The E.W. Scripps Company seeks a news producer, WFTX

WFTX, The E.W. Scripps affiliate in Fort Myers, Florida is seeking a dynamic News Producer who wants to tell stories with integrity, live the principles of journalism, and make our communities stronger! WHAT YOU’LL DO: Develop and organizes newscasts or local programs; responsible for writing, story development and showcasing. Collaborate with reporters, anchors, news managers […]

Milwaukee TV station names Crossley managing editor

Adrienne Crossley has joined The E.W. Scripps Company as managing editor of WTMJ-TV Ch. 4, an NBC affiliate in Milwaukee. Crossley is also the secretary of the Wisconsin Black Media Association and a member of both the National Association of Black Journalists and Delta Sigma Theta sorority. Previously, she was an executive producer at Spectrum […]

Scripps selects six veteran journalists for new initiative

The following excerpt was sent out: The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has placed six veteran print journalists across its local and national media newsrooms, officially launching its Google-backed Journalism Journey Initiative, which aims to retain accomplished journalists in the industry by redeploying their reporting skills for video-driven reporting platforms. Google has made a financial commitment […]

E.W. Scripps to launch new sports division

The E.W. Scripps Company has announced the formation of a sports division as it aims to acquire local and national rights for teams and leagues. Brian Lawlor, who has led Scripps’ local media division since 2009, will serve as president of the sports division. Lawlor said: “Sports is one of the most important content genres […]

E.W. Scripps adds two journalists to Scripps News venture

E.W. Scripps will launch Scripps News on Jan. 1, which combines the company’s Newsy network, its Local Media national desk and its Washington Bureau into one organization. Steve Turnham has been named Washington bureau chief. Turnham will lead the network’s politics and investigative reporting and impact initiatives. Previously, he served as managing editor of Newsy. […]

E.W. Scripps appoints Iovino to lead new journalism initiative

The E.W. Scripps Company has hired Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jim Iovino to lead the new Google-backed Scripps Journalism Journey Initiative. An excerpt from the announcement reads: “The multi-year initiative is designed to transition experienced journalists with primarily print news backgrounds into video-driven news careers. Google has made a financial commitment to Scripps to underwrite the newly […]

Scripps, Google partner on multi-year initiative

The E.W. Scripps Company and Google are collaborating on a multi-year deal to prepare experienced journalists with print news backgrounds for broadcast news careers. Under the agreement, Google has committed to underwrite the newly created Scripps Journalism Journey Initiative. Selected journalists will be hired full-time, holding positions in Scripps local and national media newsrooms. Journalists […]

Journal-News names Gambrell editor

The Journal-News of Butler County, Ohio, has named Mandy Gambrell editor of the Journal-News, Today’s Pulse, Oxford Press and all its digital products associated with the site. Gambrel succeeds Kyle Nagel, who has been named managing editor of innovation for Cox First Media, parent company of the Journal-News. Initially, she worked as a copy editor […]

Scripps finalizes sale of Triton

The E.W. Scripps Company has closed its sale of Triton to iHeartMedia for $230 million, as per reports. Triton, a global tech and services leader for the digital audio and podcast industry was bought by Scripps for $150 million in 2018. The sale marks Scripps’ exit from podcasting and digital audio, as previously the company […]

Boehne to step down as Scripps chairman, announces retirement from board

Rich Boehne will be stepping down as chairman and retiring from the E.W. Scripps Company board when his term expires on May 3, 2021. Kim Williams will succeed him as chair of the board, effective the same date. Adam Symson, Scripps president and CEO said: “Rich has left a lasting imprint on our businesses and […]