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Sep 16, 2014, 15:05 ET

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

 Nick Nicholson, an experienced media executive with a track record of success in competitive markets, is the new vice president and general...

Sep 10, 2014, 14:00 ET

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

 WCPO, the Cincinnati ABC affiliate of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and the first television station in the country to develop a...

Sep 10, 2014, 10:00 ET

Newsy President and Founder Awarded 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the State of Missouri

Jim Spencer, president and founder of Newsy, was awarded the Governor's Entrepreneur of the Year Award at Missouri's 2014 Governor's...

Sep 09, 2014, 15:36 ET

Anderson Independent Mail promotes Stephen Mullins to editor

 Stephen Mullins, a respected South Carolina journalist and newsroom leader, is the new editor of The Anderson (S.C.) Independent...

Sep 08, 2014, 15:33 ET

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

 The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) reaches a significant milestone today as its original shows The List and The Now launch in new markets. ...

Sep 02, 2014, 08:30 ET

Anderson Independent Mail editor announces his retirement after distinguished career

John C. Huff Jr., editor of the Independent Mail in Anderson, S.C., since 2008, has announced his retirement after a newspaper career that dates to...

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...

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 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 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...