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Aug 08, 2014, 07:30 ET

Scripps reports second-quarter results

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today reported operating results for the second quarter of 2014. Increases in local and political...

Jul 30, 2014, 20:30 ET

Scripps, Journal merging broadcast operations, spinning off newspapers

 The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and Journal Communications (NYSE: JRN) have agreed to merge their broadcast operations and spin off and...

Jul 29, 2014, 14:00 ET
Bill Bellamy, actor, comedian and entertainer has been named the new host of Let's Ask America, the daily, half-hour nationally syndicated television game show that premieres Sept. 8 (check your local listings) (PRNewsFoto/The E.W. Scripps Company)

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

 Actor, comedian and multi-faceted entertainer Bill Bellamy has been named the new host of Let's Ask America, the daily,...

Jul 18, 2014, 08:00 ET

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

The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report second-quarter operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on Friday, Aug. 8. A...

Jul 01, 2014, 08:00 ET

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

 The E.W. Scripps Company has promoted Shanna Cannon, a newspaper executive with more than 20 years of experience, to regional publisher of the...

Jun 24, 2014, 08:00 ET
J.B. Kropp (PRNewsFoto/The E.W. Scripps Company)

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

Entrepreneurial leader and social media marketing expert J.B. Kropp has joined The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) as VP, digital strategy and...

Jun 16, 2014, 12:23 ET

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

 The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today closed its deal to acquire two television stations owned by Granite Broadcasting Corp. –...

Jun 12, 2014, 13:04 ET

Besomebody, Inc. Closes $1 Million Seed Funding Round from Scripps to Build Platform for Passion

 Besomebody, Inc., a diverse, global, social community and passion platform, has closed a $1 million seed funding round from The E.W. Scripps...

Jun 12, 2014, 12:30 ET

Scripps newsrooms earn three National Murrow Awards

Two local market television stations of The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) – WCPO in Cincinnati and KJRH in Tulsa, Oklahoma – and its...

Jun 05, 2014, 13:20 ET
Teen contestants before the judges on Food Network's Chopped Teen Tournament premiering July 22 10pm (PRNewsFoto/Scripps Networks, LLC)

Teens Head Into The Kitchen To Compete In Special Chopped Teen Tournament

Sixteen talented teenagers bring their extreme energy and ambition to the Chopped kitchen, with Chopped Teen Tournament premiering Tuesday, July...

May 30, 2014, 00:09 ET

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

 Sriram Hathwar, a 14-year-old speller from Painted Post, New York, and Ansun Sujoe, a 13-year-old speller from Fort Worth, Texas, were...

May 27, 2014, 10:03 ET
Scripps Howard Foundation President and CEO Mike Philipps (PRNewsFoto/The E.W. Scripps Company)

Head of Scripps Howard Foundation announces his retirement plans

 After a 40-year career of journalistic excellence and philanthropic leadership, Mike Philipps plans to retire from his job as president and...

May 22, 2014, 15:00 ET

Spellers converge for 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee

 The stage is set for the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee — when the eyes of the nation will look to young spellers vying for the...

May 16, 2014, 06:00 ET

Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise For MS In Mouse Model

 Mice crippled by an autoimmune disease similar to multiple sclerosis (MS) regained the ability to walk and run after a team of researchers led...

May 09, 2014, 07:30 ET

Scripps reports first-quarter results

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today reported operating results for the first quarter of 2014. Television operating revenues were up 5.4...

Apr 23, 2014, 15:11 ET
Scripps Health Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Scripps Health)

Scripps is First in Region to Implant Wireless Cardiac Pacemaker

 Scripps Health became the first health care provider in Southern California to implant the investigational Nanostim™ leadless pacemaker,...

Apr 17, 2014, 10:50 ET

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

The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report first-quarter operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on Friday, May 9. A...

Apr 14, 2014, 08:00 ET

The Scripps Research Institute Announces 'Scripps Advance,' a New Drug Discovery Initiative

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) today announced the formation of Scripps Advance, a new drug discovery initiative to translate early-stage...

Apr 08, 2014, 09:00 ET

Scripps National Spelling Bee Names Microsoft its 2014 Official Technology Champion

 The nation's largest and longest-running educational program is collaborating with the world's largest software company. Today, the Scripps...

Apr 01, 2014, 11:00 ET

Scripps Networks Interactive's Online Lifestyle Brand, ulive Launches the "ulive for Spring!" Campaign Featuring Five New Original Series

Today, ulive, the online lifestyle video brand from Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NYSE: SNI) is launching their "ulive for Spring!"...