Releases

Leaders named for two companies to be created by Scripps separation

Thu, December 13, 2007

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company, which intends to separate into two publicly traded corporations by mid-year 2008, has begun appointing...

NewsChannel 5 is Number One at 6PM and Noon

Fri, December 07, 2007

In the battle for viewership during Nielsen Media Research’s November ratings period, WEWS’ NewsChannel 5 at 6 and NewsChannel 5 at Noon emerged...

Scripps provides financial outlook at media conference in New York

Wed, December 05, 2007

NEW YORK - Members of the senior management team of The E. W. Scripps Company today discussed the company's business strategy and provided a...

NBC ACTION NEWS #2 AT 6PM AND BEATS WDAF IN EVERY EVENING NEWSCAST

Thu, November 29, 2007

(Kansas City, Missouri)- The numbers are in and KSHB-TV continues a trend of impressive growth. NBC Action News finished the recently completed...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at UBS media conference

Wed, November 28, 2007

CINCINNATI - Kenneth W. Lowe, president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company; Richard A. Boehne, executive vice president and chief operating...

KSHB-TV NBC ACTION NEWS ADDS SEVEN HOURS OF WEEKLY NEWS COVERAGE

Wed, November 14, 2007

(Kansas City, Missouri)- Craig Allison, Vice President and General Manager of KSHB-TV, today announced the addition of seven new hours of news...

Doyle to lead Naples (Fla.) Daily News

Thu, November 08, 2007

CINCINNATI - Chris Doyle, who has experience in both newsroom management and advertising sales, has been named president and publisher of the...

Sliva to lead WXYZ-TV in Detroit

Fri, November 02, 2007

CINCINNAT - Bob Sliva, a veteran broadcast television management and sales executive with more than 30 years experience, will become vice...

$500,000 Scripps Howard Foundation grant funds media lab at University of Tennessee

Fri, October 19, 2007

CINCINNATI - A $500,000 grant from the Scripps Howard Foundation will fund construction of a new media laboratory for the University of...

Scripps announces plan to separate into two publicly traded companies

Tue, October 16, 2007

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company's board of directors has unanimously authorized management to pursue a plan to separate Scripps into two...

Scripps Howard Foundation chief to retire

Fri, October 12, 2007

CINCINNATI - Judith G. Clabes, who has been credited with successfully broadening the philanthropic mission and scope of the Scripps Howard...

WEWS NewsChannel 5 Earns 1st Place Honors

Wed, October 10, 2007

NewsChannel 5 received 4 awards, including 3 first place honors, in the Ohio SPJ (Society of Professional Journalists) Awards 2007. The SPJs...

WEWS NewsChannel 5 Shred-A-Thon Returns

Wed, October 10, 2007

This Monday, October 15th, residents from Cleveland to Akron can safely shred their personal documents by participating in NewsChannel 5’s...

Scripps names new publisher in Abilene

Mon, October 08, 2007

CINCINNATI - Kim Nussbaum, who has nearly 25 years experience in newspaper advertising sales and marketing, has been named president and publisher...

WXYZ's Gilchrist to retire at year's end

Mon, October 01, 2007

CINCINNATI - Grace Gilchrist, who has guided WXYZ-TV, Channel 7, to its perennial status as Detroit's leading television news organization, has...

Symson named VP/interactive for Scripps TV Station Group

Wed, September 19, 2007

CINCINNATI - Adam Symson, who has held a variety of leadership positions within The E. W. Scripps Company since 2002, has been named vice...

Scripps CEO and CFO to speak at Goldman Sachs conference

Fri, September 14, 2007

CINCINNATI - Kenneth W. Lowe, president and CEO of The E. W. Scripps Company, and Joseph G. NeCastro, executive vice president and CFO, will...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at Merrill Lynch Conference

Fri, September 14, 2007

CINCINNATI - Richard A. Boehne, chief operating officer of The E.W. Scripps Company, will discuss the company's business strategy on Tuesday,...

Cogswell named publisher in Ventura

Wed, September 12, 2007

CINCINNATI - George H. Cogswell III, who has more than 20 years experience in newspaper management, has been named president and publisher of the...

Scripps Networks Appoints Samples To Head HGTV

Wed, September 12, 2007

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (For Release, September 12, 2007) - Jim Samples, an experienced television executive who expanded Cartoon Network's audience from...

WEWS NewsChannel 5 Announces New Academic Challenge Host

Thu, September 06, 2007

NewsChannel 5 proudly announces Meteorologist Jason Nicholas as the new host of the historic high school quiz show Academic Challenge. The show’s...

NewsChannel 5 Enhances Community Projects with Grants

Wed, September 05, 2007

NewsChannel 5 is living its “On Your Side” mission by giving back to communities throughout northeast Ohio. On August 31st, the station distributed...

NewsChannel 5 and ClevelandPlus - On Your Side!

Thu, August 30, 2007

WEWS NewsChannel 5 showed its support of ClevelandPlus in a big way Tuesday morning. The station unveiled a large ClevelandPlus banner on its...

CHRISTA DUBILL JOINS ‘NBC ACTION NEWS TODAY’ MORNING TEAM

Wed, August 22, 2007

(Kansas City, Missouri)- KSHB-TV/KMCI-TV Vice President and General Manager Craig Allison announced the hiring of Christa Dubill today as...

WCPO-TV to assume sponsorship of Cincinnati area's local bees

Thu, August 16, 2007

CINNCINATI - WCPO-TV, Channel 9, will sponsor local spelling bee programs early next year that will determine which two students from the greater...

NBC Action News Hires Veteran News Manager Rick Iler as News Director

Tue, August 14, 2007

NBC Action News Hires Veteran News Manager Rick Iler as News Director (Kansas City, Missouri)- KSHB/KMCI-TV Vice President and General Manager...

Clevelanders Turn to NewsChannel 5's Website in Record Numbers

Mon, August 13, 2007

The second week of August brought powerful storms to Northeast Ohio, driving internet users to NewsChannel 5’s www.newsnet5.com in record numbers....

Scripps Networks deepens user-generated content capabilities with the acquisition of Incando

Thu, August 09, 2007

Knoxville, Tenn. (August 8, 2007) - Scripps Networks, whose Web properties are among the top-rated lifestyle content providers on the Internet,...

Scripps general counsel, A.B. Cruz III, appointed executive vice president

Wed, August 01, 2007

CINCINNATI - A.B. Cruz III, who joined The E. W. Scripps Company in 2004 as general counsel, has been named an executive vice president of the...

Scripps procurement subsidiary, MPS, creates alliance with McGrann Paper

Fri, July 27, 2007

CINCINNATI - Media Procurement Services (MPS), a subsidiary of The E. W. Scripps Company, has established an equity-based strategic alliance with...

Scripps Networks extends online reach with acquisition of Recipezaar

Mon, July 23, 2007

Knoxville, Tenn. (Embargoed for 7 a.m., July 19, 2007) -- Scripps Networks, whose Web properties are among the top-rated lifestyle content...

The Cincinnati Post and The Kentucky Post to cease publication when JOA ends Dec. 31

Tue, July 17, 2007

CINCINNATI - The Cincinnati Post and The Kentucky Post, facing the end of their joint operating agreement with Gannett Co. Inc. and The Cincinnati...

HGTV President, Judy Girard, to retire at end of year

Mon, July 16, 2007

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (July 16, 2007) - Veteran television executive Judy Girard will retire as president of the largest of Scripps Networks' popular...

NewsChannel 5 Honored With 7 Awards

Wed, June 27, 2007

NewsChannel 5 took home 7 awards, including 3 first place honors, at the Press Club of Cleveland's 2007 Excellence in Journalism Awards banquet....

NBC ACTION NEWS NAMED BEST NEWSCAST BY THE MISSOURI BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION

Wed, June 20, 2007

(Kansas City, Missouri)- KSHB-TV, Kansas City’s NBC Action News Station, has been named Best Overall Newscast by the Missouri Broadcasters...

Kansas City Chiefs play on your NBC Action News Station

Wed, June 20, 2007

(Kansas City, Missouri) Your NBC Action News Station, KSHB-TV, will broadcast the Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders game this Saturday,...

New Scripps vice president to serve in tax management role for company

Wed, June 13, 2007

CINCINNATI - John E. Viterisi, who has more than 20 years experience in tax planning and related financial management disciplines, has been named...

13-year-old California boy wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

Fri, June 01, 2007

WASHINGTON - Evan M. O'Dorney, a 13-year-old speller from Danville, Calif., won the 2007 Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday night. O'Dorney...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at Deutsche Bank Conference

Thu, May 31, 2007

CINCINNATI - Richard A. Boehne, chief operating officer of The E. W. Scripps Company, will discuss the company's business strategy on Tuesday,...

NEWSCHANNEL 5 WINS NOON NEWS; GROWS VIEWERSHIP AT 6PM AND 11PM

Wed, May 30, 2007

WEWS NewsChannel 5 once again won the Noon News and grew its share of audience in the signature 6PM and 11PM time periods, according to the final...

Mizell Stewart III appointed editor of Evansville (Ind.) Courier & Press

Wed, May 30, 2007

CINCINNATI - Mizell Stewart III, a veteran newspaper journalist who has coordinated coverage of such high-profile news events as the aftermath of...

2007 Scripps National Spelling Bee begins today in Washington D.C.

Tue, May 29, 2007

WASHINGTON - The 2007 Scripps National Spelling Bee begins today in Washington D.C., featuring top spellers from across the U.S. and including...

2007 Scripps National Spelling Bee begins May 30 in Washington D.C.

Thu, May 24, 2007

WASHINGTON - The 2007 Scripps National Spelling Bee will begin Wednesday, May 30, in Washington D.C., featuring top spellers from across the U.S....

WEWS NewsChannel 5 Announces New Morning Anchor

Mon, May 14, 2007

NewsChannel 5 names Paul Kiska co-anchor of Good Morning Cleveland, officially filling the position vacated by Adam Shapiro in 2006. Paul joins...

David Moffett elected to Scripps board

Thu, May 10, 2007

CINCINNATI - David M. Moffett, retired vice chairman and chief financial officer at U.S. Bancorp, has been elected to the board of directors of...

Food Network and Share our Strength Join Forces to End Childhood Hunger in America

Tue, May 08, 2007

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NewsChannel 5 Offers Life-Saving Weather Radios

Thu, May 03, 2007

"On Your Side" television station NewsChannel 5 teamed up with HH Gregg to unveil its weather radio campaign, empowering Clevelanders with a new...

Scripps Television Station Group names director of news strategy and operations

Mon, April 30, 2007

CINCINNATI - Lana Durban Scott, a broadcast journalist with 11 years of experience producing news and sports programming, has been named director...

NewsChannel 5 Expands Investigative Team with On Your Side Troubleshooter

Mon, April 30, 2007

Listen…Investigate…Solve. Those three words describe the mission of On Your Side Troubleshooter Joe Pagonakis. Pagonakis, NewsChannel 5’s veteran...

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

Mon, April 23, 2007

CINCINNATI - The Scripps Howard Foundation today awarded a 13-day journalism study trip to Japan and South Korea to the nine winners of its annual...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at A.G. Edwards Conference in Las Vegas

Fri, April 13, 2007

CINCINNATI - Kenneth W. Lowe, president and CEO of The E. W. Scripps Company; and Tim Stautberg, vice president/investor relations, will discuss...

Food Network is First Time Peabody Winner

Fri, April 13, 2007

Food Network's "Good Eats," hosted by Alton Brown, will be honored as one of the recipients of the 66th Annual Peabody Awards, it was announced...

Scripps to webcast Bank of America investor conference presentation

Mon, March 26, 2007

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company will provide a live webcast of its presentation at the Bank of America Media, Telecommunications and...

Scripps Networks taps Yahoo! exec to head interactive group

Tue, March 20, 2007

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (Monday, March 19, 2007) - Scripps Networks, which has doubled its interactive ad sales revenue in each of the last two years,...

NewsChannel 5 Is Cleveland's News Leader At 11PM

Fri, March 09, 2007

NewsChannel 5 led the market both on-air and online in the just concluded Nielsen Media Research’s February ratings period (overnights 2/1/07 –...

NBC ACTION WEATHER PLUS TEAM CERTIFIED KANSAS CITY’S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST

Wed, March 07, 2007

NBC ACTION WEATHER PLUS TEAM CERTIFIED KANSAS CITY’S MOST ACCURATE FORECAST (Kansas City, Missouri)- For the fourth consecutive year, KSHB-TV’s...

Scripps updates financial outlook

Wed, February 28, 2007

CINCINNATI - The E. W. Scripps Company has updated its financial outlook for the first quarter and full-year 2007 to reflect changing business...

Director of Internet sales, operations named by Scripps TV Station Group

Thu, February 22, 2007

CINCINNATI - Greg Griffin, who has 10 years experience in online advertising sales and Web site management, has been named director of Internet...

Glass named president of Shopzilla

Tue, February 13, 2007

CINCINNATI – William G. Glass, currently chief operating officer of Shopzilla, has been named president of the online comparison shopping service....

Scripps Howard Foundation names judges for annual journalism awards

Mon, February 12, 2007

CINCINNATI - The Scripps Howard Foundation has announced the names of 46 journalists, media professionals and educators who will judge this year's...

Charles E. Scripps Dies At 87

Sat, February 03, 2007

CINCINNATI - Charles E. Scripps, scion of a legendary media family and the board chairman of The E. W. Scripps Company for more than four decades,...

Broadcast ad sales veteran to lead Scripps TV station in Baltimore

Thu, February 01, 2007

CINCINNATI - Bill Hooper, a veteran broadcast advertising sales executive, has been named vice president and general manager of WMAR-TV in...

JEFF VAUGHN JOINS ‘NBC ACTION NEWS TODAY’ MORNING TEAM

Thu, January 18, 2007

JEFF VAUGHN JOINS ‘NBC ACTION NEWS TODAY’ MORNING TEAM (Kansas City, Missouri)- KSHB-TV News Director Debbie Bush announces the hire of Jeff...

Cleveland Leads Nation in HDTV

Mon, January 08, 2007

On Sunday night, January 7th, legendary WEWS NewsChannel 5 made Cleveland the nation’s most advanced high definition (HD) television city in...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at Citigroup Conference in Las Vegas

Wed, January 03, 2007

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