Scripps Networks Interactive has hired Paul Welling as vice president of Content in the U.K. and EMEA. Prior to joining Scripps, Welling worked at Discovery Communications in a number of leadership roles. Most recently, Welling served as senior vice president of International Brand and Franchise Development for the company’s international division. In his new role based in London, Welling is responsible for all programming and content functions across linear, digital, and VOD/OTT services.