As Vice President, Programming and Development, Megan Lawrence oversees west coast development operations for both Food Network and Cooking Channel. In this capacity, she vets all incoming submissions, generates internal concepts and spearheads production of original programming.
Prior to joining Scripps Networks Interactive, Megan served as Senior Director of Development for WE tv where she was instrumental in developing a number of WE tv's popular series, including the network's popular Marriage Boot Campfranchise, Braxton Family Values, Mary Mary, Kendra on Top, L.A. Hair, Tamar & Vince, and SWV: Reunited.
Prior to joining WE tv, Lawrence was a creative executive at The Weinstein Company managing their slate of television projects including the perennial hit series Project Runway and critically-acclaimed The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.
Lawrence began her career in casting working on Extreme Makeover, The Biggest Loser, Beauty and the Geek and For Love or Money. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Production from USC's School of Cinematic Arts.