|Scripps To Webcast Banc of America Investor Conference Presentation|
CINCINNATI, May 16, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The E. W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) will provide a live Webcast of its presentation at the Banc of America Media, Telecommunications and Entertainment Conference May 20.
The Scripps presentation is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. EDT and will be Webcast live via the company's Web site at www.scripps.com . The conference is being held at The Palace Hotel in New York City. An audio archive will be available via the Scripps Web site within 24 hours after the presentation. The archived Webcast will be available for about two weeks.
Rich Boehne, executive vice president, and Tim Stautberg, vice president/investor relations, will represent Scripps at the conference.
Celebrating its 125th anniversary, The E.W. Scripps Company is a diverse media concern with interests in newspaper publishing, broadcast television, national television networks, interactive media and television-retailing. Scripps operates 21 daily newspapers, 10 broadcast TV stations, four cable and satellite television programming services and a home shopping network. All of the company's media businesses provide content and advertising services via the Internet.
Scripps Networks brands include Home & Garden Television, Food Network, DIY -- Do It Yourself Network and Fine Living. Home & Garden and Food Network each can be seen in about 80 million U.S. television households. Scripps Networks is home to three of the Internet's most popular Web sites - foodtv.com, hgtv.com and diynet.com. Scripps Networks programming can be seen in 33 countries.
The company's home shopping subsidiary, Shop At Home Network, markets a growing range of consumer goods directly to television viewers and visitors to the Shop At Home Web site, shopathometv.com. Shop At Home reaches about 46 million full-time equivalent U.S. households.
Scripps also operates Scripps Howard News Service and United Media, which is the worldwide licensing and syndication home of PEANUTS and DILBERT.
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