Following the recent Annual General Meeting of the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA), four new members have joined the Board of AVIA and a new Chairman has been elected. The new Chairman and board members are from across the spectrum of the video industry, both geographically and functionally, and include heads of content companies as well as telecommunications leaders. The AVIA board will be led by a new Chairman with the election of Clement Schwebig, Head of WarnerMedia for India, … [Read more...] about AVIA announces new board members and new board chair for 2021
LOS ANGELES – all3media America, the US arm of global indie all3media, has appointed former National Geographic President of original programming and production Tim Pastore as CEO. Pastore will report to all3media CEO Jane Turton when he joins the Discovery Communications and Liberty Global joint venture on October 1. He replaces former CEO Greg Lipstone, who exited in January. During his four-year tenure at Nat Geo, Pastore oversaw all development, production and … [Read more...] about Tim Pastore joins all3media America as CEO
SINGAPORE – Discovery Communications, Inc. announced that the company has successfully completed its acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. . Moving forward, the combined company will be officially known as simply: Discovery, Inc. The name change to Discovery, Inc. demonstrates a new focus on growth in the areas at which Discovery excels, telling stories across deeply loved genres and empowering superfans to explore their world wherever and whenever they … [Read more...] about Covery Communications changes company name To Discovery, Inc.
London– Discovery Communications announces a series of senior executive hires and new roles as part of its rapidly transforming international digital media business. Francis Keeling, a leading digital music executive is joining Discovery as Senior Vice President, International Digital. Jay Trinidad, currently running Discovery Northern Asia, takes on the additional role of Managing Director, Digital Ventures, and Eugene Huang, is appointed to the role of Senior Vice President, Product and … [Read more...] about Discovery Communications bolsters digital team
Mumbai - Discovery Communications announces its plan to roll out Discovery JEET, a new entertainment channel across India, starting in late 2017. The new channel will be the flagship for the network’s ambitious investment into original local productions in India, super serving super fans and nurturing communities around a range of programme genres including true crime investigations, small-town heroes and gritty survival. Discovery is scaling up investment in over 200 hours of local content … [Read more...] about Discovery launches first Hindi general entertainment channel
Silver Spring, Maryland - Discovery Communications’ third quarter revenues of $1,556 million were flat compared to the prior year, as 2% growth at U.S. Networks and 19% growth at Education and Other were offset by a 3% decline at International Networks, primarily due to currency effects. Adjusted Operating Income Before Depreciation and Amortization decreased 2% to $562 million, as 3% growth at U.S. Networks was more than offset by a 16% decline at International Networks, partially … [Read more...] about Discovery Communications reports financial results