Sean McLaughlin is vice president of News for Scripps. His focus is journalistic excellence, audience relevance, and digital platforms. Prior to this position, he served as executive news director and creative services director at KMOV in St. Louis. He has additional news management experiences in Minneapolis, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Springfield, Illinois. McLaughlin has a bachelor’s degree in political science and mass communications from Minnesota State University. He has three young children who run the show at home.