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    KENNETH W. LOWE

    KENNETH W. LOWE

    Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

    ​Ken Lowe, 64, is chairman of the board, president and CEO of Scripps Networks Interactive. Previously he was president and CEO of The E. W. Scripps Company from 2000 until 2008, when Scripps Networks Interactive became a separate, publicly traded company.

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    JOSEPH G. NECASTRO

    JOSEPH G. NECASTRO

    Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

    Joseph G. NeCastro, 57, is chief financial and administrative officer of Scripps Networks Interactive. He has additional operating responsibility for Scripps Networks International. Prior to assuming this position, he was executive vice president and chief financial officer for The E. W. Scripps Company.

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    BURTON JABLIN

    BURTON JABLIN

    President, Scripps Networks

    ​Burton Jablin, 54, was named president of Scripps Networks in October 2013.

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    HENRY AHN

    HENRY AHN

    Executive Vice President, Content Distribution and Marketing

    Henry Ahn was named executive vice president of content distribution and marketing for Scripps Networks Interactive in September 2011.

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    JIM CLAYTON

    JIM CLAYTON

    Executive Vice President, Corporate Giving and Community Relations

    Jim Clayton serves as executive vice president of corporate giving and community relations for Scripps Networks Interactive and its portfolio of lifestyle media brands.

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    Kathleen Finch

    Kathleen Finch

    President, HGTV, DIY Network and Great American Country

    Kathleen was named president of HGTV, DIY Network and Great American Country in October 2013. She oversees lifestyle media brands HGTV and DIY Network, their associated websites and related businesses.

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    Tamara Franklin

    Tamara Franklin

    Executive Vice President, Digital

    Elevated to executive vice president of digital at Scripps Networks Interactive in January 2014, Tamara Franklin oversees the company’s digital business units to coordinate overall strategy and activity, focusing on an integrated company-wide approach to digital video production and distribution.​

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    CYNTHIA GIBSON

    CYNTHIA GIBSON

    Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary

    Cynthia Gibson is executive vice president of legal for Scripps Networks Interactive. 

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    STEVEN J. GIGLIOTTI

    STEVEN J. GIGLIOTTI

    President, Ad Sales & Marketing and Branded Entertainment

    Steve Gigliotti is responsible for research, branded entertainment, pricing & planning, inventory control, in addition to managing ad sales and developing new advertising-related revenue streams in conjunction with emerging media for the company’s six networks and their websites.

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    MARK S. HALE

    MARK S. HALE

    Executive Vice President, Operations and Chief Technology Officer

    ​Mark Hale is executive vice president, operations and chief technology officer for Scripps Networks Interactive. He oversees the Scripps information technology group which provides strategic technological support for all of the company's businesses. 

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    LORI A. HICKOK

    LORI A. HICKOK

    Executive Vice President, Finance

    Lori Hickok is executive vice president of finance for Scripps Networks Interactive. She oversees the company’s accounting, reporting, tax, treasury and financial planning functions.

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    BROOKE JOHNSON

    BROOKE JOHNSON

    President, Food Category

    Named President of Food Network in 2004, Brooke Bailey Johnson  was elevated in 2010 to head of the entire food category at Scripps which includes Food Network, Cooking Channel, Foodnetwork.com, Cooking Channel TV.com, Food2.com, Recipezaar.com and Enterprises, the new business and licensing and merchandising arm of the company.

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    Mark W. Kroeger

    Mark W. Kroeger

    Executive Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

    Mark Kroeger is executive vice president and chief communications officer for Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.

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    Shannon O'Neill

    Shannon O'Neill

    President, Travel Channel

    Shannon O’Neill is president of Travel Channel. In this role, he’s responsible for building brand strategy, developing additional programming and talent to increase ratings and creating new business opportunities for Travel Channel.

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    NJ Pesci

    NJ Pesci

    Executive Vice President, Human Resources

    NJ Pesci was elevated to executive vice president of human resources for Scripps Networks Interactive in May 2014. He oversees the company’s human resource operations with a focus on aligning recruiting, talent management and organizational design with the company’s operating objectives and long-term strategic growth priorities.

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    MARY E. TALBOTT

    MARY E. TALBOTT

    Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary

    Mary Talbott serves as senior vice president, deputy general counsel and assistant corporate secretary for Scripps Networks Interactive. Prior to this role, she was associate general counsel for The E.W. Scripps Company since 2006.

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    JIM SAMPLES

    JIM SAMPLES

    President, International

    Jim Samples is President, International of Scripps Networks Interactive

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    MARK F. SCHUERMANN

    MARK F. SCHUERMANN

    Senior Vice President and Treasurer

    Mark Schuermann is senior vice president and treasurer of Scripps Networks Interactive, where he has oversight responsibilities for corporate financing, management of treasury operations and risk management.  Prior to assuming this role, he served as assistant treasurer for The E.W. Scripps Company since 2006.

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    JOHN E. VITERISI

    JOHN E. VITERISI

    Senior Vice President, Tax

    John Viterisi is senior vice president of tax for Scripps Networks Interactive. In this role, Viterisi is responsible for managing and directing the company’s tax functions including strategic tax planning, tax reporting and disclosure, tax compliance, and management of all the company’s tax-related activities and obligations. Prior to assuming this role, he was vice president of tax for The E.W. Scripps Company since 2007.

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