The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has promoted Lana Durban Scott to the role of vice president, general manager for WRTV, the ABC affiliate in Indianapolis, effective Jan. 8.
Durban Scott has spent her career in television news with Scripps, starting with executive producing roles for WEWS in Cleveland before moving to a corporate role to oversee investigations and special projects for the company’s local television markets. During this time, Scripps stations won top journalism honors for their investigative reporting, including DuPont, Peabody and Murrow awards.
Durban Scott was most recently senior director of news strategy and operations for Scripps, overseeing news strategy for the company’s local news brands. She also has served in interim management roles at WEWS in Cleveland, KMTV in Omaha, Nebraska, and WCPO in Cincinnati.