Symson promoted at Scripps affirming strategy for digital media businesses

  Symson promoted at Scripps affirming strategy for digital media businesses

PR Newswire

CINCINNATI, March 5, 2013

CINCINNATI, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP)
today announced that Adam Symson, the company's chief digital officer since
2011, has been promoted to senior vice president, effective immediately.

"Adam has shown skill and courage during an aggressive build-out of new
digital-media products and services, and the adventure is just beginning,"
said Rich Boehne, Scripps president and CEO. "His promotion affirms our
commitment to being the digital journalism and revenue leader in Scripps
markets across the country."

Symson, 38, began his career as a journalist. He was an investigative producer
at CBS stations in Los Angeles and Chicago as well as the Scripps ABC
affiliate in Phoenix before joining the Scripps corporate operation in 2003 to
be the director of investigations and special projects in the television
division. He later became the television division's director of news strategy
and operations.

In 2006, he agreed to take on a new challenge as director of content and
marketing in the Scripps interactive media division, which included at the
time both local digital businesses and national/international digital commerce
brands. When a portion of that group was spun off with Scripps Networks
Interactive in 2008, he was named vice president for interactive in the
Scripps television division. In 2011, he took over responsibility for all of
The E.W. Scripps Company's digital businesses.

Symson is a 1996 graduate of theUniversity of California, Los Angeles. He and
his wife, Sherri, have two children and live in Cincinnati.

About Scripps 

Scripps ( is a leading media enterprise driven to develop and
expand its digital strategies while embracing its rich history in delivering
quality journalism through television stations, newspapers and the Scripps
Howard News Service. Creative, talented and energetic employees are leading
the way at 19 television stations and in 13 newspaper markets. The Scripps
digital group is growing and gaining momentum with new product offerings,
enhancements, and technology that gives customers more options than ever
before to find the information and entertainment they crave.

SOURCE The E.W. Scripps Company

Contact: Valerie Miller, The E.W. Scripps Company, +1-513-977-3023,
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