Ross Hair


Scripps poaches A+E distribution exec

Scripps Networks Interactive has poached A+E Networks UK’s Kasia Jablonska to become VP, affiliate sales in EMEA. Jablonska (pictured) has been with A+E for three years, but will now report into SNI’s senior VP, commercial, UK and EMEA Ross Hair in her new London-based role. She will be responsible for managing distribution of Scripps’ lifestyle […]

Scripps makes pair of EMEA hires

Scripps has recruited former Disney and Sony exec Ross Hair to run its affiliate sales and ad sales across its UK and Europe operations. Hair (left) becomes senior VP, commercial, for Scripps Networks UK & EMEA, working across the Food Network, Travel Channel and Fine Living pay TV channels. Scripps has also brought in Filippo […]

Germany’s kids’ channels competition heats up

German children’s TV is set for its biggest shake-up in years, with the Disney Channel set to go free-TV – a move that places it in direct competition with Super RTL, the market leading family network that the Mouse House joint-owns. Jesse Whittock assesses the battle ahead. The pace of change in the German kids’ […]

Disney Channel launch prompts ESPN switch at Super RTL

Disney has replaced its representatives on German family network Super RTL’s board with the managing director of ESPN EMEA, as it prepares to launch its Disney Channel brand in the territory. TBI understands ESPN’s Ross Hair (below) has joined the Super RTL board to replace Giorgio Stock – who recently left Disney to join Turner […]