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Jun 21, 2016, 10:00 ET Newsy content now available on Amazon's voice-activated virtual assistant Alexa

Newsy's daily news reporting is now available via Alexa, Amazon's voice-activated virtual assistant for users of Amazon Echo and all...


Jun 13, 2016, 10:00 ET Newsy videos now in syndication across six Schurz Communications newspaper websites

Over-the-top news network Newsy has signed a distribution agreement with the publishing arm of Schurz Communications, Inc. Under the deal,...


Jun 08, 2016, 10:30 ET Scripps names LaGrone investigative correspondent for Florida markets

 Katie LaGrone, an award-winning investigative journalist, is expanding her role for The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) to support all three...


Jun 06, 2016, 15:30 ET Scripps acquires podcast platform Stitcher to complement Midroll content and services

 The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has acquired popular podcast listening service Stitcher, which facilitates discovery and streaming for...


May 27, 2016, 00:41 ET 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee Declares Co-Champions

 Jairam Hathwar (JAY-rahm HATH-wahr), a 13-year-old speller from Painted Post, New York, and Nihar Janga (nee-HAHR jenga), an 11-year-old...


May 25, 2016, 14:46 ET Scripps hosting investor day on June 29

The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will host an investor meeting focused on its digital strategies and operations on Wednesday, June 29. Speakers...


May 19, 2016, 11:00 ET The Nation Readies For The 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee

More challenging words, more prize money and fun new events await 285 spellers competing for the coveted title of champion of the 2016 Scripps...


May 06, 2016, 07:30 ET Scripps reports first-quarter 2016 results

 The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today reported operating results for the first quarter of 2016. Unless otherwise indicated, all...


Apr 26, 2016, 13:47 ET Scripps hires Mike Sacks to lead 100 minutes of TV political coverage campaign

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is taking bold steps in its local markets to differentiate its political coverage from the competition....


Apr 25, 2016, 18:15 ET Scripps promotes Joel Davis to VP/GM for KGTV in San Diego

 Joel Davis is the new vice president and general manager for KGTV 10News, the ABC affiliate in San Diego, effective immediately. For the...


Apr 19, 2016, 11:05 ET Newsy to unveil new content, over-the-top partners at IAB's Digital Content NewFronts

Over-the top video news brand Newsy will join the Digital Content NewFronts as part of the deep transformation in how publishers, brands and...


Apr 15, 2016, 09:00 ET David Gregory interviews thought leaders, celebrities and other surprising guests for new Earwolf podcast

 Well-known television journalist and author David Gregory today launched his podcast, "The David Gregory Show," on Earwolf, home of...


Apr 12, 2016, 16:05 ET Scripps acquires leading digital-media humor brand Cracked to expand millennial reach

 The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has acquired multi-platform satire brand Cracked, which informs and entertains millennial audiences...


Apr 12, 2016, 09:00 ET Scripps to report first-quarter 2016 operating results on May 6

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


Mar 16, 2016, 09:20 ET Jemaine Clement returns to audio with "The Mysterious Secrets of Uncle Bertie's Botanarium" podcast for Howl

Actor, comedian and multi-instrumentalist Jemaine Clement, best known for his role in HBO's hit series "Flight of the Conchords," stars in a new...


Mar 08, 2016, 13:30 ET Scripps Howard Foundation announces winners of 2015 Scripps Howard Awards

The winners of the 2015 Scripps Howard Awards revealed foster care horrors, uncovered a wrongful imprisonment in New Orleans, tracked the origin...


Mar 02, 2016, 09:00 ET Sling TV bolsters news coverage for millennials with addition of Newsy

Newsy, the fast-growing over-the-top video news brand that serves the millennial audience, launched today on Sling TV, the live and on-demand...


Mar 02, 2016, 08:00 ET Scripps National Spelling Bee And Kindle Present Spellebrity Video Contest For National Reading Month

 Today begins a month-long celebration of reading, spelling, words and vocabulary. The Scripps National Spelling Bee, presented by Kindle,...


Mar 01, 2016, 08:00 ET Scripps management to present at 24th Deutsche Bank Conference on March 8

 Rich Boehne, chairman, president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP), will discuss the company's business...


Feb 26, 2016, 07:30 ET Scripps reports fourth-quarter 2015 results

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


Feb 23, 2016, 09:00 ET Scripps National Spelling Bee Announces Kindle As New Presenting Sponsor

The Scripps National Spelling Bee has solidified an agreement with Kindle as the presenting sponsor of the nation's largest and longest-running...


Feb 22, 2016, 09:10 ET Whistleblowers say Veterans Choice program used to reduce crucial services at VA hospital

 For veterans, the July 2014 Veterans Choice Act was intended to reduce wait times at Veterans Affairs hospitals by providing billions to pay...


Feb 18, 2016, 13:05 ET Scripps station, KTTS 94.7 FM, wins Station of the Year from Academy of Country Music

KTTS 94.7 FM in Springfield, Missouri, is Station of the Year for small markets, according to the Academy of Country Music. The country music...


Feb 17, 2016, 08:52 ET Scripps-WCPO investigation reveals Cincinnati VA in state of disarray

A four-month joint investigation by the Scripps Washington Bureau and WCPO in Cincinnati has uncovered inappropriate conduct and conflicts of...


Feb 16, 2016, 10:00 ET Midroll Media named to Fast Company's 2016 Most Innovative Companies list

 Midroll Media, the leader in the fast-growing podcasting ecosystem, is included in Fast Company's new ranking of the world's 50 Most...