Press Releases

WXYZ launches community impact project: Detroit 2020

Fri, December 17, 2010

Unify. Inspire. Act. That's the motto of Detroit 2020, a groundbreaking project that WXYZ-TV will launch on January 4, 2011. Detroit 2020 is a...

Scripps provides financial guidance for first half of 2011

Wed, December 08, 2010

The E.W. Scripps Company today will provide a broad outlook for the financial performance of its television stations and newspapers covering the...

Scripps appoints new corporate secretary, chief ethics officer

Wed, December 01, 2010

Attorneys Julie McGehee and Dave Giles have been appointed to expanded roles by the board of directors of The E.W. Scripps Company, a...

Scripps renews affiliation agreement with ABC

Wed, November 17, 2010

The E.W. Scripps Company has entered into an agreement with the ABC television network to extend the affiliation of six Scripps stations with ABC...

Scripps announces amended credit agreement and share buyback program

Mon, October 25, 2010

The E.W. Scripps Company has amended its secured revolving credit agreement to reduce ongoing expenses and give the company more financial...

New partnership dramatically transforms the news landscape in West Palm Beach

Fri, October 22, 2010

A new era in West Palm Beach television starts on Jan. 1, 2011, when WPTV, the market's NBC affiliate, begins producing 17 hours of weekly news...

"Scripps Fellows" program to strengthen local news coverage on multiple platforms

Wed, September 29, 2010

Leveraging its strength and reputation in an effort to define the future of journalism, The E.W. Scripps Company is shifting resources within its...

Kuprionis to retire from Scripps

Fri, July 30, 2010

Mary Denise Kuprionis will conclude her 32-year career with The E. W. Scripps Company when she retires on July 31, 2010. During her career,...

Neill assumes helm of Naples Daily News

Wed, June 16, 2010

Dave Neill, who has served as an interim publisher of the Naples Daily News since April, has been named the paper's president and publisher, and a...

Scripps CEO adopts 10b5-1 trading plan

Fri, June 11, 2010

Rich Boehne, president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company, has adopted a stock trading plan in accordance with the guidelines...

14-year-old Ohio girl wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

Fri, June 04, 2010

Anamika Veeramani, a 14-year-old speller from North Royalton, Ohio, won the 2010 Scripps National Spelling Bee Friday night. Anamika was named the...

Scripps completes sale of United Media

Thu, June 03, 2010

The E.W. Scripps Company has completed the sale of its character licensing business to Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICON) for $175 million in...

Wilson named vice president and general manager of KJRH-TV in Tulsa

Tue, May 25, 2010

After more than two decades of successfully leading some of the country's best programming, marketing and promotion departments, Donna Wilson has...

2010 National Spelling Bee features record number of spellers from the United States

Thu, May 20, 2010

When Bee Week kicks off Monday, May 31, the Scripps National Spelling Bee will welcome 273 spelling champions to Washington, D.C., for the 83rd...

Doyle to drive content for Scripps newspapers

Wed, April 28, 2010

Chris Doyle has been named vice president of content for The E.W. Scripps Company's newspaper division. Effective immediately, Doyle, 42, will be...

Rosenwasser to lead WEWS, the first Scripps television station

Tue, April 27, 2010

Sam Rosenwasser has been appointed vice president and general manager of WEWS, the ABC affiliate in Cleveland. "Sam brings a well-balanced blend of...

Scripps announces sale of United Media's licensing business for $175 million

Tue, April 27, 2010

Two months after launching a strategic review of its character licensing business, The E.W. Scripps Company has signed an agreement to sell United...

Fernandez named vice president and general manager of Detroit's WXYZ

Fri, April 16, 2010

Eduardo Fernandez, accomplished television executive and experienced community leader, has been named vice president and general manager of WXYZ,...

Twelve major broadcast groups to form joint venture to develop national mobile content service

Tue, April 13, 2010

Belo Corp., Cox Media Group, E.W. Scripps Co., Fox, Gannett Broadcasting, Hearst Television Inc., ION Television, Media General Inc., Meredith...

New executive spearheading content for Scripps TV markets

Tue, April 06, 2010

Bob Sullivan, an executive with more than 30 years of television news experience, has been named vice president of content for The E.W. Scripps...

Scripps promotes human resources leader

Fri, March 19, 2010

Candace Anderson, whose entire career has centered on media companies, has been named vice president of human resources for The E.W. Scripps...

Scripps general manager to assume leadership of two stations

Fri, February 26, 2010

Michael Vrabac, a television executive and Missouri native, has been named vice president and general manager of two of The E.W. Scripps Company's...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at Credit Suisse investor conference

Wed, February 24, 2010

Tim Stautberg, The E. W. Scripps Company's senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss the company's business strategy at the...

Koors named VP of audit and compliance

Wed, February 03, 2010

Mark L. Koors, a financial executive who first joined The E.W. Scripps Company more than two decades ago, has been promoted to vice president of...

Scripps TV affiliates raise more than $1.1 million for Haiti relief

Wed, January 20, 2010

Through the generosity of their audiences, The E.W. Scripps Company's ABC and NBC stations raised a total of more than $1.1 million for Haiti...

Scripps to raise Haiti relief funds through combined strength of its nine TV affiliates

Fri, January 15, 2010

Moved by staggering devastation and the urgent need for financial assistance to support the earthquake relief efforts in Haiti, The E.W. Scripps...