Press Releases

Scripps reports first-quarter 2019 results

Fri, May 10, 2019

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) today reported operating results for the first quarter of 2019. Total revenue was $292 million...

Newsy expands pay-TV distribution, adding full slate of news programming to fuboTV

Wed, May 08, 2019

CINCINNATI – As part of its rapid expansion across over-the-top and cable television platforms, Newsy has added its full slate of news programming...

Scripps declares second-quarter 2019 dividend

Wed, May 08, 2019

CINCINNATI – The board of directors of The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has declared a cash dividend for the second quarter of 2019. Scripps...

Scripps closes its acquisition of 15 television stations from Cordillera Communications

Wed, May 01, 2019

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has closed its acquisition of 15 television stations in 10 markets from Cordillera...

Stitcher podcasts win five Webby Awards – topping all other podcast networks

Fri, April 26, 2019

CINCINNATI – Five popular podcasts produced by industry leader Stitcher, owned by The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), have been named Webby...

WTVF ‘Toxic School Water’ investigation wins first-place National Headliner Award

Thu, April 25, 2019

CINCINNATI – WTVF, the Nashville, Tennessee-based television station owned by The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), has won a National Headliner...

‘Case Cleared’ wins investigative journalism award from Society of Professional Journalists

Thu, April 25, 2019

CINCINNATI – The Society of Professional Journalists has selected “Case Cleared,” a joint investigation from Newsy, Reveal from the Center for...

Scripps to report first-quarter 2019 operating results on May 10

Wed, April 24, 2019

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) will report first-quarter 2019 operating results before Nasdaq trading begins on Friday, May...

Scripps appoints Jim Doty VP/GM – director of sales at KERO in Bakersfield, California

Thu, April 18, 2019

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has hired Jim Doty as vice president and general manager – director of sales at KERO, Scripps’...

‘Sold in America’ podcast from Stitcher, Scripps wins prestigious Gracie Award

Tue, April 16, 2019

CNCINNATI – “Sold in America,” the 2018 podcast series produced by industry leader Stitcher, owned by The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), and...

Scripps Buffalo station recognized by IRE for “Fall from Grace” series on clergy abuse

Tue, April 09, 2019

CNCINNATI – WKBW, the Buffalo, New York, ABC affiliate owned by The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), is being recognized by Investigative...

Scripps nominates broadcast veteran Wonya Lucas to board of directors

Wed, March 27, 2019

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has nominated Wonya Lucas, president and CEO of Public Broadcasting Atlanta, for election to...

Scripps casts look at future of media with 16 sessions at NAB annual convention

Tue, March 26, 2019

CINCINNATI – Top executives from The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) and its portfolio of brands will participate in more than 15 sessions...

Scripps wins Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Political Journalism

Thu, March 21, 2019

CINCINNATI– For its comprehensive coverage of controversial topics that went beyond the headlines, The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is being...

Scripps to acquire eight television stations from Nexstar-Tribune merger divestitures

Wed, March 20, 2019

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is acquiring eight television stations in seven markets from the Nexstar Media Group, Inc....

Winners of 2018 Scripps Howard Awards announced, honoring the best in journalism

Tue, March 05, 2019

CINCINNATI – Comprehensive multiplatform reporting and collaboration with news outlets are trends among winners of the 2018 Scripps Howard Awards....

Scripps reports fourth-quarter 2018 results

Fri, March 01, 2019

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) today reported operating results for the fourth quarter of 2018. Total revenue was $368 million...

Scripps declares first-quarter 2019 dividend

Wed, February 27, 2019

CINCINNATI – The board of directors of The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has declared a cash dividend for the first quarter of 2019. Scripps...

Scripps Howard Awards select the best of 2018 journalism, announce finalists

Tue, February 26, 2019

CINCINNATI – The New York Times and the South Florida Sun Sentinel in Deerfield Beach, Florida, lead news organizations receiving recognition from...

Stitcher announces new podcasts with Vox Media, Conan O’Brien, Bill Nye and more

Wed, February 20, 2019

LOS ANGELES – Podcast industry leader Stitcher today unveiled its expanding roster of new shows, original content and advertising partnerships at...

Top podcast companies to present Winter Podcast Upfront at United Talent Agency

Wed, February 13, 2019

ESPN, iHeartRadio, NPR, PMM, Stitcher, WNYC Studios and Wondery will bring marquee podcast talent to unveil industry announcements LOS ANGELES–...

Scripps announces 2018 Give Light Awards winners

Thu, February 07, 2019

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) today awarded its Give Light Awards, honoring some of the best work from 2018 across the...

Scripps appoints Kara McNeely VP and GM of KGUN/KWBA in Tucson, Arizona

Wed, February 06, 2019

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has hired Kara McNeely as vice president and general manager of KGUN and KWBA, Scripps’ ABC and...

Scripps to report fourth-quarter 2018 operating results on March 1

Fri, February 01, 2019

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) will report fourth-quarter 2018 operating results before Nasdaq trading begins on Friday, March...

Scripps renews affiliation agreement with NBC

Wed, January 09, 2019

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has completed a new multi-year affiliation agreement with NBC. The agreement, effective Jan. 1,...

Scripps to present at 21st Annual Needham Growth Conference in New York on Jan. 16

Mon, January 07, 2019

CINCINNATI – Adam Symson, president and chief executive officer of The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP), and Lisa Knutson, executive vice...

Scripps completes acquisition of TV stations in Texas and Florida; names new leadership

Wed, January 02, 2019

CINCINNATI – The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) closed today on its acquisition of three ABC-affiliated television stations in Florida and...