Scripps Networks Interactive has appointed two regional directors to join the International Program Licensing division. Elise Ching, who joined Scripps in 2013, has been promoted to director, Program Licensing, Asia. Based in Singapore, Ching will be responsible for following through with the program sales growth strategy across Asia. Based in London, Gerbrig Blanksma will join as director, Program Licensing, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), by the end of the month. Blanksma will be charged with creating a licensing strategy and identifying new business opportunities within EMEA. Ching and Blanksma will report to Hud Woodle, vice president, Program Licensing, International.