Kathleen Finch

Scripps veteran duo gain top spots at Discovery

Scripps execs Allison Page and Courtney White have landed top roles at Discovery’s lifestyles group, as the Discovery/Scripps merger begins to take effect. Page will now serve as president of HGTV and Food Network, while White will serve as executive VP and report to Page. Previously Page acted as general manager of US programming for […]

Rich Ross exiting post-Scripps deal Discovery

Discovery Communications has named the new management team that will lead the enlarged company after the Scripps Networks Interactive acquisition, with Discovery Channel boss Rich Ross out and Scripps programming chief Kathleen Finch put in charge of all lifestyle channels. Discovery said that Ross, currently group president of Discovery Channel and Science Channel, is to […]

Scripps veteran to replace retiring Lansing

Scripps Networks Interactive’s operating division president John Lansing is retiring after nine years in the role, with company veteran Burton Jablin lined up to replace him. Jablin (left) is currently SNI’s president, home category, which houses channels such as HGTV. He will be replaced in that role by Kathleen Finch, who is currently senior VP […]