Discovery has announced the appointment of veteran communications executive Nathaniel Brown as executive vice president of global communications, based in New York.
Brown comes to Discovery from 21st Century Fox, where, as Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Media Relations, he served as the deputy global communications chief for the company’s portfolio of cable, broadcast, film and pay TV assets.
In his new role, Brown will lead all global corporate communications for Discovery, Inc. and serve as the chief spokesperson for the company. He will report to David Leavy, the company’s chief corporate operations officer.
“We love Nathaniel’s global experience, roll-up-your-sleeves work ethic, and ability to work constructively with media and executives to help tell a story – he’ll be a key player in telling Discovery’s story as a global content engine, dedicated to powering people’s passions with the most trusted brands in the world,” said David Zaslav, president and CEO of Discovery.
Brown added: “Discovery is a remarkable company with a uniquely global outlook, programming that connects with curious and passionate audiences everywhere, and a commitment to transforming the television experience. I am thrilled to join the Discovery team at this exciting time and to support the vision of its leadership.”