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The E.W. Scripps Company serves audiences and businesses through a portfolio of television,  radio, and digital media brands. The Company also runs a collection of local and national digital journalism and information businesses, including multi-platform satire and humor brand Cracked, podcast Midroll Media and video news service Newsy. It also produces television shows, including “The List” and ”The Now,” runs an investigative reporting newsroom, and offers an annual educational program, the Scripps National Spelling Bee.  

TypePublic
Founded1878
HQCincinnati, US
Websitescripps.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Culture scoreC

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)3,950(-3%)
Job Openings126
Revenue (FY, 2019)$1.4 B(+18%)
Share Price (May 2020)$7.9 (+2%)

Key People/Management at E.W. Scripps

Marcellus W. Alexander Jr.

Marcellus W. Alexander Jr.

Director
Lisa Knutson

Lisa Knutson

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Charles Barmonde

Charles Barmonde

Director
Brian Lawlor

Brian Lawlor

President, Local Media
Richard A. Boehne

Richard A. Boehne

Chairman of the Board
Kelly P. Conlin

Kelly P. Conlin

Director
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E.W. Scripps Office Locations

E.W. Scripps has an office in Cincinnati
Cincinnati, US (HQ)
312 Walnut St #2800
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E.W. Scripps Financials and Metrics

E.W. Scripps Revenue

E.W. Scripps's revenue was reported to be $1.42 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

430.9m

Net income (Q1, 2020)

(11.8m)

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

14.7m

Market capitalization (22-May-2020)

645.4m

Closing stock price (22-May-2020)

7.9

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

179.6m

EV

2.7b
E.W. Scripps's current market capitalization is $645.4 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

816.9m869.1m715.7m943.0m864.8m1.2b1.4b

Revenue growth, %

6%(18%)32%(8%)40%

Sales and marketing expense

613.1m548.2m680.8m564.7m394.0m

Operating expense total

755.3m721.5m757.3m774.5m1.0b3.4m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

183.0m167.9m207.1m216.9m219.6m198.7m207.9m189.5m203.8m211.9m207.6m214.5m198.1m189.7m209.5m227.8m233.0m211.0m231.8m216.5m254.2m283.4m302.7m292.2m337.5m349.8m430.9m

Sales and marketing expense

141.1m146.8m157.3m154.0m144.1m154.4m145.0m146.3m163.4m170.2m134.2m155.1m142.7m169.1m194.2m205.6m110.2m

Operating expense total

1.8m2.6m1.7m2.4m2.4m976.0k1.4m185.4m190.1m203.3m194.7m206.9m200.2m174.0m186.2m189.7m190.8m194.7m196.1m202.9m238.7m245.6m247.3m274.1m957.0k27.0k87.1m

Depreciation and amortization

1.7m1.9m1.9m2.3m4.8m5.2m5.8m5.9m6.5m5.7m5.5m5.5m7.3m7.5m7.0m8.8m20.2m22.2m27.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2014FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

127.9m242.6m158.5m134.4m148.7m107.1m33.0m

Accounts Receivable

135.5m125.6m136.6m192.5m413.6m

Prepaid Expenses

8.2m7.8m7.8m41.1m

Inventories

6.8m6.4m6.2m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

157.0m147.5m140.0m167.1m209.7m221.2m218.1m132.3m149.6m126.5m130.4m125.7m129.7m14.4m56.5m86.5m179.6m

Accounts Receivable

101.7m96.5m121.7m128.0m119.4m124.3m130.1m236.2m250.7m254.7m277.5m323.6m333.7m401.4m

Prepaid Expenses

9.4m8.3m9.0m6.7m7.7m8.4m7.6m23.0m37.2m

Inventories

7.0m7.0m6.7m6.3m6.5m6.8m6.9m
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(15.5m)40.2m67.2m(14.6m)19.7m(18.4m)

Depreciation and Amortization

40.1m49.3m58.6m56.3m64.0m87.0m

Inventories

346.0k

Accounts Payable

5.6m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

(11.1m)(21.8m)(4.4m)1.0m13.0m(2.7m)514.0k(1.9m)6.6m(20.1m)(27.1m)(21.4m)(2.2m)(6.8m)(7.2m)(28.9m)(11.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

20.4m30.5m12.3m24.9m37.0m11.8m23.6m14.7m29.4m44.0m15.4m30.8m46.4m17.8m38.0m60.3m27.9m

Inventories

(443.0k)(299.0k)

Accounts Payable

3.2m(1.5m)(5.2m)(6.5m)30.5m
USDY, 2020

EV/EBIT

183.3 x

EV/CFO

196.4 x

Financial Leverage

4.2 x
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E.W. Scripps Operating Metrics

E.W. Scripps's Subscribers was reported to be 17 m in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Subscribers

14.50 m19 m17 m

Television Households

5 5 5

Television Markets

24 24 24

Television Stations

33 33
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E.W. Scripps Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Katz Broadcasting Holdings, LLC
Scripps Licensing, Inc.
Scripps Media, Inc.
Triton Digital Canada, Inc.

E.W. Scripps Revenue Breakdown

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E.W. Scripps revenue breakdown by business segment: 85.1% from Television, 7.5% from Radio, 6.6% from Digital and 0.8% from Other

E.W. Scripps Online and Social Media Presence

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E.W. Scripps Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    48/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    56/100

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E.W. Scripps News and Updates

CORRECTED-Nexstar Media to sell 19 TV stations to Tegna, E.W. Scripps

Nexstar Media Group said on Wednesday it would sell 11 television stations to Tegna Inc and eight to E.W. Scripps Co for about $1.32 billion in cash.

E.W. Scripps stock jumps on news to acquire 8 TV stations from Nexstar-Tribune

E.W. Scripps stock jumps on news to acquire 8 TV stations from Nexstar-Tribune

E.W. Scripps stock jumps premarket on news to acquire 8 TV stations from Nexstar-Tribune

Shares of The E.W. Scripps Co. soared 5% in premarket trade Wednesday, after the media company said it is acquiring eight TV stations in seven markets from the Nexstar Media Group Inc. and Tribune Media . Those two companies are selling assets as part of a plan to merge. E.W. Scripps said it will …

E.W. Scripps to acquire 15 television stations from Cordillera Communications

E.W. Scripps Co. will acquire 15 television stations from broadcasting group Cordillera Communications for $521 million, Scripps announced Monday. "The acquisition... allows us to go deeper in new markets with the addition of three new duopolies, including two with Big Four combinations," said Bria…

E.W. Scripps to buy 15 TV stations for $521 million from Cordillera

E.W. Scripps Co. said Monday it will pay $521 million to buy 15 television stations in 10 markets from Cordillera Communications, a deal which will allow the media company to reach 21% of U.S. TV households. After the deal, which is expected to close in the first quarter of 2019, Scripps will have …

E.W. Scripps Blogs

Scripps promotes two local sales leaders to corporate roles for OTT, revenue strategy

CINCINNATI –The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has promoted two industry sales leaders from its local television markets to help oversee its Local Media division’s revenue growth strategies. Sarah Jacobs has been named director of revenue strategy and Maggie Drake has been promoted to senior dir…

Scripps Howard Awards entries open Dec. 1

CINCINNATI –The Scripps Howard Awards, one of the nation’s most prestigious journalism competitions, will accept entries from Dec. 1 to Feb. 8 for reporting and storytelling during 2019. The 67th Scripps Howard Awards competition will present $170,000 in prize money for work across 16 categories. Th…
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E.W. Scripps Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was E.W. Scripps founded?

    E.W. Scripps was founded in 1878.

  • Who are E.W. Scripps key executives?

    E.W. Scripps's key executives are Marcellus W. Alexander Jr., Lisa Knutson and Charles Barmonde.

  • How many employees does E.W. Scripps have?

    E.W. Scripps has 3,950 employees.

  • What is E.W. Scripps revenue?

    Latest E.W. Scripps annual revenue is $1.4 b.

  • What is E.W. Scripps revenue per employee?

    Latest E.W. Scripps revenue per employee is $360.5 k.

  • Who are E.W. Scripps competitors?

    Competitors of E.W. Scripps include Fox Broadcasting, Entercom Communications and Meredith.

  • Where is E.W. Scripps headquarters?

    E.W. Scripps headquarters is located at 312 Walnut St #2800, Cincinnati.

  • Where are E.W. Scripps offices?

    E.W. Scripps has an office in Cincinnati.

  • How many offices does E.W. Scripps have?

    E.W. Scripps has 1 office.