SVP, Corporate Development, Scripps Networks Interactive

Yoo leads Scripps’ corporate development and early stage investment strategy, which includes identifying, evaluating and executing acquisitions, joint ventures, investments and partnerships that support the company’s growth objectives. The work of Yoo and her team helped secure the company as a programming leader, and although she’s steeped in lifestyle content, Yoo cites ABC’s “Quantico” as a series that reflects the kind of women’s roles she enjoys. “I love Priyanka Chopra’s role in that drama,” she says.

 

What advice would you give your 13-year-old self?

Be brave and go forth.

 

Which current programming best reflects the kind of women’s roles you like to see and why?

“Quantico.” I love Priyanka Chopra’s role in that ABC drama.

 

What’s been the biggest story in cable this year?

Sherri Redstone & Viacom.

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Kelly Abcarian was named evp, measurement & impact at NBCUniversal’s Advertising and Partnerships division. Abcarian was previously gm of Nielsen’s Advanced Video Advertising Group.

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