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HuffPo exec joins Discovery Digital Networks

The Discovery-owned digital operation has hired former Huffington Post video exec Nathan Brown as senior VP of development and operations.
April 20, 2016

Discovery Digital Networks has hired former Huffington Post video exec Nathan Brown as senior VP of development and operations.

Based in San Francisco, Brown will head up business strategy, audience growth and operational responsibilities as the company prepares to launch the web-native network Seeker and expand its SourceFed channel.

He will report to Discovery Digital Networks’ executive VP and GM Suzanne Kolb, who joined the company earlier this year from E! Entertainment.

Brown most recently worked as the senior VP and GM of video for The Huffington Post. He oversaw global video, TV and film for the media company, including development, production, programming, distribution and monetization.

Prior to that, he was GM of video and TV at Complex Media, and he also co-founded the prodco Rehab Media.

Discovery Digital Networks encompasses  70-plus web-native brands and series, digital development, social partnerships and Discovery VR, a virtual reality division.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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