12. E.W. SCRIPPS
12. E.W. SCRIPPS, Cincinnati
2015 Spot Revenue: $617.4 million Stations: 36 in 24 markets Coverage: 18.1% Ownership: E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) Key Executives: Richard A. Boehne, chairman, president and CEO, E.W. Scripps Co.; Brian Lawlor, SVP, broadcast; Adam Symson, SVP, digital.
What’s Up: Last December, Scripps named Chip Mahaney national news recruiting director, tasked with hiring news directors, assistant news directors and executive producers across the company’s news-producing stations.