OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network

Dickerson rises at Oprah’s OWN

OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network has promoted Jill Dickerson to senior VP, programming and development. The Discovery Communications-backed US cable channel has tasked Dickerson with working with producers to develop non-scripted programming and oversee editorial management of outside production. Dickerson has been upped from VP, having joined OWN in 2009 after a spell as a […]

OWN ‘beginning to turn a profit’

OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network is “starting to pay down the investment Discovery has made in the venture” having turned cash flow-positive, according to Discovery Communication’s CEO. Discovery has pumped in millions of dollars into the cable channel due stave of a number of teething problems in terms of staff turnaround and ratings but David […]