UPDATE – Scripps Networks Interactive buys 65% Travel Channel by Sharon Hill in Uncategorized 06 Nov 2009 Scripps Networks Interactive, a recent spinoff from E.W. Scripps, just announced its new partnership with Cox Communications for the Travel Channel. SNI is spending $181 cash to acquire 65 percent of the Channel in a deal whose completion is expected by January 2010. SNI delayed its third quarter earnings call by one day to make the early announcement of the partnership. What we kn This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Strategy Sharon Hill Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.