2013 Media for Social Responsibility Speakers
|Brooke Bailey Johnson|
|President of Food Network|
Brooke Bailey Johnson, President of Food Network in 2004, was elevated in 2010 to head of the entire food category at Scripps which includes Food Network, Cooking Channel, Foodnetwork.com, Cooking Channel TV.com, Food2.com, Recipezaar.com and Enterprises, the new business and licensing and merchandising arm of the company. She had served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Food Network since May 2003. She’s been named one of the most influential women in cable by CableFAX: the Magazine.
Johnson was named Executive Vice President, General Manager of A&E Network in 1997, where she was responsible for the vision, strategic direction, and management of the network. She also launched the Biography Channel, a digital cable network based on the Biography program brand, which was also extended into print, the Internet, radio, and home video. Ad Age magazine named her Cable Marketer of the Year in 1999 in recognition of the overall network brand.