Angela Lugten is the TV Commercial Operations Supervisor for Cooking Channel, one of Scripps Networks Interactive emerging digital networks. In this role, she supervises a staff of four and is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of over 1,900 daily log elements, producing a high quality product that enhances the on-air look and maintains the integrity of the network. In addition, she is charged with managing inventory and log production in a manner that maximizes potential and retains revenue for the Cooking Channel. Angela has proven success in building strong working relationships throughout the company and utilizes a strong collaborative mindset and sense of team to maintain the successful partnerships.
Angela started at Scripps in 2003 as a copy editor. She worked her way up within the department, rising into a supervisory position. In this role, she has exhibited strong leadership abilities which has helped to develop one of the most productive and cohesive teams in the department. Included in her accomplishments, is her involvement in a complete rebrand of the network and a software system conversion that affected all work flow processes within the department.
Angela graduated in 2001 from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications. She got her start in media as an intern at J.P. Hogan and Company, and later with a successful stint at Brainstorm International where she served as a Media Buyer. Angela enjoys spending time with her Italian Greyhound, reading various books, organizing and participating in her company’s fitness program.