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Latest Scripps National Spelling Bee Stories

2014-04-08 08:28:07

CINCINNATI, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's largest and longest-running educational program is collaborating with the world's largest software company. Today, the Scripps National Spelling Bee named Microsoft Corp. the Official Technology Champion of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee. "Like the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Microsoft is deeply committed to supporting educators and educational programs. In fact, since 2003, Microsoft has partnered with educators to impact...

2014-03-31 08:26:47

HOUSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After competing in 12 rounds with fifty-five total spellers from 42 Texas counties, co-champions, Shobha Dasari, a seventh grader at Pearland Junior High School West in Pearland ISD and Syamantak Payra an eighth grader at Westbrook Intermediate School in Clear Creek ISD, were awarded co-champion titles from the Houston Public Media Spelling Bee, for the second year in a row. The two spellers will advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, May...

2014-03-20 16:24:54

CINCINNATI, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scripps Howard Foundation is proud to announce the winners and finalists of its annual Scripps Howard Awards, honoring the best work in the communications industry and journalism education in 2013. Established in 1953, the Scripps Howard Foundation's national journalism awards competition is open to news organizations based in the U.S. and recognizes outstanding print, broadcast and online journalism in 15 categories. Two additional...

2014-02-24 16:23:36

Twitter post: Award of Merit goes to @asymson from @borrellassoc for the innovative ways he leads the digital transformation for @EWScrippsCo NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adam Symson, senior vice president and chief digital officer for The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP), has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Borrell Award of Merit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140224/CL70615 The honor, also known as the Innovator's Award, is bestowed on an executive who...

2013-11-16 23:00:42

eReflect offers a look at words used in the latest Scripps National Spelling Bee to its blog readers and encourages people of all ages to join in their local spelling bees. The list of words includes some that knocked out contestants in the Scripps competition. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 The e-learning company eReflect, developer of Ultimate Spelling software, recently shared with its readers words used in the latest Scripps National Spelling Bee. The blog post, published...

2013-11-12 16:23:02

Changes to storied Washington D.C. bureau bring renewed focus on enterprise reporting across platforms CINCINNATI, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today announced a restructuring and expansion of its historic political and national reporting bureau in Washington, D.C. At a time when national political affairs are having an immediate and profound impact on communities across the country, Scripps has decided to enhance its investigative reporting...

2013-11-04 12:25:18

CINCINNATI, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has signed a deal with MGM Domestic Television Distribution LLC (MGM), a division of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., as the syndication partner for its original game show, Let's Ask America, in television markets nationwide after the successful launch of the show in Scripps markets last fall. Let's Ask America airs Monday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. and other timeslots in the 13 Scripps television markets. MGM...

2013-09-12 20:20:53

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following release is being issued by the National Press Club: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) WHAT: Politicians vs. Press Spelling Bee WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 18 8:00 p.m. WHERE: National Press Club WHO: Nine members of Congress will face off against nine members of the news media in a spelling bee that will be conducted by spelling bee experts from Merriam-Webster. See participant names below...

2013-08-22 12:26:34

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One hundred years ago, the National Press Club organized a spelling bee, pitting members of Congress against Beltway reporters. In 1913, President Wilson attended, a member of his Cabinet moderated and an Ohio congressman won. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080917/NPCLOGO) Next month, the Press Club is reprising the "Best Speller in the United States" competition, to celebrate Washington, D.C., history, promote...

2013-08-22 08:25:12

Vocabulary Content Provided for First Time CINCINNATI, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Students are going back to school to immerse themselves in the study of reading, writing and arithmetic. And as the students hit the books, teachers, school administrators and PTA leaders can hit the web to enroll schools in the 2013-2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee. School enrollment takes place exclusively at spellingbee.com. Parents can also use the search function on the site to see if their child's...