Networks Interactive has appointed Jo Lovell as director of international programme licensing and distribution, EMEA.

Based in London, Lovell reports to Hud Woodle, VP, international programme licensing and distribution, Scripps Networks International.

“As our international program licensing business continues to grow, it is imperative that we establish a strong global sales force,” said Woodle.

“Jo’s extensive experience in TV distribution, particularly in territories across EMEA, along with her vast industry knowledge and keen ability to develop and cultivate client relationships, makes her a valuable addition to the team.”

In this role, Lovell will be responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with key clients throughout the EMEA region while maximizing the value of Scripps Networks’ extensive catalogue of high-quality lifestyle programming. She will also work to identify new business opportunities throughout the region, execute sales strategies and optimize revenues across all program licensing deals.

Prior to joining Scripps Networks, Lovell served as Senior Director of Content Sales, EMEA at A+E Networks.
She has also held senior sales executive roles at Carsey-Werner Distribution and Fremantle International Distribution.