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Press release from PR Newswire

Knutson Promoted to Chief Administrative Officer

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Knutson Promoted to Chief Administrative Officer16:01 EDT Wednesday, September 07, 2011CINCINNATI, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today announced the reorganization of some key functions at the corporate headquarters that includes the promotion of a single executive to oversee crucial administrative responsibilities. Lisa A. Knutson, 45, who has served as senior vice president of human resources since 2008, has been named to the newly created role of chief administrative officer where she will manage company-wide, non-operating functions, including human resources, information technology, outsourcing governance and project management.The promotion takes effect immediately.    "Lisa Knutson has proven time and time again that she is a successful change manager who knows how to help organizations evolve for long-term success," said Rich Boehne, president and chief executive officer. "Having someone of her caliber set the direction for our complex administrative functions will greatly improve efficiency and performance at a time when our  local media businesses are dealing with sweeping industry changes." About Scripps The E.W. Scripps Company is a diverse media enterprise with interests in television stations, newspapers, local news and information Web sites, and syndication of news features and comics. For a full listing of Scripps media companies and their associated Web sites, visit http://www.scripps.com/. SOURCE The E.W. Scripps CompanyFor further information: Tim King, The E.W. Scripps Company, +1-513-977-3732, tim.king@scripps.com