SSP - The E.W. Scripps Company

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The E.W. Scripps Company

Scripps Center
Suite 2800 312 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States
513-977-3000
http://www.scripps.com

SectorConsumer Cyclical
IndustryBroadcasting - TV
Full Time Employees3,950

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Adam P. SymsonPres, CEO & Director2.15MN/A1975
Ms. Lisa Ann KnutsonExec. VP & CFO1.03MN/A1966
Mr. William AppletonExec. VP & Gen. Counsel869.17kN/A1949
Mr. Brian G. LawlorPres of Local Media1.08MN/A1967
Mr. Douglas F. LyonsSr. VP, Controller & Treasurer579.32kN/A1957
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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.

Description

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. In addition, this segment operates Stitcher that create original podcasts, a digital audio recording of a themed series; provides a mobile application where consumers can stream the latest news, sports, talk, and entertainment on demand; offers podcast agency services; and operates Midroll Media advertising network. The company also operates Cracked, a multi-platform humor and satire brand, which informs and entertains audiences with a Website, social media, and podcast; and Scripps National Spelling Bee, an investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C. It serves audiences and businesses. The company operates through a network of 36 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 April 1, 2019 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; 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.