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Discovery plans $40m-60m staff cuts

Discovery Communications plans to make staff cuts that will cost the cable giant up to US$60 million. A filing reveals severance pay and other related costs relating to voluntary buyouts will end in impairments of between US$40 million and US$60 million. An internal memo from CEO David Zaslav outlining a restructuring was circulated to Discovery […]

Discovery hires HuffPo video chief

Discovery Digital Networks has hired the senior VP and general manager of video at online publisher The Huffington Post. Nathan Brown (pictured) has joined Suzanne Kolb’s team as SVP, development and operations. This comes just before Discovery moves its existing online brands – DNews, TestTube, Seeker Stories, Revision3 – under one umbrella, Seeker. At the […]

Discovery seeks millennials with Seeker platform

Discovery will launch Seeker, a new online platform that it will programme with 250 new pieces of video content a month. Seeker.com will roll out in May and will bring Discovery’s existing online brands – DNews, TestTube, Seeker Stories, Revision3 – under one umbrella. It will have original ‘socially driven content’ targeting millennials. There will […]