Press Releases

Prestigious recognition for 2015 Scripps Howard Awards; submit entries by Feb. 10

Fri, December 18, 2015

CINCINNATI — The Scripps Howard Foundation is accepting submissions for the annual Scripps Howard Awards. Since 1953, the program has honored...

Apple TV names Newsy a Best of 2015 app

Mon, December 14, 2015

CINCINNATI– Apple has named Newsy, the over-the-top video news service, to its Apple TV Best of 2015 list. Apple’s annual list showcases the year’s...

Capitol Broadcasting signs with Newsy for millennial-focused video news offering

Thu, December 10, 2015

CINCINNATI – Capitol Broadcasting Company, Inc., has entered into an agreement with over-the-top video news service Newsy to publish its daily news...

Scripps appoints national recruiting director to hire news managers in local TV markets

Tue, December 08, 2015

CINCINNATI- Chip Mahaney, an award-winning journalist and veteran news leader who has served in several digital management roles at The E.W....

RTDNF to honor Scripps CEO Rich Boehne with 2016 First Amendment Leadership Award

Thu, December 03, 2015

CINCINNATI – Rich Boehne, chairman, president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is to be recognized by the Radio Television Digital...

Scripps CEO adopts trading plan

Fri, November 20, 2015

CINCINNATI – The chairman, president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has adopted a stock trading plan in accordance with the...

“Black List Table Reads” podcast launches diverse season two of “movies for your ears”

Thu, November 19, 2015

CINCINNATI – From a heartwarming holiday story to a serious coming-of-age tale about a homosexual teenager seeking the answer to whether he’s...

Newsy Radio app for iOS delivers top stories in a convenient audio format

Thu, November 19, 2015

CINCINNATI – Over-the-top video news service Newsy today launched Newsy Radio, a new app for Apple’s iOS platform that provides an on-the-go source...

WCPO covers Sumatran rhino’s journey to save his species

Wed, November 18, 2015

CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is on a mission to save the Sumatran rhino. And only one journalist was given...

Scripps management to present Dec. 8 at UBS Media Conference in New York

Wed, November 18, 2015

CINCINNATI – Rich Boehne, chairman, president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), and Tim Wesolowski, chief...

Get the most accurate snow forecast with the SnowCast app for iOS

Mon, November 16, 2015

CINCINNATI – The new SnowCast app for iOS is the season’s must-have winter weather forecasting and alerting tool. SnowCast takes the guesswork out...

Kovaleski named investigative reporter at KMGH in Denver

Wed, November 11, 2015

CINCINNATI – Tony Kovaleski, renowned investigative journalist and winner of 28 Emmy Awards, is returning to KMGH, the Denver affiliate of The E.W....

Scripps names David Abel VP/GM of Tulsa Radio Operations

Tue, November 10, 2015

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has named David Abel as vice president and general manager of the Scripps radio operations in...

Scripps reports 2015 third-quarter results

Fri, November 06, 2015

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today reported operating results for the third quarter of 2015. Unless otherwise indicated, all...

Scripps News/Toronto Star investigation reveals how encryption technology hampers law enforcement

Thu, November 05, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The same encryption you trust to keep your information private on your cell phone is now a critical tool for child predators and...

Apple names Newsy a “Best New App” on day one of the new Apple TV launch

Fri, October 30, 2015

CINCINNATI – Newsy has been named a “Best New App” in the new Apple TV App Store coinciding with today’s launch of the latest version of Apple TV....

Scripps ramps up original programming team with new senior director

Thu, October 29, 2015

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has named Mark Binda as senior director of programming for the Scripps television station group....

Scripps management to present Nov. 11 at Wells Fargo Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in New York

Wed, October 28, 2015

CINCINNATI—Tim Wesolowski, chief financial officer of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), Brian Lawlor, senior vice president of the television...

Xumo taps Newsy as news content partner on its smart TV platform

Tue, October 27, 2015

CINCINNATI – Viewers of Newsy, the leading over-the-top video news service that brings context and perspective to a growing millennial audience,...

Scripps boosts 2016 political coverage with PolitiFact agreement

Tue, October 20, 2015

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has formed an exclusive partnership with PolitiFact, a division of the Tampa Bay Times, to...

Scripps National Spelling Bee Administers Politicians vs. Press Event

Tue, October 20, 2015

CINCINNATI – The Scripps National Spelling Bee returns to the nation’s capital this week to administer a spelling competition. The spellers in this...

Raycom Media partners with Newsy to deliver news for millennials

Thu, October 15, 2015

CINCINNATI – One of the nation’s largest broadcasters, Raycom Media, will begin publishing content from Newsy across its 30+ owned-and-operated...

Scripps expects newspaper spinoff to retain tax-free status in Journal Media Group acquisition

Wed, October 07, 2015

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) expects the spinoff and merger of its newspaper operations with those of Journal Communications...

Newsy expands Internet TV distribution through new partnership with Pluto TV

Wed, October 07, 2015

CINCINNATI – Newsy, the over-the-top video news service that brings context and perspective to a growing millennial audience, has partnered with...

Scripps to report third-quarter operating results on Nov. 6, 2015

Wed, October 07, 2015

CINCINNATI—The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report third-quarter operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on Friday,...

Newsy launches on Watchable, Comcast’s cross-platform video service

Tue, September 29, 2015

CINCINNATI – Newsy, the over-the-top video news service that brings context and perspective to its growing video audience, today debuts on Comcast’...

Cater Lee returns to Scripps as VP of programming

Thu, September 10, 2015

CINCINNATI – Cater Lee, a development executive, business entrepreneur, award-winning journalist and producer of original television shows, returns...

No. 1 in iTunes: “Question of the Day” podcast rises to the top of the charts one day after launch

Wed, September 02, 2015

CINCINNATI —The latest show from podcast industry leader Midroll Media hit No. 1 in the iTunes Podcast charts in the U.S. on Tuesday, just one day...

Scripps Washington Bureau hires investigative reporter from WXYZ in Detroit

Tue, September 01, 2015

CINCINNATI – Ross Jones, an experienced investigative journalist from WXYZ, the Detroit ABC affiliate of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), is...

Scripps investigation finds deaths linked to keyless auto ignitions

Wed, August 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – At least 13 people have died from carbon monoxide poisoning related to keyless auto ignitions. Many others have been injured....

School Enrollment Opens for 2015-2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Wed, August 26, 2015

CINCINNATI – The back-to-school season is upon us, and for the tens of thousands of schools that enroll with the Scripps National Spelling Bee each...

Scripps invests in consumer intelligence startup Cintric

Tue, August 25, 2015

CINCINNATI — The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has invested in Cintric, a consumer intelligence company that helps brands, publishers and...

Midroll Media Launches ‘Howl Premium’ for iOS & Howl.FM

Mon, August 17, 2015

Podcast industry leader Midroll Media, recently named #150 in the 2015 Inc. 500|5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, announces...

Scripps reports second-quarter 2015 results; reaffirms full-year guidance

Fri, August 07, 2015

(Note: The merger of the company’s broadcast assets with those of Journal Communications and the spinoff of the newspaper business occurred on...

Scripps acquires podcast industry leader Midroll

Wed, July 22, 2015

CINCINNATI—The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has acquired podcast industry leader Midroll Media, a five-year-old Los Angeles-based company that...

Scripps and CBS renew affiliation agreement for WTVF, Nashville

Tue, July 14, 2015

CINCINNATI — The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) have signed a new three-year affiliation agreement for...

Scripps to report second-quarter operating results on Aug. 7

Fri, July 10, 2015

CINCINNATI—The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report second-quarter operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on Friday,...

Scripps Newsrooms Win Three National Edward R. Murrow Awards

Wed, June 24, 2015

CINCINNATI— Three media brands owned by The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) are National Edward R. Murrow Award winners. The Radio Television...

Scripps introduces new country music format at WKTI, KTI COUNTRY, on 94.5 in Milwaukee

Fri, May 29, 2015

CINCINNATI—Milwaukee has a new country radio station. The new KTI COUNTRY launched on 94.5 FM in Milwaukee at 10 a.m. today, according to Steve...

Vanya Shivashankar and Gokul Venkatachalam declared co-champions of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Fri, May 29, 2015

National Harbor, Maryland – Vanya Shivashankar, a 13-year-old speller from Olathe, Kansas, and Gokul Venkatachalam, a 14-year-old speller from...

Scripps National Spelling Bee launches Buzzworthy mobile app

Tue, May 26, 2015

CINCINNATI—Scripps National Spelling Bee fans can get in on the action of the 2015 Spelling Bee with the new Buzzworthy app for iOS, Android and...

Spellers Converge for 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Wed, May 20, 2015

CINCINNATI—285 spellers from eight countries will compete this year for the coveted title of champion at the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling...

Scripps National Spelling Bee Names Official Broadcast Sponsors

Tue, May 19, 2015

CINCINNATI—The nation’s largest and longest-running educational program is joining with two highly regarded and internationally known consumer...

Scripps names Noll VP/GM of KERO in Bakersfield, California

Tue, May 12, 2015

CINCINNATI—Peter Noll, an innovative television leader with more than 20 years of news and marketing experience, is returning to The E.W. Scripps...

Scripps reports first-quarter 2015 results

Fri, May 08, 2015

(Note: Since the merger of the company’s broadcast assets with those of Journal Communications and the spinoff of the newspaper business occurred...

Scripps names new treasurer

Thu, May 07, 2015

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has expanded the role of one of its long-time financial executives. Doug Lyons, who has been vice president...

WTVF NewsChannel 5 wins 2015 Hillman Prize for Broadcast Journalism

Tue, April 21, 2015

CINCINNATI— WTVF NewsChannel 5, the Nashville, Tennessee, television station of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), is the recipient of the 2015...

Scripps Washington Bureau wins Peabody Award for military sex offender series

Mon, April 20, 2015

CINCINNATI — The E.W. Scripps Company’s (NYSE: SSP) Scripps Washington Bureau has received a Peabody Award for its “Under the Radar” investigative...

Scripps to report first-quarter earnings on May 8

Wed, April 08, 2015

CINCINNATI—The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report first-quarter operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on Friday,...

Scripps announces expanded broadcast leadership roles and GMs for three markets

Fri, April 03, 2015

CINCINNATI — The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), one of the nation’s largest independent owners of TV stations, has announced expanded corporate...

Scripps announces special dividend amount

Thu, April 02, 2015

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has set the amount of a special cash dividend related to the merger of its broadcast assets with...

E.W. Scripps Company completes merger, spinoff transaction with Journal Communications

Wed, April 01, 2015

For immediate release April 1, 2015 CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has completed the merger of its broadcast assets with those...

Scripps to add new member to board after Paul Scripps’ departure in May

Thu, March 26, 2015

For immediate release Mon, March 23, 2015 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company has nominated a new director for its board following...

Scripps, Journal Communications boards set record dates for transactions

Fri, March 13, 2015

For immediate release Fri, March 13, 2015 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The boards of directors of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and Journal...

Scripps, Journal Communications receive shareholder approvals for mergers, spinoffs

Wed, March 11, 2015

For immediate release Wed, March 11, 2015 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – In separately held meetings today, The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and...

Scripps announces Brad Remington as new VP/GM for KMGH/KZCO in Denver

Wed, March 04, 2015

For immediate release Wed, March 4, 2015 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – Brad Remington, a respected journalist and proven performer in driving up ratings...

Scripps reports fourth-quarter results; nears completion of historic transaction

Wed, March 04, 2015

For immediate release Wed, March 4, 2015 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today reported operating results for the...

Scripps management to present at Deutsche Bank Conference on March 9

Wed, February 25, 2015

For immediate release Wed, February 25, 2015 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – Rich Boehne, chairman, president and chief executive officer of The E.W....

Nine Win Roy W. Howard National Collegiate Reporting Prize Trip to Japan

Mon, February 23, 2015

For immediate release Mon, February 23, 2015 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The Scripps Howard Foundation awarded a nine-day journalism study trip to...

Scripps and Journal Communications schedule shareholder meetings

Fri, February 06, 2015

For immediate release Fri, February 6, 2015 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and Journal Communications (NYSE: JRN)...

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

Wed, February 04, 2015

For immediate release Wed, February 4, 2015 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report fourth-quarter operating results...

Scripps management to present at the 11th Annual Noble Financial Equity Conference

Wed, January 07, 2015

For immediate release Wed, January 7, 2015 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – Rich Boehne, chairman, president and chief executive officer of The E.W....

Scripps names Steve Weinstein vice president and general manager of WEWS in Cleveland

Mon, January 05, 2015

For immediate release Mon, January 5, 2015 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – Steve Weinstein, an award-winning journalist and forward-looking leader, has...

Bill Siegel joins Scripps as director of news strategy for expanding TV station group

Mon, January 05, 2015

For immediate release Mon, January 5, 2015 (NYSE: SSP) CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is preparing for the addition of Journal...