Scripps appoints intn’l content and strategy boss

Scripps Networks International has appointed Kevin Chorlins its US-based senior VP, international content and brand strategy.

Chorlins has been upped from VP, marketing and communications at channel operator Scripps’ international division. Prior to joining Scripps’ international division, Chorlins was VP, marketing for Scripps’ DIY Network.

In the newly created role at Scripps, he will head up international strategy and marketing for Scripps programme franchises and channels. He will also oversee communications.

Chorlins will report to to Jim Samples, president of Scripps Networks International, who said: “As the company has developed experienced programmers and marketers in London, Singapore and now Brazil, it’s important that our international teams have a strong support base in the United States.”