Susan Packard, co-founder of Scripps Networks Interactive and former chief operating officer of HGTV, will share the story behind her title with Women to Watch® on Sunday, August 23, 2020.
Susan has been on the ground floor and helped to build powerhouse media brands like HBO, CNBC, and HGTV. She was the co-founder of Scripps Networks Interactive and former chief operating officer of HGTV. Under Packard’s helm, HGTV became one of the fastest growing cable networks in television history. Today HGTV is available in more than 98 million U.S. homes and distributed in over 200 countries and territories. Packard helped to build Scripps Networks Interactive to a market value of over $15 billion. In December of 2019 she was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Humanities from Michigan State University.