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President & CEO

Adam Symson

CEO Approval Rating

80/100

Founded:

1878

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNYSESSP

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Gannett is a top competitor of Scripps. Gannett was founded in 1906, and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. Like Scripps, Gannett also competes in the Publishing field. Gannett generates $1.4B more revenue vs. Scripps.

McClatchy is seen as one of Scripps's top competitors. McClatchy is headquartered in Sacramento, California, and was founded in 1857. Like Scripps, McClatchy also operates in the Publishing field. McClatchy generates 38% the revenue of Scripps.

Lee Enterprises has been one of Scripps's top competitors. Lee Enterprises's headquarters is in Davenport, Iowa, and was founded in 1890. Like Scripps, Lee Enterprises also works within the Publishing industry. Lee Enterprises generates 41% of Scripps's revenue.

Scripps Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$1.9B

Scripps's revenue is the ranked 8th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 3B. Over the last three quarters, Scripps's revenue has grown by 180.1%. Specifically, in Q4 2020's revenue was $1B; in Q3 2020, it was $493.3M; in Q2 2020, it was $358.9M.

Scripps Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
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ION Media Networks, Inc.

Sep 2020

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$2.6B
ION Media owns and operates a chain of 71 television stations that broadcasts crime and justice procedural programs.

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WLEX, the NBC affiliate, Cordillera Communications

May 2019

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undisclosed
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KOAA, the NBC affiliate, Cordillera Communications

May 2019

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undisclosed
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KATC, the ABC affiliate, Cordillera Communications

May 2019

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undisclosed
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KSBY, the NBC affiliate, Cordillera Communications

May 2019

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undisclosed
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Scripps Funding History

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Unattributed
Oct 2012
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National Institutes of Health

Scripps Investments

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Cintric provides location intelligence and analytics services for mobile application publishers and marketers in retail and travel sectors.
$500K
Aug 24, 2015
Seed
Jul 01, 2017
Besomebody is an online platform for social media marketing and blogging solutions.
$1M
Jul 20, 2015
Unattributed
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Besomebody is an online platform for social media marketing and blogging solutions.
$1M
Jun 11, 2014
Seed
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Wanderful is a media company that connects consumers with brands through shopping apps, mobile and regional networks.
$14.5M
Apr 26, 2014
Unattributed
Feb 01, 2014
Ebyline is a platform that connects companies with freelancers to create content for publishers and brands.
$5M
Oct 11, 2011
Series B
Jan 01, 2015

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Scripps Headquarters

312 Walnut Street Suite 2800

Cincinnati, Ohio45202

1-513-977-3000

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Scripps Summary

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Overview

Scripps owns and operates broadcasting, primarily television and digital properties in the U.S. Scripps was founded in 1878. Scripps' headquarters is located in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA 45202. It has raised undisclosed amount in 1 round. The latest round...

CEO

Scripps's President & CEO, Adam Symson, currently has an approval rating of 80%. Scripps's primary competitors are Gannett, McClatchy & Lee Enterprises.

Frequently Asked Questions about Scripps

  1. When was Scripps founded?

    Scripps was founded in 1878
  2. Who is Scripps's CEO?

    Scripps's CEO is Adam Symson
  3. How much revenue does Scripps generate?

    Scripps generates $1.9B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Scripps have?

    Scripps has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is Scripps's headquarters?

    Scripps's headquarters is in Cincinnati Ohio, USA
  1. How many employees does Scripps have?

    Scripps has 3,950 employees
  2. What sector does Scripps operate in?

    Scripps is in Publishing, Broadcasting
  3. Who are Scripps's competitors?

    Scripps's top competitors are Gannett, McClatchy, Lee Enterprises
  4. Who has Scripps invested in?

    Scripps's has invested in companies such as Cintric, Besomebody, Besomebody