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2014-03-11 12:29:30

Skilled newspaper executive now leads Scripps newspapers in San Angelo and Abilene CINCINNATI, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has appointed Jeff DeLoach, publisher of its Standard-Times newspaper in San Angelo, Texas, to also serve as publisher of the Abilene Reporter-News. His expanded role is effective immediately. As publisher in San Angelo since 2009, DeLoach has been a driving force in transforming the Standard-Times into a...

2011-06-14 08:25:00

CINCINNATI, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Timothy E. Stautberg, a former newspaper executive who most recently served as The E.W. Scripps Company's (NYSE: SSP) senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, has been named the senior vice president of the company's newspaper division, effective immediately. Stautberg, 48, will lead a portfolio of newspapers and affiliated digital products in 13 markets from coast to coast. Among the largest local newspaper brands owned by...

2009-08-25 17:00:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a move designed to ensure that its 13 daily newspapers put increased emphasis on community-changing local content and peak-performing advertising sales, The E.W. Scripps Company today unveiled the first in a series of organizational changes that will enable faster sharing of best practices, standardization of business processes and more efficient utilization of resources. In conference calls with investors earlier this year, the company has...

2009-06-08 07:21:00

CINCINNATI, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Less than four months after the Rocky Mountain News published its final edition, its long-time parent company is negotiating agreements with two Colorado organizations to ensure responsible stewardship of the storied newspaper's archives and artifacts. The E.W. Scripps Company, which closed the Rocky on Feb. 27, 2009, is finalizing an arrangement with the Denver Public Library, which would assume ownership of the Rocky's voluminous archives,...

2009-02-26 14:55:00

Contributions of Rocky Mountain News noted as its story ends DENVER, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Denver Post - which has served for the last 117 years as "The Voice of the Rocky Mountain Empire" - today entered a new era in which Coloradans will look to it more than ever as the region's information leader. Beginning with the Saturday, February 28th edition, The Denver Post will be the metro area's only major daily newspaper. The Rocky Mountain News will publish its final edition Friday,...

2009-02-26 16:02:57

Colorado's oldest newspaper, the Rocky Mountain News, said it will close up shop Friday after nearly 150 years in the news business. E.W. Scripps, the paper's owner, said the newspaper had failed to find a buyer, The Denver Post reported Thursday. The closing ends work for 200 newsroom personnel, the Post said. Today the Rocky Mountain News, long the leading voice in Denver, becomes a victim of changing times in our industry and huge economic challenges, Scripps Chief Executive Officer Rich...

2009-01-28 13:42:50

Two Colorado newspapers are sparring over $13 million one of the papers allegedly borrowed from a joint operating agency to cover payroll costs. Executives from E.W. Scripps Co., owner of the Rocky Mountain News, accused The Denver Post of borrowing the sum without its knowledge, the Rocky Mountain News reported Wednesday. We request that this practice cease and that the Post find a way to fund its editorial payroll without resorting to this, E.W. Scripps President and Chief Executive Officer...

2008-12-04 12:38:00

CINCINNATI, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company has decided to offer for sale its Denver-based daily newspaper, The Rocky Mountain News, as well as the newspaper's 50-percent interest in the Denver Newspaper Agency, which publishes the Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post under a joint operating agreement (JOA). Scripps bought the Rocky Mountain News, which is Colorado's first newspaper and the state's oldest continuously operated business, in 1926. After a...

2008-11-24 11:36:03

U.S. officials aren't acting on information to help Rocky Flats nuclear power plant employees exposed to radiation, a scientist said. Margaret Ruttenber of the Colorado Department of Public Health told the Rocky Mountain News she's collected data that show which workers were monitored for a particularly dangerous type of radiation emitted by neutrons. She said a federal scientist has known about the data since June. The information in the report would qualify the workers for medical care and...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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