Scripps announces upcoming changes to the board of directors
CINCINNATI, Feb. 25, 2013
CINCINNATI, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE:
SSP)today announced a number of changes to the composition of the board of
directors that will be elected at the annual meeting of shareholders on May 1,
Nackey E. Scagliotti, a great-granddaughter of the founder, a director since
1999 and the chair since 2008, has notified the board that she will retire
from service as a director after the annual meeting and will not stand for
The board's nominating committee has recommended that Rich Boehne, who has
been the chief executive officer and a director since 2008, replace Ms.
Scagliotti as the board's chair. With the CEO serving as chair, the board will
select a lead independent director from among the directors elected in May.
The board also announced that Kelly Conlin, the chairman and chief executive
officer of NameMedia, has been nominated as a director and will stand for
election by the Common Voting shareholders at the May 1 meeting. NameMediais
a privately held company that operates a global e-commerce platform for the
buying and selling of domain names. The company alsomanagesa portfolio of
nearly one million domainnames.
Scripps (www.scripps.com) is a leading media enterprise that embraces its rich
history in delivering high-quality journalism through television stations,
newspapers and the Scripps Howard News Service, while developing and expanding
its digital strategies for multiple platforms. The company provides
community-changing breaking news, story-telling, investigations and
interactive outreach at 19 television stations in major markets such as
Denver, San Diego, Detroit, Phoenix, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Tampa, and 13
newspaper markets, including Memphis, Knoxville, Naples, Fla., and Corpus
Christi, Texas. Since 1941, Scripps has operated the National Spelling Bee,
one of America's most-enduring celebrations of academic excellence. For a full
listing of Scripps media companies and their associated Web sites, visit
SOURCE The E.W. Scripps Company
Contact: Tim King, The E.W. Scripps Company, +1-513-977-3732,
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