Suzanne Kolb


Discovery hires Twitter TV chief

Discovery Communications has hired the global head of TV at social media service Twitter, Fred Graver. The industry veteran will become senior VP of digital content and social for Discovery Digital, the division that Karen Leever oversees. Graver will oversee Discovery’s digital networks teams across the US, and report to Discovery’s executive VP and general […]

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 […]

McCumber rises as NBCU rejigs entertainment

NBCUniversal is shaking up its entertainment networks division, with USA Networks president Chris McCumber heading up a new-look unit. McCumber will be president of NBCU Entertainment Networks, a group comprising USA, Syfy, Chiller and Cloo. Syfy president Dave Howe is being moved to a new post as president, strategy and commercial growth at NBCU Cable […]

Ex-E! chief emerges at Discovery

Former E! Entertainment Network president Suzanne Kolb has joined cable giant Discovery Communications to oversee its 70-plus web-native brands and series. Kolb has been named executive VP and general manager of Discovery Digital Networks, effective immediately. She will report to the EVP and GM of Discovery’s digital media arm, Karen Leever, who said: “We are […]

Kolb exits E! as Berwick takes on NBCU lifestyle nets

Suzanne Kolb is exiting her post as president of cable channel E! Entertainment, with long-serving NBCUniversal exec Frances Berwick handed control of a new look lifestyle division. NBC Lifestyle Group will comprise Esquire Network, Bravo and Oxygen. Berwick, who already president of Bravo and Oxygen, will oversee the group, and add responsibility for E! and […]