Scripps Networks Interactive has hired A+E Networks’ Kasia Jablonska to serve as their Vice-President of Affiliate Sales for EMEA.
Based out of the company’s London office, she will be responsible for managing the distribution of Scripps’ lifestyle channel portfolio, developing new business opportunities and driving annual and long-term company revenue growth.
An industry veteran, she most recently served as Director of Distribution, UK, Central and Eastern Europe, Benelux, Africa and Middle East for A+E Networks UK. Prior to joining A+E she served in key commercial and affiliate sales positions at NBCUniversal, Fox International Channels, National Geographic Partners and Wizja TV in Poland.
“Kasia brings more than 15 years’ experience in international channel distribution, content sales and commercial strategy and will play an integral role in further establishing Scripps Networks as the leading provider of lifestyle media across EMEA,” said Scripps’ UK & EMES Senior Vice-President of Commercual Ross Hair, to whom Jablonska will report. “She joins at an exciting time for the business as we launch HGTV for the first time in the region, and I have no doubt that Kasia will play an important role in the future success of HGTV and our growing Scripps Networks’ portfolio.”