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Kent Takano takes branded entertainment role at DIY

DIY Network has created the role of executive producer of branded entertainment, filled by familiar face at Scripps Networks, Kent Takano. Reporting to Ross Babbit, VP of programming partnerships and special projects, Takano will work with the programming team on ad sales related partnerships and integration and will also create sponsor-integrated series and specials. Takano has held various roles at Scripps since 2001, as VP of original programming for FLN, director of programming at HGTV and director of Scripps Emerging Media.
August 4, 2010

DIY Network has created the role of executive producer of branded entertainment, filled by familiar face at Scripps Networks, Kent Takano. Reporting to Ross Babbit, VP of programming partnerships and special projects, Takano will work with the programming team on ad sales related partnerships and integration and will also create sponsor-integrated series and specials. Takano has held various roles at Scripps since 2001, as VP of original programming for FLN, director of programming at HGTV and director of Scripps Emerging Media.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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