Scripps News To Partner With Politico For New Series

Three new shows will debut on Scripps News this month, focusing on politics and the economy. Local reporters in key battleground states will contribute on-the-ground coverage.


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 News Adds Veteran Journalist Carolyn Bruck

Scripps News has hired veteran journalist Carolyn Bruck to join a team of anchors, delivering live news programming weekdays from 6 a.m. through 10 p.m. ET. Bruck’s first day at […]

Scripps News Ups Brian Donlon To Senior Director

Scripps News has promoted veteran journalist Brian Donlon to senior director of live news programming. Donlon, formerly executive producer of weekday morning live news, will oversee all programming, show production, program development […]

Emmy-Winning Documentary Series ‘In Real Life’ Returns Oct. 8

Scripps News, the 24/7 broadcast news network available over the air, begins a new season of its Emmy-winning weekly documentary series, In Real Life, on Sunday, Oct. 8. The series […]

Scripps News Wins First National News Emmy Award

Scripps News, a 24/7 broadcast news network available over the air, has won its first national News Emmy Award with its documentary news series, In Real Life. The National Academy of […]

Scripps News Adds Chris Nguyen As Anchor

Chris Nguyen has been hired by Scripps News as an anchor based in the network’s headquarters in Atlanta. Nguyen previously worked for CNN as a national correspondent in Washington, D.C. […]

Scripps News Adds Catie Beck As National Investigative Correspondent

Catie Beck, an Emmy award-winning journalist, has been hired by Scripps News as a national investigative correspondent. She previously worked for six years as a national correspondent for NBC News. […]

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.

Scripps News Debuts New Summer Features On ‘Morning Rush’

Scripps News’ Morning Rush team is ready for summer with new weekly segments on beach books and summer travel, as well as a series of topical segments, featuring a line-up of […]

Talking TV: Scripps News Ramps Up Live Newscasts

Kate O’Brian, president of Scripps News, explains how the bulk of its weekday broadcast hours will go to live as of May 1 and how the network manages its complex web of collaborations between its own reporters fanned out across the U.S., Scripps’ local stations, its hubs in Denver and Washington, D.C., and Scripps-owned Court TV. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

Layoffs Reported At E.W. Scripps, Including Scripps News

Word is that E.W. Scripps is laying off 300 people as part of a previously reported restructuring. Scripps News correspondent Cat Sandoval tweeted about losing her job and warned more layoffs were following.


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 Creating New Longform Unit

Zach Toombs has been promoted to director of longform and will oversee the cable network’s documentary programming.

Ion, Bounce And Scripps News Launch On YouTube TV

The Scripps networks Ion, Bounce and Scripps News will launch on YouTube TV as part of its base service offering this week. As part of the multiyear distribution partnership with […]


Viewers Embrace Novel News Presentation Modes, But Presenters Themselves Are Key

Behind-the-scenes news leaders and on-air talent shared cutting edge approaches to using emerging presentation technology at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum last week. A key takeaway: No matter the tech, it only takes off with the right talent and tone. Above (l-r): Barry Nash & Co.’s Barry Nash, Scripps News’ Christian Bryant, Gray Television’s Jonathan Saupe, The Weather Channel’s Nora Zimmett and TVNewsCheck‘s Michael Depp, moderator (Alyssa Wesley photo). Read a full report here and/or watch the video above.


With New Tech, Stations Are Finding Creative, Different Paths To Generate More Content

TV stations are amping up their news sharing, collaboration and archive-mining to fill the ever-growing need for more content, and executives from Scripps, Gray Television, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Fox Television Stations and Dalet shared their most effective methods for doing so in a NewsTECHForum panel on Tuesday. Above, l-r: FTS’ Emily Stone, Dalet’s Stephane Guez, Scripps’ Vanessa Strouse-Kenney, Gray’s Lisa Allen and Sinclair’s Ernie Ensign (Alyssa Wesley photo). Read a full report here and/or watch the video above.

Scripps Adds Two To Leadership Of Scripps News

Steve Turnham promoted to Washington Bureau chief, while Ethan Nelson is named head of Court TV prior to Jan. 1 launch.

NewsTECHForum: Reinventing News Presentation And Presenters

Anchors and news executives from The Weather Channel, Newsy/Scripps News and Gray Television’s Hawaii News Now look at the changing role of the news presenter and presentation technology in a multimedia ecosystem in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s NewsTECHForum on Dec. 13 at the New York Hilton. Register here.


In Newsy — Now Scripps News — An Alternative To Cable News’ ‘Talk Radio’ Leanings

E.W. Scripps, TVNewsCheck’s Station Group of the Year, has made a big gamble with Newsy, its national news network (rebranding as Scripps News on Jan. 1, 2023) that made the leap from a digital pureplay to an OTA-distributed service. Its nonpartisan, boots-on-the-ground reporting approach may offer a path back to consumer trust for TV news. Above, Alex Livingston on set. This is the third installment of a three-part series. Part one appeared Monday here and part two ran on Tuesday here.

From Newsy To Scripps News: A Reboot Of A Reboot?

The E.W. Scripps Co. said Thursday its Newsy brand would get a new name, Scripps News, under a newly formed national news division. Having just rebooted and widely expanded its distribution with OTA last October, is an overhaul in the offing once more for Newsy?

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.