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Jodi Scheer boards HGTV, DIY Network

Scripps Networks Interactive's Jodi Scheer (pictured) has been appointed as director of programming for HGTV, DIY Network and Great American Country.
May 12, 2016

Scripps Networks Interactive has tapped Jodi Scheer (pictured) as director of programming for HGTV, DIY Network and Great American Country.

The exec, who previously served as director of programming for Food Network and Cooking Channel, will manage the development and production of series and specials for the group of nets.

Scheer will be based in Knoxville, Tennessee, reporting to John Feld, senior VP of original programming and production for the trio of nets. She was previously situated in New York.

The exec first joined Scripps in December 2012. Her credits at the company include Diners, Drive Ins and Dives, Cutthroat Kitchen and Dinner at Tiffani’s.

Prior to joining Scripps, Scheer was a manager of production and development at Spike TV, where she supervised live and taped programming for Ultimate Fighting Championship and Impact Wrestling.

 

 

 

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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