September 22, 2017 7:38 PM ET


Company Overview of Discovery Communications Holding, LLC

Company Overview

Discovery Communications Holding, LLC owns and operates television channels. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Silver Spring, Maryland. Discovery Communications Holding, LLC operates as a subsidiary of Discovery Holding Company.

One Discovery Place

Silver Spring, MD 20910

United States

Founded in 2007

3,600 Employees





Key Executives for Discovery Communications Holding, LLC

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 57
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Executive Vice President
Age: 51
Chief Executive Officer of Discovery Education and President of Global Distribution
President of Discovery Commerce
Age: 60
President of Advertising Sales
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Discovery Communications Holding, LLC Key Developments

Spring Branch Independent School District Approves Strategic Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting New, Five-Yearstrategic Teaching and Learning Plan

Spring Branch Independent School District announced it has approved a new strategic partnership with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. Through this new relationship. SBISD's educators will be empowered with Discovery Education's unique blend of digital content and professional development services to design learning environments and deliver learning experiences that value and build on the individual talents, needs, interests, and aspirations of all SBISD learners. The launch of this new partnership directly supports Spring Branch T-2-4, which commits the district to the goal of doubling the number of students who complete a technical certificate or military training through a two or four-year degree. This ambitious goal will be reached through the school system's strategic plan, The Learner's Journey, which builds on some of SBISD's strongest assets, such as the area's supportive community and people, and is undergirded by the district's core values of Every Child, Collective Greatness, Collaborative Spirit, Limitless Curiosity, and Moral Compass. To support The Learner's Journey and help reach Spring Branch T-2-4's goal, SBISD's K-12 educators will soon begin using Science TechbookO as a core instructional resource for science lessons. Also, middle and high school teachers will receive access to Discovery Education's Social Studies TechbookO and Math TechbookO, which will enable educators in those subjects to design and deliver dynamic digital learning experiences for all students.

Discovery Communications Announces Executive Changes

Discovery Communications has announced a strategic expansion of its global investor relations leadership team. Andrew Slabin will join the company in a newly created role as Executive Vice President, Global Investor Strategy and Jackie Burka has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, effective july 11, 2017.Slabin brings to Discovery more than 20 years of experience as a buy-side and sell-side analyst and portfolio manager specializing in media, entertainment and Internet investments. In his new role, Slabin will focus on developing Discovery's strategic position and building relationships with the international investor community. Burka will continue to play a key role in driving Discovery's day-to-day engagement and communication with the investor and analyst community as well as quarterly earnings and other financial communications.

Discovery Channel Promotes Joseph Boyle to Vice President of Production and Development

Discovery Channel announced that it has promoted Joseph Boyle to Vice President of Production and Development for Discovery. Boyle, an Emmy-winning Executive Producer, will continue to be based in Los Angeles and report into Chris Rantamaki, Senior Vice President of Production and Development. Boyle joined Discovery in 2013 where he has notably spearheaded production for the network's highly-acclaimed series. Most recently Boyle served as Senior Director of Production and Development. Prior to joining Discovery, he was a show runner at Original Productions. Additionally Boyle oversaw productions for TLC, Animal Planet, Science Chanel, History, and Syfy.

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