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The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP)

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The E.W. Scripps Company

Scripps Center
Suite 2800 312 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States

Sector(s)Communication Services
Full Time Employees5,400

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Adam P. SymsonPres, CEO & Director2.43MN/A1975
Ms. Laura M. TomlinExec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer588.18kN/A1976
Mr. William AppletonExec. VP & Gen. Counsel852.96kN/A1949
Mr. Brian G. LawlorPres of Local Media1.17MN/A1967
Ms. Lisa Ann KnutsonPres of Scripps Networks1.06MN/A1966
Mr. Jason CombsExec. VP & CFON/AN/A1977
Mr. Jonathan KatzCOO & Head of Entertainment for National Television Networks Bus.N/AN/AN/A
Ms. Carolyn Pione MicheliSr. VP of Corp. Communications & Investor RelationsN/AN/A1970
Mr. Mark L. KoorsVP of Audit & ComplianceN/AN/A1964
Mr. David M. GilesChief Ethics Officer, VP & Deputy Gen. CounselN/AN/A1961
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 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 through a portfolio of local and national media brands. The company operates through Local Media, National Media, and Other segments. The Local Media segment operates broadcast television stations, which produce news, information, and entertainment content, as well as its related digital operations. This segment also runs network, syndicated, and original programming. The National Media segment offers content services through apps on Internet-connected devices, such as set-top boxes, smartphones, smart televisions, and tablets. This segment also operates Katz, which broadcasts content through over-the-air on local broadcasters' digital sub-channels, and cable and satellite; Newsy, a national news network, which provides politics, entertainment, science, and technology news; and Triton that offers digital audio technology and measurement services for digital audio marketplace. The company also operates Scripps National Spelling Bee, an investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C.; and ION, a national broadcast television network that delivers popular crime and justice procedural programming through over-the-air broadcast and pay TV platforms. It serves audiences and businesses. The E.W. Scripps Company operates through a network of 61 television stations. 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 30, 2021 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 5.

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.