With an eye toward further penetration into foreign territories, Scripps has tapped cable vet Greg Moyer for a newly created post as prexy of Scripps Networks Intl. The hire takes effect Jan. 5.
Moyer was previously general manager at Rainbow Media’s Voom HD Network and, before that, prexy and chief editorial and creative officer at Discovery Communications.
Scripps, which owns lifestyle outlets Food, DIY and Fine Living Networks and HGTV, reaches more than 170 countries. President David Lansing, to whom Moyer will report, said a dedicated hand at the global helm with help the conglom exploit worldwide advances in digital technology and telephony.