US media group Scripps Networks Interactive has appointed a VP of programming for its channels HGTV, DIY Network and Great American Country.
In her new role, Betsy Sanner Ayala will manage the development and production of series and specials for the trio of channels.
She will be based in Knoxville, Tennessee, and will report to John Feld, senior VP of original programming and production.
Ayala was also executive producer and head of new development for Moxie Pictures, home of multi-season successes Ice Cold Gold on Animal Planet and FYI’s Arranged, which she created.
Her previous television experience also includes developing and producing programming for luxury lifestyle network Plum TV, NFL Network, CBS Sports Network, NBC Sports and ESPN.