Press Releases

Scripps completes acquisition of nine television stations from McGraw-Hill

Fri, December 30, 2011

The E.W. Scripps Company today completed its acquisition of nine television stations from McGraw-Hill Broadcasting. The company announced its...

WPTV NewsChannel 5 retains its news leadership position in the post-Oprah period

Mon, November 28, 2011

Even without Oprah, WPTV NewsChannel 5, dominates the West Palm Beach market. WPTV has been the most-watched television station for news since it...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at J.P. Morgan investor conference

Thu, November 10, 2011

Rich Boehne, president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company, and Tim Wesolowski, senior vice president and chief financial...

WEWS NewsChannel 5 Announces New Anchor Chris Flanagan

Thu, October 06, 2011

NewsChannel 5 welcomes anchor Chris Flanagan to its top-rated newscast, NewsChannel 5 at 11. He will join a team that Northeast Ohioans already...

Scripps to buy nine television stations from McGraw-Hill

Mon, October 03, 2011

The E.W. Scripps Company has expanded its television footprint by agreeing to acquire the station group now owned by McGraw-Hill Broadcasting....

Scripps names Hedge publisher in Abilene

Wed, September 21, 2011

The E.W. Scripps Company has named Dave Hedge, a sales and marketing professional with more than 25 years of experience in local media...

Scripps consolidates all digital efforts into a single organization

Mon, September 19, 2011

The E.W. Scripps Company today launched a reorganization of its digital operations, pulling all resources under one umbrella in a move to...

Scripps is nation's first TV station group to offer live streaming to mobile devices

Thu, September 08, 2011

Dramatically redefining how local television stations engage their audiences, The E.W. Scripps Company is deploying technology in all nine of its...

Knutson promoted to Chief Administrative Officer

Wed, September 07, 2011

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company today announced the reorganization of some key functions at the corporate headquarters that includes the...

Wesolowski named Scripps CFO, treasurer

Tue, August 30, 2011

Timothy M. Wesolowski, a financial executive with more than two decades of experience managing accounting, treasury, tax and risk management...

Helt named vice president and general manager of Phoenix's KNXV

Thu, June 16, 2011

Anita Helt, an accomplished television executive and community leader, has been named vice president and general manager of KNXV, the Scripps-owned...

Top Scripps executive to run newspaper division

Tue, June 14, 2011

Timothy E. Stautberg, a former newspaper executive who most recently served as The E.W. Scripps Company’s senior vice president, chief financial...

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

Fri, June 03, 2011

Sukanya Roy of South Abington Township, Penn., correctly spelled cymotrichous, a Greek-derived word meaning “wavy haired,” to win the 2011 Scripps...

Scripps announces change in newspaper leadership

Fri, May 27, 2011

The E.W. Scripps Company announced today that Mark G. Contreras is no longer serving as the senior vice president of its newspaper division. He had...

Retired Scripps executive, David Stolberg, dies at 83

Thu, May 26, 2011

Influenced by his parents, David Fox Stolberg dedicated his 43-year career to journalism. The 83-year-old Southington, Conn., resident died...

At Scripps National Spelling Bee, 275 spellers hope to be crowned

Tue, May 03, 2011

On Sunday, May 29, the Scripps National Spelling Bee will welcome 275 spelling champions and their families to the nation’s capital region for Bee...

Cox, Raycom and Scripps to launch syndicated program to target a new generation of news viewers

Thu, April 07, 2011

Cox, Raycom and Scripps to launch syndicated program to target a new generation of news viewers RightThisMinute combines the broad appeal of on-air...

Scripps partners with Yahoo! to drive consumers to local businesses

Thu, March 31, 2011

Businesses in two major markets will soon benefit from the marketing muscle created by combining the strong local advertising solutions of The E.W....

Scripps television division adds vice president of marketing

Mon, March 28, 2011

Jessica Rappaport, a brand management executive with extensive social media and broadcast television experience, has been named vice president of...

Scripps and Raycom announce shared services agreement in West Palm Beach

Fri, March 11, 2011

The E.W. Scripps Company and Raycom Media, Inc. have entered into a shared services agreement involving WPTV, the Scripps-owned NBC affiliate in...

Scripps names new WCPO vice president and general manager

Wed, March 02, 2011

Steve Thaxton, a television executive dedicated to delivering market-leading local news, has been named vice president and general manager of...

Universal Uclick to provide syndicate services for United Media

Thu, February 24, 2011

Under the terms of a new outsourcing arrangement, Universal Uclick, the largest independent syndicate in the world and a division of Andrews...

Scripps names Independent-Mail leader

Fri, February 11, 2011

Michael G. Jameson, a newspaper executive with more than 30 years of advertising and sales experience, has been named the publisher of the...

Scripps National Spelling Bee and K12 form partnership to greatly enhance local spelling bees

Mon, January 10, 2011

Winning a school spelling bee has always been a great achievement. Now it is more rewarding than ever. To further honor student achievement and...

Hildal promoted to VP of talent and diversity

Tue, January 04, 2011

Dr. Robyn M. Hildal, who has held key corporate human resources roles at The E.W. Scripps Company since 1994, will serve the company's base of...

WPTV and ESPN 760 expand sports partnership to include the Fox 29 Ten O'clock News

Mon, January 03, 2011

One year after launching an unprecedented sports content partnership, WPTV NewsChannel 5 and ESPN 760 have announced they are expanding their...