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Burton Jablin

Burton Jablin

Retired chief operating officer, Scripps Networks Interactive, 2008-2018
Mr. Jablin has a long history of leadership roles with The E.W. Scripps Company, including as a programming executive who helped launch HGTV in the early 1990s. Scripps spun off its cable networks into a new public company, Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI), in 2008. Mr. Jablin served as president of SNI and then as chief operating officer until it was acquired by Discovery Communications in 2018.

He began his career in local broadcast journalism and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University.
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