Tamara Franklin, senior vice president of affiliate operations
and new media distribution at Scripps
Networks Interactive, has been recognized as one of the Top Women in
Corporate America by Savoy
Tamara Franklin, senior vice president of affiliate operations and new media distribution at Scripps Networks Interactive, has been recognized as one of the Top Women in Corporate America by Savoy Magazine. (Photo: Business Wire)
Franklin oversees Scripps’ affiliate strategy and business development,
particularly as they relate to evolving distribution and revenue streams
for the company’s vast library of original content.
“Tammy plays a vital role in the success of Scripps Networks Interactive
as we explore and develop ways to deliver our valued content to
consumers anytime and anywhere,” said Henry Ahn, executive vice
president, content distribution & marketing.
“The Savoy 2012 Top Influential Women in Corporate America issue is one
of the most comprehensive and accomplished list of African American
Women executives ever assembled in a magazine,” said L.P. Green, II,
publisher of Savoy Magazine. “The executives showcased in this issue
represent a range of expertise, industries, global brands and America’s
largest corporations. Celebrating the diligence, leadership and success
of African American Women inspires us all.”
Franklin joined Scripps Networks Interactive in 2009 from Turner
Broadcasting Systems, where she served as vice president of business
development, responsible for non-linear distribution deals with a focus
on wireless distribution platforms. Prior to TBS, she served as director
of new business development and strategic marketing for Motorola, where
she was responsible for the development of new business and partnerships
for iDEN, Motorola’s wireless division.
Franklin is a graduate of NAMIC’s Executive Leadership Development
Program (2007-08) and the WICT Betsy Magness Leadership Institute (Class
XXIII). She’s been named to CableFAX’s “Most Influential
Minorities in Cable” and “Most Powerful Women in Cable” lists, and was
honored in 2011 as a NAMIC Luminary. She holds a Masters of Business
Administration degree from Harvard University and an undergraduate
degree from Yale. She is based at Scripps Networks Interactive’s
headquarters in Knoxville, Tenn.
The Fall 2012 issue of Savoy is now available on newsstands.
Editors: High-res headshot available here.
About Scripps Networks Interactive
Scripps Networks Interactive is one of the leading developers of
lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet, where on-air
programming is complemented with online video, social media areas and
e-commerce components on companion websites and broadband vertical
channels. The company’s media portfolio includes popular lifestyle
television and Internet brands HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY
Network, Cooking Channel and country music network Great American
About Savoy Magazine
Savoy Magazine is a national publication covering the power, substance
and style of African American lifestyle. From entertainment to sports,
business to politics, design to style, Savoy is a cultural catalyst for
the African-American community that showcases and drives positive
dialogue on and about Black culture. Savoy is published quarterly and
distributed via subscriptions and newsstands worldwide.
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