We are excited to announce that Loren Ruch, Director of Original and Special Event Programming for Home & Garden Television (HGTV) will be joining us at the Design Bloggers Conference. Loren will be joining the panel for the exciting discussion What New Media Can Learn from Traditional Design Media. Loren oversees many of the network’s high profile specials and series including Design Star, HGTV Dream Home, HGTV Green Home, Urban Oasis & Curb Appeal: The Block. Prior to his work at HGTV, Loren was the Executive Producer for Scripps Productions, where he produced programs for all five Scripps Networks including White House Christmas, Rose Parade, HGTV Dream & Green Home, among others. Before Scripps, Loren was a five-time Emmy Award winning Senior Producer of Good Day LA, and Good Day Live – Fox’s local and nationally-syndicated daytime talk show hosted by Steve Edwards & Jillian Barberie.
Loren started his producing career at the America’s Talking cable network, and then at the Family Channel, where he produced Home & Family, and the Family Channel game show block of Trivial Pursuit, Jumble, Boggle & Shuffle.
On air, you may have seen Loren as a trend and fashion correspondent on many of the most popular makeover shows including How Do I Look for the Style Network, Head 2 Toe for Lifetime, Smart Solutions for HGTV, Before and After ‘noon Movies for the USA Network, and on numerous talk/entertainment/magazine shows. Behind the scenes, Loren has styled over 200 makeovers for television, print, and special events. Loren resides in New York City.