|Richard A. Boehne|
Chairman of the Board, The E. W. Scripps Company, Director since 2008
Mr. Boehne was elected chairman by the board in 2013. In 2017, he retired as president and CEO of the company. He is now serving as non-executive board chair. It was 2008 when Boehne was named CEO and first joined the board when Scripps spun off into a separate publicly traded company with its cable network assets, including Home & Garden Television and Food Network. Prior to the split, Boehne was chief operating officer of the combined company.
Boehne, a 1981 graduate of Northern Kentucky University, joined the corporate staff in early 1988 to help the company prepare for its initial public offering of stock. Before moving to Scripps headquarters, he was a business reporter and editor at The Cincinnati Post, where he covered Wall Street, the national economy, and developments in the media industry. He first started with the company as a teenager selling subscriptions to The Cincinnati Post.