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Deanna Brown Leaves Yahoo; Joins Scripps As President, Interactive Group

imageYou’re reading it here first: Deanna Brown, who was the general manager of Yahoo Media Group’s Lifestyles business unit, is leaving and joining Scripps Networks for the newly created position of president, Interactive Group. She will report to John Lansing, president of Scripps Networks, and will be based in NYC offices.
At Yahoo, Brown was responsible for the food, health, gaming, and other verticals, and that experience will help her with Scripp’s flagship brand HGTV and Food Network as well as other digital properties. Her previous experience includes time at AOL as VP & GM of the Life Management division. She was also the CEO and publisher at short-lived lifestyle magazine Breathe. And then, she was the CEO of, where both Staci and I worked back in the days.
Not sure who will take her place at Yahoo..another senior departure after Yahoo’s reorg.
Scripps has been building up its digital media creds, and bought Shopzilla in U.S. and uSwitch in UK in the last couple of years. Expect more interactive M&A from Scripps, as Ron Feinbaum, the EVP, is out looking at prospects.
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