News releases from The E.W. Scripps Company
Scripps launches 24-hour Florida statewide news network
June 15, 2021
The Florida 24 Network highlights reporting from Scripps' six Florida stations and is available over-the-top in every TV market across the state
The Society of Professional Journalists has selected Newsy, the national news network owned by The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), as the recipient of a Sigma Delta Chi Award for excellence in...
For journalism that seeks truth, examines inequities, serves the public and demonstrates the indispensability of a free and trustworthy press, WTMJ, the Milwaukee-based NBC station owned by The E.W....
WFTS' 'The Price of Protection' investigation wins The American Legion's top broadcast honor
May 26, 2021
WFTS, the Tampa-based ABC station owned by The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), has won the top broadcast honor in The American Legion's Fourth Estate Awards for its 2020 investigative series "The...
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has promoted Ross White to the role of vice president and general manager for KOAA, Scripps' NBC affiliate in Colorado Springs, Colorado, effective immediately.
As the Scripps National Spelling Bee prepares to make its return to TV screens across the country beginning June 12, more than 200 spellers are preparing to showcase their skills in the competition's...
Scripps collaborates with Amazon Advertising to bring Amazon's premium OTT offerings to local businesses
May 18, 2021
Further accelerating its leadership in the over-the-top (OTT) space, The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is collaborating with Amazon Advertising to bring its OTT advertising offerings to local...
KNXV, the Phoenix-based television station owned by The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), has won a National Headliner Award for its 2020 investigative series, "Full Disclosure."
Scripps to webcast discussion from Needham Virtual Technology and Media Conference on May 20
May 10, 2021
Adam Symson, president and CEO of The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), Jason Combs, CFO, and Carolyn Micheli, senior vice president of corporate communications and investor relations, will discuss...
Local Media core advertising continued post-election momentum; Scripps Networks delivered as promised in first quarter as a division
Innovation, data-driven journalism and determination to keep a nation and a world informed characterize the 2020 recipients of the prestigious Scripps Howard Awards.
Scripps National Spelling Bee to test spellers with new on-air elements in 2021 competition
April 19, 2021
With its return to television screens across the country, the Scripps National Spelling Bee will introduce new elements to its nationally broadcast competition this year.
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) will report first-quarter 2021 operating results before Nasdaq trading begins on Friday, May 7.
Scripps announces plans to redeem 2025 senior notes
April 15, 2021
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) intends to redeem all $400 million in aggregate principal of its outstanding 5.125% senior notes due 2025 (CUSIP No. 811054AG0).
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) will soon launch its popular over-the-top (OTT) national news network Newsy over the air (OTA) as well – serving the free, growing OTA market of cord-cutting...
2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee season to launch June 12
April 06, 2021
The official competition schedule will include three live telecasts of virtual rounds in lead-up to July 8 in-person finals
Scripps completes sale of Triton to iHeartMedia
March 31, 2021
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) closed today on its sale of Triton to iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) for $230 million.
Scripps appoints Keith Summa to lead national investigative reporting for Washington Bureau
March 29, 2021
Veteran journalist and media executive will serve as Scripps Washington deputy bureau chief and executive producer of investigations
As part of its commitment to advance equity, diversity and inclusion within the journalism industry, the Scripps Howard Foundation has selected the University of North Texas and Elon University as the...
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has appointed Evan Pappas to the role of vice president and general manager for WFTX, Scripps' Fox affiliate in Ft. Myers, Florida, effective April 12.
Scripps taps Kate O'Brian to lead enterprise journalism for national networks division
March 17, 2021
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has appointed award-winning network news executive Kate O'Brian as head of news for its national television networks business, effective April 12.
WSFL in Miami will partner with WPLG to launch new newscasts
March 10, 2021
WSFL-TV39, a CW affiliate owned by The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), and WPLG Local 10, an ABC affiliate owned by Berkshire Hathaway, will expand their commitment to South Florida audiences this...
The New York Times and The Washington Post are the front-runners in the 68th Scripps Howard Awards, each with three entries selected as finalists for one of the media industry's most prestigious...
Scripps commits airtime in all 41 markets to advance national conversation on implicit bias
March 04, 2021
'Hidden Bias of Good People' to run commercial interruption-free on Scripps' local TV stations beginning March 8
Scripps to launch two new free TV networks
March 02, 2021
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) will launch two new national television networks – available free to viewers across the country on any television set – as the company continues to capitalize on...
Scripps National Spelling Bee appoints national youth education leader as executive director
March 01, 2021
Scripps reports fourth-quarter 2020 results
February 26, 2021
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) today reported operating results for the fourth quarter of 2020.
Scripps National Spelling Bee returns this summer
February 22, 2021
Rich Boehne to retire from Scripps board; Kim Williams will succeed as board chair
February 18, 2021
Rich Boehne has notified the board of directors of The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) that he will step down as chairman and retire from the board when his term expires on May 3, 2021. Kim Williams...
Scripps agrees to sell Triton Digital to iHeartMedia for $230 million
February 17, 2021
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has entered into an agreement with iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) to sell Triton Digital for $230 million – a cash-on-cash return of 1.6x for a business Scripps...