Christina Hartman

Christina Hartman

Christina Hartman

Vice President and Head of Scripps News

Christina Hartman, vice president and head of Scripps News, leads the network that reaches 95% of Americans with fact-based, in-depth reporting and programming on multiple platforms.

Prior to her current role, Hartman served as head of news standards for Scripps News and Court TV. She also previously served as vice president of Newsy – which rebranded as Scripps News in January 2023. In that role, Hartman led the newsroom to several awards including: Society of Professional Journalists’ (SPJ) Sigma Chi Delta, Online News Association, Cynopsis and a national Edward R. Murrow.

Prior to joining Scripps, she worked in production on CNN's "State of the Union" and "Reliable Sources."

Hartman earned her master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia and her bachelor’s degree in English from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. She is a mother of two boys and lives with her husband Daniel in Atlanta.

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Recent Work
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Viewer Spotlight: Our commitment to balanced political coverage

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Viewer Spotlight: How your feedback impacts our reporting

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Viewers weigh in on our coverage of Trump's 'bloodbath' comments

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Viewer Spotlight: Our effort to present fact-based, unbiased news

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How Scripps News balances coverage of Biden and Trump

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'Scripps News Showcase' spotlights groundbreaking documentary films

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Viewer Spotlight: How Scripps News is covering presidential primaries

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Viewer Spotlight: Why Scripps News is not commercial-free

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Viewer Spotlight: How we continue to cover the Capitol insurrection

Scripps News "Morning Rush" anchors from left, Rob Nelson, Alex Livingston and Jay Strubberg.

Scripps News viewers who want more weekend coverage are getting it

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Viewer Spotlight: Reporting on the Israel-Hamas conflict

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Viewer Spotlight: Choosing topics that matter to you

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Viewer Spotlight: Reaction to coverage of services for Rosalynn Carter

Former President Donald Trump.

Why we can't hear or see what's going on inside Trump courtroom

Scripps News correspondent Jason Bellini, left, speaking to Ukrainian Chief Sergeant "Psih."

Viewer Spotlight: Our commitment to covering the Russia-Ukraine war

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Can't find Scripps News documentaries and investigations? Here's how

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How Scripps News refers to current and former presidents

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How Scripps News interprets and reports on polls

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Viewers share story ideas and more on our Scripps News viewer hotline

Scripps News war correspondent Jason Bellini, right, talks with a member of the Israel Defense Forces.

Viewer Spotlight: Here's how we're covering the Israel-Hamas war

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Here's where to find Scripps News documentaries and investigations

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Viewer Spotlight: Why Scripps News hasn't aired the GOP debates

Former President Donald Trump.

Scripps News viewers request less Trump and politics, more positivity

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Viewer feedback: Why Scripps News uses terms like migrant, immigrant

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Climate change a substantial concern among Scripps News viewers

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Trump coverage dominates viewer feedback

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Major News Outlets File Motion To Unseal FBI Trump Search Warrant

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Trump Jr. Cites Attorney-Client Privilege In Russia Inquiry

Federal employees face furlough in the event of a government shutdown

Hours Ahead Of Shutdown, Trump To Meet With Congressional Leaders

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Australia Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage