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Scripps Names Summa Head of Investigative Unit


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Keith Summa has been named to head up Scripps' Washington-based national investigative team in the newly created post of deputy bureau chief. The appointment is effective immediately.

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Summa reports to bureau chief Ellen Weiss.

The bureau serves Scripps' 61 TV stations and Scripps Networks, as well as podcasts. Summa said one of his goals is to extend the bureau's impact across "new and emerging television platforms."

For the past two years, Summa has developed and produced investigative docuseries and served as a consultant, according to Scripps.

Summa is the former senior VP of content and programming for cable net Fusion. Before that he headed up CBS News' investigative unit and before that was a producer and writer for ABC news and Peter Jennings Productions.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.