Currently, James D. Samples holds the position of Chairman-Supervisory Board for TVN Media Sp zoo and President at Scripps Networks International. Mr. Samples is also on the board of Presbyterian College, Knoxville Area Urban League, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts and Gremi Media SA and President-International Operations at Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc.
In his past career James D. Samples occupied the position of Principal at Boomerang LLC, Member-Supervisory Board at TVN SA, President at Home & Garden Television, Executive Vice President & General Manager at The Cartoon Network, Inc. and President-Turner International Argentina at Turner Broadcasting Sales, Inc.
Mr. Samples received an undergraduate degree from Presbyterian College and a graduate degree from the University of South Carolina.