Travel Channel Chief Laureen Ong to Exit

Cable oldster Laureen Ong is stepping down from Scripps Networks Interactive’s Travel Channel during a finish of a month after some-more than 3 years as president.

Scripps Networks’ prexy Burton Jablin will manage a cabler until a inheritor to Ong is named.

Ong assimilated Travel in Apr 2010. On her watch a cabler grown unscripted array franchises including “Hotel Impossible” and “Monumental Mysteries,” but it also saw a prolonged attribute with flagship personality Anthony Bourdain finish on a green note final year.

“With Laureen Ong during a helm, Travel Channel has done good strides  toward redefining transport as a radio genre and substantiating Travel  Channel as a premier lifestyle radio brand,” Jablin said. “Laureen  supposing a right care during a right time that was indispensable to move Travel Channel in a new instruction to raise a value to media  consumers, advertisers and calm distributors.”

Before Travel, Ong was arch handling officer of Hong Kong-based Star Group Ltd. She was also first prexy of National Geographic Channel.