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Ken Lowe

  • HGTV Founder Receives Honorary Degree, Tells Grads to Listen, Learn, Love

    Ken Lowe receiving Honorary Degree

    Ken Lowe, CEO of Scripps Networks Interactive and founder of HGTV, received an honorary doctorate in humane letters during the College of Communication and Information ceremony on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

    Lowe spoke to graduates about his own career and some of the life lessons he’s learned along the way.

    “I’ve never regretted a single day since I dedicated myself to turning the dream of HGTV into reality,” he said, joking that he tried to get the network’s popular Property Brothers to come with him.

  • HGTV Founder to Receive Honorary Degree at CCI Commencement

    Ken Lowe

    Ken Lowe, chairman of the board, president and CEO of Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., will receive an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Tennessee at the College of Communication and Information’s 2017 Commencement Ceremony on May 11 at 3:30 p.m. in Thompson Boling Arena. Lowe will also deliver the commencement speech to the graduates.

  • Scripps Networks Interactive CEO Ken Lowe to Address UT College Grads

    Ken LoweKen Lowe, chairman, president and CEO of Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., will deliver the commencement address for the College of Communication and Information (CCI) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

    Lowe will address graduates and their families at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2012, in Thompson-Boling Assembly Center and Arena.

    "As one of the communication and information industry's top executives, Ken Lowe's remarkable career has been characterized by innovation, across-the-board excellence and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion," said CCI dean Mike Wirth. "We are very fortunate to have Ken as our commencement speaker, and we know that the wisdom and advice he shares will provide our graduates with an inspirational send-off as they leave UT to pursue professional careers."

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