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.