Vice President, Programming, Partnerships and Special Projects
HGTV, DIY Network & Great American Country
Loren Ruch is the Vice President of Programming, Partnerships and Special Events for HGTV, DIY Network and Great American Country, where he oversees many of the networks’ high-profile specials and series including Property Brothers, Brother vs Brother, My Lottery Dream Home, Restored, White House Christmas and all of the sweepstakes-related home giveaway shows. He also oversees a full development slate with more than fifteen active projects. Ruch is the programming liaison with Hearst Publications for HGTV Magazine and the point person for ad sales partnerships and cross-network specials.
Prior to his position at Scripps Networks Interactive, Ruch spent ten years at Fox’s Good Day LA and the nationally-syndicated Good Day Live, where he was the recipient of five Emmy awards for his work. He started his career in daytime talk and game shows including Home & Family, Love Connection and Family Feud.
Ruch is a passionate supporter of many charitable organizations including Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the nation’s leading industry-based HIV/AIDS fundraising organization. He graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and theater arts.