Adam P. Symson
Adam P. Symson
|Education||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Salary||$1.9 million (2017)|
|Title||President, Chief Executive Officer|
Adam P. Symson (born 1974) is an American media executive. He serves as the president and chief executive officer of the E. W. Scripps Company, a mass media corporation listed on the NASDAQ.
Symson began his career as an investigative producer for two television stations owned by CBS: WBBM-TV and KCBS-TV. He joined the E. W. Scripps Company in 2002. He first worked for KNXV-TV, and he was chief digital officer from 2011 to 2016, followed by chief operating officer from November 2016 to August 8, 2017.
Symson succeeded Rich Boehne as chief executive officer on August 8, 2017. He was also appointed to its board of directors in 2017. As CEO, he has focused transforming the company by reducing payroll, selling radio stations, expanding into national media and purchasing more local television stations. He earned over $3.4 million in 2018.
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