Ed Chapuis Appointed as Scripps' VP & GM
By Media Entertainment Tech Outlook | Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Ed Chapuis is appointed as the new Vice President and General Manager of Scripps for KSBY to revolutionize the media ecosystem.
FREMONT, CA: "Scripps is a company that prides itself on quality journalism and authentic connections with its community," says Ed Chapuis, Vice President and General Manager of Scripps for KSBY. "I value Scripps' role in today's media landscape and look forward to working with the talented team at KSBY in living out this mission." Serving audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio, and digital media brands, Scripps has appointed Ed Chapuis to the role of VP and GM for KSBY, Scripps' NBC affiliate in San Luis Obispo, California. Since 2017, Mr. Chapuis has served as the news director for Scripps' ABC affiliate in San Diego, KGTV.
"Ed has brought keen news judgment and business acumen to his leadership roles," adds Brian Lawlor, President of Local Media. "His deep experience in California newsrooms and in leading teams will help us continue the good work at KSBY, most immediately during this important political cycle." Mr. Chapuis has more than 34 years of experience in the broadcast industry. He initially began working at WMAQ in his hometown of Chicago and has spent most of the majority of his career in California, where he served as a news director at several stations, including KCRA in Sacramento and KTVU in San Francisco. Ed Chapuis holds a bachelor's degree in English and communications from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Scripps is one of America's most entrepreneurial media enterprises, advancing the understanding of society through journalism. The company is the fourth-largest independent TV station owner, operating 60 television stations in 42 markets. Scripps empowers the next-gen of news customers with its multiplatform news network Newsy, reaching growing audiences via broadcast networks, including Bounce and Court TV.