CINCINNATI—Timothy King will become vice president of corporate communications and investor relations at The E. W. Scripps Company, which after the separation of the media company into two separate entities, will continue to operate newspapers, broadcast television stations, a subsidiary that licenses and syndicates comic strips and other creative properties. King succeeds Timothy Stautberg, who will become chief financial officer and a senior vice president for the company.
Mark Kroeger will become vice president of corporate communications and investor relations at Scripps Networks Interactive, a new company that will be created in the separation and will operate national lifestyle television networks, including HGTV and Food Network, as well as domestic and international Internet businesses.
King and Kroeger will have oversight responsibilities for external media relations, internal communications, community relations and financial communications, including serving as liaisons for the two companies with institutional investors and financial analysts.
King has been director of employee communications for Scripps since 2005 and also served as manager of corporate communications at Scripps from 1993 to 1997. Kroeger has been director of corporate communications and investor relations for Scripps since 2001. He joined the corporate office in 1997 as manager of corporate communications and investor relations.