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2014-02-13 12:25:47

CINCINNATI, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today addressed the potential impact on its retransmission revenue if a merger of cable providers Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable were to be consummated. "A Comcast-Time Warner deal would have no impact on our retransmission revenue over the next two years," said Rich Boehne, Scripps chairman, president and CEO. "We'll have to assess the longer-term impact when the details are more clear, including the...

2014-02-11 12:24:14

Long-time television news leader has a proven history of developing winning news markets CINCINNATI, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has hired industry veteran Sean McLaughlin as its vice president of news, effective March 6. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140211/CL63006 McLaughlin, a dynamic news leader with proven results, joins Scripps from KMOV in St. Louis, where he was executive news director and creative services director. He...

2014-02-10 08:23:32

CINCINNATI, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has agreed to acquire two television stations owned by Granite Broadcasting Corp. - Detroit MyNetworkTV affiliate WMYD and Buffalo, N.Y., ABC affiliate WKBW - for $110 million in cash. The acquisition of WMYD creates a duopoly with the largest Scripps station, Detroit ABC affiliate WXYZ. The acquisition of WKBW in Buffalo adds the ABC station in market #52. With this deal, Scripps will own 11 ABC...

2014-01-10 16:20:12

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embark on an unforgettable adventure and experience the annual epic journey of gray whales aboard Flagship Cruises & Events Whale Watching Tour with a naturalist from Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Celebrate our 14-year local partnership aboard twice-daily whale watching cruises departing from 990 North Harbor Drive, next to the USS Midway. Witness one of the longest mammal migrations in the world,...

2013-12-09 16:24:31

Newsy acquisition is key part of company's plan to win in the digital news marketplace CINCINNATI, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has acquired Columbia, Mo.-based digital video news provider Newsy, a five-year-old startup that has built its early success on a multi-source, multi-platform approach to storytelling. "Newsy adds an important dimension to our video news strategy. It's a next-generation news network designed and built...

2013-12-02 12:24:50

CINCINNATI, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has refinanced its debt with a new $275 million senior secured credit facility. The facility consists of a $200 million, seven-year term loan and a $75 million, five-year revolver. The company used net proceeds to refinance the previous senior secured credit facilities that were scheduled to mature in 2016. "Terms of the new debt align very well with our strategic plans," said Tim Wesolowski, chief...

2013-11-13 12:23:39

Libby Averyt has extensive knowledge of newspaper operations and the Corpus Christi community CINCINNATI, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today announced Libby Averyt will become regional publisher and chief revenue officer for the Caller-Times in Corpus Christi, Texas, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Averyt succeeds Darrell Coleman, who is retiring at the end of the year after 35 years in the newspaper business, the last four as publisher of the...

2013-10-30 12:23:35

CINCINNATI, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today announced that Bill Barker has been named regional publisher and chief revenue officer of the Naples Daily News, effective Nov. 11. Barker's move to Naples keeps him in Florida, where he has spent nearly a decade in leadership roles overseeing newspaper publications and media operations in the Tampa Bay area. Most recently, he served as president and publisher of the Tampa Media Group Inc., a...

2013-10-28 08:29:18

This transformation enhances the health system's ability to adapt to ICD-10 compliance and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) requirements NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genpact Limited (NYSE: G), a global leader in transforming and running business processes and operations, today announced an agreement with Scripps Health, a leading private, nonprofit health system, to provide extensive inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room hospital coding support and other...

2013-09-30 12:27:41

Effects of new government-backed markets will take time to emerge SAN DIEGO, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the launch of California's new health insurance exchange Oct. 1, Scripps President and CEO Chris Van Gorder is making the case for calm, noting that it will take time to know the new law's full effects. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121018/LA95241LOGO) "There has been much anticipation in the lead up to this Affordable Care Act milestone," Van Gorder said....