John F. Lansing, President of Scripps Networks and an advisor to the Institute, spent an evening and day in November 2009 with students and faculty at Bellarmine as a fellow to the Institute.
John spent time visiting an array of classes. Six students were given an opportunity to meet individually with John to get a better idea of a career that will fit their interest.
John's responsibilities include oversight of the Scripps cable networks -- HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, Fine Living Network, and Great American Country (GAC) - and SN Digital, Scripps Networks' diversified, multi-platform group including Foodnetwork.com, HGTV.com. In 2008, he assumed the additional title of Executive Vice President of parent company Scripps Networks Interactive Inc.