In her position as Executive Vice President of Affiliate Ad Sales & Marketing, Lynne Costantini oversees network contracts and development strategies to sell and distribute the national television brands of Scripps Networks, including HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, FLN Network and Great American Country. She is also responsible for the company’s affiliate marketing efforts and local ad sales insertion activities with Scripps’ distribution partners.
Costantini joined Scripps Networks in April 2008 from Time Warner Cable, the second-largest cable operator in the U.S. In a decade with Time Warner, she rose through the ranks to the position of vice president and chief business affairs officer. In that role, Costantini set the strategy for the company’s technology partnerships, commercial negotiations and other enterprise-wide initiatives. She previously served as senior vice president for programming.
Costantini holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Manhattanville College, and a law degree from New York Law School. She has been honored by Cable World magazine as one of the “The Top 50 Most Influential Women in Cable, and by Multichannel News as one of 13 “Wonder Women” of the cable industry.