Sheri Salata

Long-serving OWN co-president exits

North American cable channel OWN is saying goodbye to co-president Sheri Salata (below, left), who is exiting to create a content and brands company. Erik Logan (pictured, below) will become sole president of the Oprah Winfrey-backed network, of which Discovery Communications has co-ownership. Salata is a long-time Winfrey associate, producing The Oprah Winfrey Show after […]

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 […]