Renita Griskel is the Director of Emerging Media Content at Discovery, Inc. She leads a team of Interactive Media Specialists and is responsible for managing the production of online short form content for Discovery brands and external partners. She also creates targeted content for Discovery apps and network social media sites.
Renita’s contributions to multiplatform brand campaigns support Discovery initiatives, digital and social media teams and international brands. In her 13 years with Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) now Discovery, Inc., Renita has also led production for Video On Demand and In Store Programming content. Videos produced under Renita’s supervision were distributed to various leading big box retail stores and service outlets nationwide.
Prior to joining SNI in 2006, Renita was an Executive Producer (EP) at WEWS, a broadcast station in her hometown of Cleveland, Ohio. She has written and produced several long form non-news shows and has more than 25 years of experience in the broadcast industry.
Renita enjoys volunteering and mentoring, she has participated in the SNI Mentoring Experience and several Women in Cable & Telecommunications (WICT) mentoring programs. She is an active member in industry and community organizations including WICT where she serves in the award-winning Southeast Chapter as the 2020 President, National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), National Association of Black Journalist (NABJ), and National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW).
Renita completed the WICT Rising Leaders Program and she is the 2017 recipient of the Red Letter Rising Star Award for Emerging Leader. She has B.A. in Communications from John Carroll University and lives in Knoxville, Tennessee.