EVP/Chief Legal Officer/Corporate Secretary, Scripps Networks Interactive

A member of the Scripps executive team since 2009, Gibson takes care of all the legal fine print, whether it’s complying with governance and financial reporting or matters related to intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions and the emerging field of social media law. Her advice to women struggling to balance their work and personal lives? “Don’t hold yourself to anyone else’s standards,” she says. “It is OK not to have the perfect house!”

What’s your favorite part of your job?
The opportunity to help shape the company’s strategic vision for the future in this very dynamic time in our industry.
 
What’s been the biggest story in cable this year?
The continual vibrancy of the cable marketplace, despite the entrance of additional platforms is a testament to the great content value proposition we give our viewers.
 
Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance?
Don’t hold yourself to anyone else’s standards. It is OK not to have the perfect house!
 
Who would you want to swap jobs with for a month and why?

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