Jeff Brogan Appointed GM of WCPO

                       Jeff Brogan Appointed GM of WCPO

PR Newswire

CINCINNATI, April 5, 2013

CINCINNATI, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Jeff Brogan, a television executive
dedicated to local news strategy, has been appointed vice president and
general manager of WCPO, the ABC affiliate in Cincinnati that has been owned
and operated by The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP)since 1949.

Brogan, 36, began his television news career in his hometown of Cincinnati at
WXIX. He moved to Scripps-owned WCPO in 2000 as a newscast producer. He was
promoted to executive producer in 2004 and became WCPO's assistant news
director in 2008.

Brogan was promoted to news director of Scripps-owned WPTV in West Palm Beach,
Fla., in 2010, overseeing the news operations of Florida's highest-rated TV
station. In 2012, Scripps moved Brogan into a corporate role that oversees
news strategy at several of its stations.

"WCPO has a long history of agenda-setting journalism that serves the
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky community," said Brian Lawlor, senior vice
president of the Scripps television division. "As a seasoned media executive
who values creative storytelling and impactful journalism, Jeff will now have
the opportunity to work in his hometown to help define the role of a local
media organization in this new digital era."

Brogan has been interim general manager since January. He replaces Steve
Thaxton, who left in December after leading the station since March 2011.

Brogan is a graduate of Elder High School. He earned a bachelor's degree from
the University of Dayton.

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: Carolyn Micheli, The E.W. Scripps Company, 513-977-3732,
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