Scripps Taps Steinlauf As Ad President

Scripps Networks Interactive has promoted Jon Steinlauf to president of national ad sales and marketing.

Steinlauf steps into the position previously held by Steve Gigliotti, who last week was elevated to chief revenue officer at Scripps Networks. Reporting to Gigliotti, Steinlauf  has been with the company since 2000..

“Jon has been integral to establishing Scripps Networks’ lifestyle brands as essential for advertisers looking to reach an upscale audience. He inspires and motivates the incredible teams who work for him, and his leadership has been instrumental in helping the company deliver a series of $1 billion upfronts,” Gigliotti said in a statement. “He is a widely respected long time member of the ad sales community in New York, and his strategic vision and data-driven approach will help maintain our clear differentiation in the market.”

Before Scripps, Steinlauf has worked on both side of the deal table, with stints at Turner, ESPN and Young & Rubicam.