Scripps Networks Interactive has recruited Dylan Jones for the senior VP-corporate communications slot at the Knoxville cable TV operation.
Jones, who entered the PR world with MTV and VHI in London, joined EMI Group, parent of the top music publisher.
He relocated to New York and rose to head EMI Music Publishing's global communications and marketing units and ultimately assumed worldwide corporate duties.
Since October 2012, Jones was running his communications consulting business, doing branding, position, media and strategy work.
At SNI, he reports to Mark Kroeger, executive VP/chief communications officer.
The media company's properties include Food Network, Cooking Channel, HGTV, DIY Network, Travel Channel and Great American Country.