Welch takes on public relations post

Carrie Welch has been promoted to VP of public relations at Food Network.

Bumped up from her position as director, Welch will be in charge of all communications for the Scripps-owned cabler. Her responsibilities will also include negotiating and exploring ways in which Food can integrate its activities with those of new-media partners.

In her previous job as PR director, Welch was responsible for the media campaigns of Food Network personalities such as Rachael Ray, Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis and Duff Goldman.

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