Press Releases

Scripps, Journal receive FCC approval

Fri, December 12, 2014

For immediate release Dec. 12, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The Federal Communications Commission today approved the applications of The E.W....

Scripps and ABC complete new five-year affiliation agreement

Wed, December 10, 2014

For immediate release Wed, December 10, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and American Broadcasting Company have...

Scripps uncovers flawed system for military sex offenders

Fri, November 21, 2014

For immediate release Fri, November 21, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) WASHINGTON, D.C. – After an exhaustive review of more than 1,300 military cases and sex...

Scripps management to present at UBS Global Media & Communications Conference

Fri, November 21, 2014

For immediate release Fri, November 21, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – Rich Boehne, chairman, president and chief executive officer of The E.W....

WEWS named official broadcast TV and digital partner of the Cleveland Browns starting in 2015

Wed, November 19, 2014

For immediate release Wed, November 19, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CLEVELAND – WEWS NewsChannel 5, the ABC affiliate of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP),...

Scripps extends CEO's contract

Mon, November 10, 2014

For immediate release Mon, November 10, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has extended the employment contract for...

Scripps reports third-quarter results

Fri, November 07, 2014

For immediate release Fri, November 7, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today reported operating results for the...

Scripps launches Podium to empower people to participate more in the political process

Tue, October 21, 2014

Podium is an app that aggregates information on politicians and legislation to help the public learn and make a difference For immediate release...

Scripps to report third-quarter results; webcast of conference call available

Fri, October 17, 2014

For immediate release Fri, October 17, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report third-quarter operating results before New...

Scripps acquires mobile weather technology firm WeatherSphere

Wed, October 08, 2014

Silicon Valley startup's top-rated weather apps complement the strong Scripps weather brand For immediate release Wed, October 8, 2014 (NYSE:...

Scripps names Steve Smith publisher of Record Searchlight in Redding, Calif.

Fri, September 26, 2014

New role is added responsibility for vice president of newspaper operations, whose Scripps career has spanned 33 years For immediate release Fri,...

Scripps officers adopt 10b5-1 trading plans

Thu, September 25, 2014

For immediate release Thu, September 25, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – Certain officers of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) have adopted stock...

Scripps announces Nicholson as new vice president/GM for WFTS in Tampa, Fla.

Tue, September 16, 2014

For immediate release Tue, September 16, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – Nick Nicholson, an experienced media executive with a track record of...

Scripps, WCPO and Washington Post enter partnership adding weighty world and national news to local coverage

Wed, September 10, 2014

WCPO Insiders get locally connected and globally informed with a free digital subscription to The Washington Post For immediate release Wed,...

Newsy president and founder awarded 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the state of Missouri

Wed, September 10, 2014

Jim Spencer honored by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon for economic development in launching digital video news service For immediate release Wed,...

Anderson Independent Mail promotes Stephen Mullins to editor

Tue, September 09, 2014

For immediate release Tue, September 9, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – Stephen Mullins, a respected South Carolina journalist and newsroom leader,...

Scripps original programming thrives, expands to more markets across U.S.

Mon, September 08, 2014

Let's Ask America, The List and The Now offer new ways for audiences to be informed and entertained starting today For immediate release Mon,...

Anderson Independent Mail editor announces his retirement after distinguished career

Tue, September 02, 2014

For immediate release Tue, September 2, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI –John C. Huff Jr., editor of the Independent Mail in Anderson, S.C., since...

School Enrollment Opens for 2014-2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Wed, August 20, 2014

11 Million Students to Participate For immediate release Wed, August 20, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – It’s the season of students going back to...

Scripps reports second-quarter results

Fri, August 08, 2014

For immediate release Fri, August 8, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today reported operating results for the...

Scripps, Journal merging broadcast operations, spinning off newspapers

Wed, July 30, 2014

Transaction will create two focused public companies, one built upon TV, the other newspapers For immediate release Wed, July 30, 2014 (NYSE: SSP)...

Bill Bellamy named new host of daily half-hour TV game show Let's Ask America

Tue, July 29, 2014

Bellamy brings high energy and comedic talents to third season of the nationally syndicated Scripps TV game show premiering Monday, Sept. 8 (check...

SSP: Scripps to report second-quarter results; webcast of conference call available

Fri, July 18, 2014

For immediate release Fri, July 18, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report second-quarter operating results...

Cannon named regional publisher for Ventura County (Calif.) Star

Tue, July 01, 2014

For immediate release Tue, July 1, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company has promoted Shanna Cannon, a newspaper executive with...

Scripps hires J.B. Kropp as VP of digital strategy and business development

Tue, June 24, 2014

Respected digital media executive hails from Twitter with experience in startups and strategic leadership For immediate release Tue, June 24, 2014...

Scripps closes on deal to buy two stations from Granite in Buffalo, Detroit

Mon, June 16, 2014

For immediate release Mon, June 16, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today closed its deal to acquire two...

Besomebody, Inc. closes $1 million seed funding round to build Platform for Passion

Thu, June 12, 2014

For immediate release Thu, June 12, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) Besomebody, Inc., a diverse, global, social community and passion platform, has closed a $1...

Scripps newsrooms earn three National Murrow Awards

Thu, June 12, 2014

For immediate release Thu, June 12, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) Two local market television stations of The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) – WCPO in Cincinnati...

Hathwar and Sujoe Declared Co-Champions of 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Fri, May 30, 2014

Co-Champions Declared for First Time Since 1962 For immediate release Fri, May 30, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) National Harbor, Md. – Sriram Hathwar, a...

Mike Philipps announces plans to retire from Scripps Howard Foundation

Tue, May 27, 2014

For immediate release Tue, May 27, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – After a 40-year career of journalistic excellence and philanthropic leadership,...

Spellers converge for 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Thu, May 22, 2014

For immediate release Thu, May 22, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The stage is set for the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee — when the eyes of the...

Scripps reports first-quarter results

Fri, May 09, 2014

For immediate release Fri, May 9, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today reported operating results for the first...

Scripps to release first-quarter earnings May 9

Thu, April 17, 2014

For immediate release Thu, April 17, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report first-quarter operating results...

Scripps National Spelling Bee names Microsoft its 2014 Official Technology Champion

Tue, April 08, 2014

For immediate release Tue, April 8, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) The nation’s largest and longest-running educational program is collaborating with the world’s...

Scripps supporting media-oriented startup through Brandery fellowship

Wed, March 26, 2014

Eligible tech startup will receive additional stipend, mentoring and access to Scripps executives For immediate release Wed, March 26, 2014 (NYSE:...

Award-winning investigative reporter joins the Scripps Washington bureau

Mon, March 17, 2014

Sydney Freedberg has won four Pulitzers; joins For immediate release Mon, March 17, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI - Four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning...

DeLoach named publisher of Abilene Reporter-News

Tue, March 11, 2014

For immediate release Tue, March 11, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has appointed Jeff DeLoach, publisher of its...

Scripps reports fourth-quarter results

Tue, March 04, 2014

For immediate release Tue, March 4, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today reported operating results for the...

Adam Symson to receive Borrell's 2014 Award of Merit

Mon, February 24, 2014

For immediate release Mon, February 24, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) Adam Symson, senior vice president and chief digital officer for The E.W. Scripps Co., has...

Scripps addresses potential impact if deal is consummated between Comcast, TWC

Thu, February 13, 2014

For immediate release Thu, February 13, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) The E.W. Scripps Company today addressed the potential impact on its retransmission...

Scripps hires McLaughlin as VP of News

Tue, February 11, 2014

For immediate release Tue, February 11, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company has hired industry veteran Sean McLaughlin as its...

Scripps to acquire stations in Detroit, Buffalo

Mon, February 10, 2014

For immediate release Mon, February 10, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company has agreed to acquire two television stations owned...

Scripps to report fourth-quarter 2013 earnings on March 4

Fri, February 07, 2014

Scripps to report fourth-quarter results; webcast of conference call available For immediate release Fri, February 7, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) Feb. 7, 2014...

Scripps to discuss business strategy at Noble Financial conference Monday

Thu, January 16, 2014

For immediate release Thu, January 16, 2014 (NYSE: SSP) Rich Boehne, chairman, president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company,...

Scripps station serves community with in-depth reporting on murder mystery

Mon, January 06, 2014

Interactive content is fitting example of the journalism WCPO.com will offer to premium subscribers For immediate release Mon, January 6, 2014...