Media veteran Paul Welling has been tapped to lead Content in UK & EMEA for Scripps Networks Interactive. Welling joins the company effective immediately and is responsible for all programming and content functions that span linear, digital, and VoD/OTT services. Based in London, Welling reports to Phillip Luff, Managing Director, UK & EMEA, Scripps Networks Interactive.
“Paul is a dynamic leader who inspires and cultivates creativity in all he does,” said Luff. “His extensive background in building big, bold brands, curating content and developing high-quality digital products with premium commercial value will serve our team well as we as we further grow and solidify our channel portfolio across the region.”
Welling has spent nearly two decades with Discovery Communications in a variety of leadership positions. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of International Brand and Franchise Development for their international division.