Eric Ludgood - Scripps News

Eric Ludgood

Head of Scripps News

A veteran of leadership positions at CNN and large-market local stations, Eric Ludgood has been at the forefront of global and local coverage of important events. Immediately before joining Scripps, Eric oversaw content development and production for more than 60 hours of news programming each week at WAGA-TV, a Fox owned-and-operated channel in Atlanta. He was the executive producer of the investigative team whose reporting has garnered numerous awards, including a Peabody for its examination of law enforcement’s use of field drug tests. Eric also worked as news director for WGCL-TV before spending 13 years at CNN International in various leadership roles, including vice president for editorial. At CNN International, Eric managed writers, producers and copy editors as well as set production and writing standards for the network.