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Last $22.06 USD
Change Today -0.20 / -0.90%
Volume 143.1K
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The E. W. Scripps Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a media enterprise with interests in television stations, newspapers, and local and national digital media sites. It produces news and information content that informs and engages local and national communities; and operates digital sites offering local news and information, and user-generated content. The company also provides television programming services; syndication services for news features and comics under the United Media brand name; Newsy, a digital video news service; and WeatherSphere that offers weather-related mobile apps. It owns 21 local television stations, as well as daily newspapers in 13 markets in the United States. The company was formerly known as Scripps Howard, Inc. The E. W. Scripps Company was founded in 1878 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

4,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/13/15
Founded in 1878

ew scripps co/the-a (SSP) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $680.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $360.0K
Senior Vice President of Broadcast Division
Total Annual Compensation: $460.0K
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ew scripps co/the-a (SSP) Key Developments

The E. W. Scripps Company Names Peter Noll as VP/GM of KERO in Bakersfield, California

The E. W. Scripps Company announced Peter Noll is returning to company as the vice president and general manager of KERO in Bakersfield, California, effective May 18, 2015. Since 2010 Noll, has been with ABC/Disney Television, as director of ABC Affiliate Marketing and Promotion in Burbank, California, where he and his team worked with all ABC stations on network marketing strategies and plans. Before joining KJRH, Peter worked as the Assistant Promotions Manager at KCRA in Sacramento, California. He also held various positions in marketing and news at KHOU in Houston, KOTV in Tulsa, KELO in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and KGAN in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The E. W. Scripps Company Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Financial Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

The E. W. Scripps Company reported consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. The company's net loss attributable to shareholders was $5.1 million, or $0.09 per share, compared with a year-earlier loss of $612,000, or $0.01 per share. Excluding acquisition and integration costs for the Journal Communications transaction, the company would have had a loss of $0.02 per share in the first quarter. Operating revenue rose to $214.5 million from $203.8 million a year earlier, primarily due to the increase in retransmission revenue and revenue from the two television stations acquired from Granite. The company reported a loss from operations before income taxes of $7.84 million in the 2015 quarter, compared to $0.8 million in the 2014 quarter. Operating loss was $4,468,000 compared to operating income of $1,938,000 a year ago. Adjusted total operating revenues were $184.4 million compared to $172.8 million a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $6.5 million compared to $11.3 million a year ago. Adjusted income from operations before income taxes was $2.5 million compared to $7.1 million a year ago. For the full year 2015, the company expects television revenue down in the low-single digits, flat radio revenue and digital revenue up in the high teens. The company expects interest expense of $15 million, capex of $30 million, depreciation of $40 million and amortization of $15 million. The company expects its effective tax rate to be in the 40% range, excluding the impact of transaction costs.

The E.W. Scripps Company Appoints Doug Lyons as Company's Treasurer

The E.W. Scripps Company expanded the role of one of its long-time financial executives. Doug Lyons, who has been vice president and controller for Scripps since July 2008, effective May 7, 2015, also becomes the company's treasurer. Tim Wesolowski, senior vice president and chief financial officer, had previously also served as treasurer. As treasurer, Doug will focus on short- and long-term financing, cash management, benefit asset management and financial risk management. In his role as controller, Doug will continue to lead the accounting team, including all external financial reporting. Lyons will continue to report to Wesolowski.


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