Scripps announced that they have extended the employment contract for CEO Rich Boehne, to Aug. 7, 2016. His contract was set to expire in August of next year.
The Scripps board of directors approved the contract extension for Boehne at its quarterly meeting.
Boehne’s employment agreement began Feb. 15, 2011, and had been set to end Aug. 7, 2015. He became president and CEO and joined the board in 2008 when Scripps spun off its cable network assets into a separate publicly traded company. Prior to the split, Boehne was chief operating officer of the combined enterprise. He was elected chairman on May 2, 2013.