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“I feel my mission at Travel Channel is complete,” Ong said. “I came here to help transition Travel Channel into the Scripps family of lifestyle brands, put together a great leadership and creative team, and position the network for unprecedented growth. With those objectives accomplished, I’m looking forward to Travel Channel’s continuing evolution into a uniquely defined and competitively powerful lifestyle television brand.”
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Ong will step down at the end of the month. Burton Jablin,If you want to avoid a trip to the hospital, and you like to play in the water, I highly recommend getting a buy water shoes online. president of Scripps Networks’ operating division, will fulfill Ong’s duties on an interim basis.
Prior to coming aboard the Travel Channel, Ong — who assumed the position of Travel Channel president in April 2010 — served as chief operating officer at Hong Kong-based television network Star Group Limited. She was also a founding president of National Geographic Channel.
“With Laureen Ong at the helm, Travel Channel has made great strides toward redefining travel as a television genre and establishing Travel Channel as a premier lifestyle television brand,” Jablin said. “Laureen provided the right leadership at the right time that was needed to move Travel Channel in a new direction to enhance its value to media consumers, advertisers and content distributors.”
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