John Honeycutt

Rich Ross exiting post-Scripps deal Discovery

Discovery Communications has named the new management team that will lead the enlarged company after the Scripps Networks Interactive acquisition, with Discovery Channel boss Rich Ross out and Scripps programming chief Kathleen Finch put in charge of all lifestyle channels. Discovery said that Ross, currently group president of Discovery Channel and Science Channel, is to […]

Discovery poaches Viacom exec for data push

Discovery Communications has appointed Viacom executive Christopher McGrath as senior vice president of data and analytics. Reporting to chief technology officer John Honeycutt, McGrath will be responsible for the vision and execution of Discovery’s global data strategy, with a focus on driving innovation and growth across its brands. According to the company, he will oversee […]

Doug Baker takes on wider Discovery role

Discovery has added the COO position to Doug Baker’s current CFO role at its international business. Baker is now COO and CFO at Discovery Networks International, reporting to recently appointed DNI president JB Perrette and Discovery Communications CFO Andrew Warren. He will continue to handle the financial management of the DNI business as well as […]

Discovery promotes DNI COO Honeycutt

Discovery Communications has promoted Discovery Networks International executive VP and COO John Honeycutt to chief technology officer of the overall group. Honeycutt came close to taking the DNI president role that eventually went to JB Perrette and will now oversee Discovery’s consolidated IT, media technology, production and operations functions globally. A key aspect of the […]