Scripps Networks Latin America ups two

Claudia Clauhs (left) has been named VP of programming for the division, while Adriana Alcantara (right) has been promoted to VP of marketing and promotion.
June 9, 2015

Scripps Networks Latin America has upped two of its execs as plans continue apace for the roll-out of Food Network across the region.

Adriana Alcântara (pictured, right), who joined Scripps Networks Latin America as director of marketing and production in 2013, has been upped to vice president of that department. In this new pan-regional role, she will oversee production and development of original, local content as well as marketing, communications and digital media strategy. Prior to her posting at Scripps, she was head of movies for Apple in the region.

Claudia Clauhs (left), meanwhile, has been promoted to vice president of programming, upped from director of that department. In this newly created position, she will develop and execute the programming strategy for Food Network across Latin America including the scheduling of original series, specials and stunts. Before joining Scripps, Clauhs was a factual and lifestyle programming director at Fox Latin American Channels.

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