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The E. W. Scripps Company (SSP)

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The E. W. Scripps Company

Scripps Center
Suite 2800
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States

IndustryBroadcasting - TV
Full Time Employees4,100

Key Executives

Mr. Richard A. BoehneChairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres1.64M2.72M61
Mr. Timothy M. WesolowskiChief Financial Officer and Sr. VP668.21kN/A59
Mr. Adam P. SymsonChief Operating Officer and Director668.08kN/A42
Ms. Lisa Ann KnutsonChief Admin. Officer and Sr. VP585.49kN/A51
Mr. Brian G. LawlorSr. VP of Broadcast750.27kN/A50
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


The E. W. Scripps Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a media enterprise with a portfolio of television, radio, and digital media brands. It operates through Television, Radio, Digital, and Syndication and Other segments. The Television segment operates broadcast television stations, which produces news, information, and entertainment content. This segment also runs network programming, syndicated programming, and internally produced programming. The Radio segment operates 28 FM stations and 6 AM stations. The Digital segment operates local digital sites offering local news, information, and user-generated content, as well as national content and other content sources. This segment is also involved in the national digital businesses, such as Cracked, a multi-platform humor and satire brand which informs and entertains millennial audiences with a Website, original digital video, social media, and a podcast; Newsy, an over-the-top video news service; and Midroll Media that creates original podcasts and operates a network. The Syndication and Other segment engages in the syndication of news features and comics, and other features for the newspaper industry. The company was formerly known as Scripps Howard, Inc. The E. W. Scripps Company was founded in 1878 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Corporate Governance

The E. W. Scripps Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 2, 2017 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.