Andrea Jomides was named to her current position at Scripps Networks, vice president of affiliate sales for the east division, in November 2005. Her career at Scripps began in 1998 as a regional director in its affiliate sales group.
As vice president for the east division, Jomides oversees affiliate sales operations for HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, FINE LIVING TV Network, Great American Country (GAC), HGTV HD and Food Network HD in a 25-state region. Her staff of 15 manages affiliate sales with cable distributors representing more than 36 million subscribers.
Jomides began her cable career with Lifetime Entertainment Services as production assistant in 1988 and soon thereafter joined the affiliate sales staff as a coordinator. She spent 10 years at Lifetime, rising to the position of regional director for affiliate relations.
She has been a member of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) since 1989 and is very active in WICT’s New York chapter where she has served as a director at large for the last two years. She also is a member of the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM).
Jomides received her degree in liberal arts from William Paterson College in New Jersey and has taken courses at New York University toward her master’s degree in journalism.