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Company Overview of The Weather Company
The Weather Company provides weather forecasts, news, content, and data through television, online, mobile, and tablet screens in the United States and internationally. It also offers professional weather services for media, aviation, energy, insurance, and utility industries. The Weather Company was formerly known as The Weather Channel, LLC and changed its name to The Weather Company in October 2012. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. It has locations in Andover, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois; Beijing, China; Birmingham and London, the United Kingdom; Detroit, Michigan; Madison, Wisconsin; New York, New York; and Los Angeles and San Francisco, California. ...
300 Interstate North Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Founded in 1982
Key Executives for The Weather Company
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Chief Strategy Officer and President of Distribution
President of Product & Technology
President of The Weather Channel Network
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
The Weather Company Key Developments
DISH Network L.L.C. and The Weather Channel Agree to Terms for Multi-Year Contract Renewal
Apr 21 15
DISH Network L.L.C. and The Weather Channel have agreed to terms for a multi-year contract renewal that continues to provide DISH customers with access to The Weather Channel and its interactive app on Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR and other select set-top boxes. The agreement includes over-the-top (OTT) streaming rights for live and Video-On-Demand content. The Weather Channel will be launched on Sling TV by July.
The Weather Company Announces Executive Changes
Mar 23 15
The Weather Company has expanded its marketing and communications group, appointing David Jaye as chief marketing officer and elevating Maureen Marshall to vice president of communications. Jaye joins Weather from Google and will spearhead the marketing, creative and social media efforts for The Weather Channel(TM) and Weather Underground brands across all platforms. Marshall will lead the communications efforts for the marketing and communications group, supporting cross-functional efforts for the company. Both Jaye and Marshall will report to Shirley Powell, executive vice president of marketing and communications. Based in Atlanta, Jaye will be responsible for developing and leading the marketing strategy and creative expression for the company's consumer brands. He will also oversee The Weather Company's marketing council, and work closely with all business units to ensure consistency across the company. Based in New York, Marshall's new role will include expanded oversight of the communications team. She will continue to drive trade and consumer communications for all platforms and business units, as well as internal communications for the company.
Weather Channel Owners Reportedly Eye Sale
Sep 13 14
The Blackstone Group, Private Equity Group, NBCUniversal Media, LLC and Bain Capital Private Equity are looking for possible strategic options including a possible sale of The Weather Channel, LLC, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter. It is believed that Weather Channel hasn't begun a formal process or hired a bank. The Blackstone Group, Private Equity Group, NBCUniversal Media, LLC and Bain Capital Private Equity are in talks with JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
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