Scripps Consolidates News Leadership

The company promotes Kate O’Brian to president of news, overseeing all news operations across Scripps’ local media stations, Scripps News and Court TV.


Collaborations Now Essential For Survival, News Leaders Say

Executives from Scripps News, Gray Television, NBCUniversal Local and ProPublica told a NewsTECHForum panel last week that their cross-group collaborations, as well as with organizations outside their own, have become critical to delivering on their news mission and their viability.

NewsTECHForum: Building The Architecture Of More Collaborative Content Creation

Leaders from Scripps News, ProPublica, Gray Television and NBCUniversal Local will share how they’re organizing their newsrooms to foster collaborations of growing scope and ambition in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s 10th annual NewsTECHForum on Dec. 12 at the New York Hilton. Register here.

Scripps Local Stations Now Airing Scripps News National-Focused Content

In a post on the Scripps News LinkedIn page, the group’s president, Kate O’Brian, announced today that Scripps local stations have begun airing national-focused content produced first for Scripps News.


Embracing Collaboration, News Groups Push Past Conventions

Executives from Telemundo, Scripps News, CBS News and Stations, Gray Television and SciLine shared the collaborations they’re undertaking and the places they’re taking news content beyond the conventional newscast in a panel at last week’s Programming Everywhere event at the NAB Show.

Scripps News To Debut On Jan. 1

It will rebrand its Newsy network and combine it with the resources of the Scripps Washington Bureau and Local Media national news desk, to form a national news division.


Newsy Ramps Up For 24/7 News

Kate O’Brian, E.W. Scripps’ newly-installed head of news for its national television networks, is overseeing Newsy’s HQ move to Atlanta and the addition of more than 55 new positions and nine new bureaus on the network’s trajectory to OTA distribution and a 24/7 news schedule. Note: This story is available to TVNewsCheck Premium members only. If you would like to upgrade your free TVNewsCheck membership to Premium now, you can visit your Member Home Page, available when you log in at the very top right corner of the site or in the Stay Connected Box that appears in the right column of virtually every page on the site. If you don’t see Member Home, you will need to click Log In or Subscribe.

Scripps Taps Kate O’Brian To Lead News At Its National Networks

In this newly created role, the ABC News veteran will be responsible for the news and programming strategy for Scripps Networks’ news brands Newsy and Court TV.

Al-Jazeera America Plans Live Programming 24/7

NEW YORK (AP) — Al-Jazeera America’s incoming president said Tuesday that people interested in news will get live programming whenever they tune in, even in the middle of the night […]

Al Jazeera America Names Kate O’Brian President