Nick Thorogood to leave Scripps after five years

Scripps Networks International's SVP of content and marketing Nick Thorogood (pictured) will step down next month, realscreen has confirmed.
February 26, 2015

Nick Thorogood (pictured) is leaving Scripps Networks International amid a management restructure, realscreen has confirmed.

The senior vice-president of content and marketing for Scripps Networks UK and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) will be leaving in March, a Scripps spokesperson has confirmed, “to pursue other creative endeavors.”

Thorogood’s team will now report to Phillip Luff, who joined the company last year as managing director.

Thorogood joined Scripps five years ago as managing director for Food Network in the UK and EMEA five years ago. After the company acquired Travel Channel International, he became the senior vice president of content and marketing for channel brands Food Network, Fine Living and Travel Channel.

Prior to that, he worked as head of factual entertainment and formats for the BBC Commercial Agency, consultant for Tiscali TV, launch controller of Five Life and Five US, editor of ITV daytime and head of lifestyle channels for UKTV.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.