Title: President, National Ad Sales
and Marketing, Scripps Networks Interactive
Years In Cable: 31
Education: Duke University
One Word that Best Describes Me: Respectful
Title: SVP, Ad Sales,
Years In Cable: 28
Education: Bachelor’s degree, Sarah Lawrence College
One Word that Best Describes Me: Curious
Title: SVP, Advertising Sales, Travel Channel and Great American Country
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communications, St. John’s University
Title: SVP, Ad Sales, Scripps Networks Interactive
Years In Cable: 30
(Business Administration), Christopher
This quartet of execs is a strong force at Scripps because its members are all on the same page. Stephens is responsible for managing the ad sales division for Scripps brands, as well as generating convergent revenue for their respective online properties. Steinlauf oversees research, branded entertainment, pricing and planning and inventory control. Grinthal is responsible for revenue for both Food Network and Cooking Channel as well as convergent revenue for their respective websites. Finally, Regis oversees sales strategies for the two networks. Together, they soar.
What does the future look like for skinny bundles and flexible packaging? The future is bright; it’s pro consumer, and that is important.
The technology that will most benefit cable over the next year is: 4K TV
Hoverboard, driverless car or drone:
What was your first job? Ad buyer
Name of my favorite Spotify playlist: R&B
What does the future look like for skinny bundles and flexible packaging? Brands that add value to consumers’ lives will succeed.
Favorite charity event I work with:
Young Audiences New York, enabling New York City’s children and youth to use their creativity to succeed in school, work and in their lives.
Favorite vacation spot: Tuscany
I watch the majority of programming on this device: Big screen television
“Star Trek” celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year. So if Mr. Spock’s motto is “Live Long and Prosper,” mine is… Make new friends but keep the old…