Scripps Networks International Names Two Key Latin America Hires

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Scripps Networks International Names Two Key Latin America Hires

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Claudia Clauhs and Edilson Lima have been named programming director and affiliate sales manager of Brazil for Scripps Networks International, respectively.

As part of the team in Brazil, they will be responsible for programming strategy and channel distribution for Scripps' channels in the region.

Clauhs comes to Scripps Networks International from Fox Latin American Channels where she was most recently director of factual and lifestyle programming. Before joining Fox Latin America, Claudia managed program planning for National Geographic Channel.

Lima is an experienced affiliate sales and marketing professional having worked at Discovery Communications, Fox Latin American Channels and SKY Brasil.

"As we prepare for our first launch in Latin America, getting our programming team and distribution strategy in place is key," said Márcio Fonseca, managing director of Latin America. "I've worked with Claudia and Edilson before at Fox Latin America, so there's already a natural synergy to our workflow. They are valuable additions to the team."

Both Clauhs and Lima will report to Fonseca.

Clauhs is a graduate of the Universidade SãoJudas Tadeu where she received a degree in social communications with an emphasis in radio and television. Lima earned a master's degree in business management from IPT (Instituto de Pesquisas Tecnológicas) and has a bachelor's degree in foreign languages and literature from Universidade de São Paulo.

About Scripps Networks International

Scripps Networks International is the global development arm of Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (NYS: SNI) and the media lifestyle leader across the food, home and travel categories. Scripps Networks International operates Food Network and Travel Channel in Asia, the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), as well as the Asian Food Channel in Asia and Fine Living Network across EMEA. Scripps' international business also has a significant presence in Canada, which includes HGTV Canada, DIY Network Canada and Food Network Canada. The division's global offices are headquartered in New York City and Knoxville, Tennessee, with regional offices in Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Scripps Networks Interactive is the leading developer of high-profile, lifestyle-oriented content for many media platforms including television, digital, mobile and publishing. Our media portfolio of popular lifestyle brands - HGTVDIY NetworkFood NetworkCooking ChannelTravel Channel and Great American Country (GAC) - connect with viewers to provide relevant ideas, information and solutions every day, everywhere.

Scripps Networks International
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