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Scripps to Discuss Business Strategy at A.G. Edwards conference

CINCINNATI, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Joseph G. NeCastro, senior vice president and chief financial officer of The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and Timothy E. Stautberg, vice president of investor relations, will discuss the company's business strategy Tuesday, April 19, during the A.G. Edwards Media & Entertainment Conference in Las Vegas.

The Scripps presentation will be made at 4:40 p.m. PDT (7:40 p.m. EDT). The audio from the presentation will be Web cast live via the Scripps Web site at http://www.scripps.com . A replay will be available via the Investor Relations section of the Scripps Web site for 60 days.

The E.W. Scripps Company is a diverse media concern with interests in national lifestyle television networks, newspaper publishing, broadcast television, television retailing, interactive media and licensing and syndication. All of the company's media businesses provide content and advertising services via the Internet.

SOURCE  The E. W. Scripps Company
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    /CONTACT:  Tim Stautberg of The E. W. Scripps Company, +1-513-977-3826, or
email, stautberg@scripps.com /
    /Web site:  http://www.scripps.com /
    (SSP)

CO:  E. W. Scripps Company; A.G. Edwards Media & Entertainment Conference
ST:  Ohio, Nevada
IN:  RAD TVN PUB
SU:  CCA MAV

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