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2014-07-10 05:01:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Probably best known as a controversial pizza topping, anchovies were spotted in a massive school just off the coast of La Jolla, California by researchers from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography on Tuesday. The Scripps researchers said they hadn’t seen a school that large in around 30 years and could only speculate as to why so many fish had grouped together just a few yards from the beach. The massive school of anchovies...

2014-07-01 08:26:15

Twitter post: .@EWScrippsCo promotes Shanna Cannon to regional publisher @vcstar - great leader, motivator and believer in the importance of digital CINCINNATI, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company has promoted Shanna Cannon, a newspaper executive with more than 20 years of experience, to regional publisher of the Ventura County (California) Star, effective immediately. She steps up to a larger-circulation newspaper from her role as publisher of the Scripps-owned...

2014-06-12 12:30:30

KJRH, WCPO, Newsy honored with one of the industry's most coveted awards CINCINNATI, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two local market television stations of The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) - WCPO in Cincinnati and KJRH in Tulsa, Oklahoma - and its national video news network Newsy, have earned 2014 National Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association. In the investigative reporting category for large market television, WCPO, an ABC affiliate, won a...

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,...


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