DIY Network Names Robinson Director of Programming


DIY Network has named Dale Roy Robinson director of programming for Scripps Networks Interactive Home Category. In addition to the hire, Heather Jagels has been promoted to director of creative services.

In his new role, Robinson will oversee the development, production and on-air talent acquisition of original programming for DIY Network and HGTV, including The Adam Carolla Project, Desperate Landscapes, When DIY Attacks! Yard Impossible, Worst Kitchen in America and Esquire's Ultimate Bachelor Pad, as well as HGTV's Making House and Going Yard, Extreme Homes, You Live in What? and Cool Pools. Prior to joining Scripps, Robinson was a freelance film and television producer and director.

Jagels, who was promoted from manager, will oversee DIY Network's on-air promotional strategy and day-to-day operations of the creative services team. She will also lead the creation and distribution of the network's off-channel video content, short-form content and sizzle reels. Jagels joined Scripps in 2005 as a coordinator of creative services for HGTV.