Menzel offered one of our favorite pieces of advice for maintaining a personal-professional balance: “Marry someone in the business… You can, for example, go to NCTA together.” Menzel spearheads Discovery’s multiplatform marketing and renewal strategies for the company’s distributor agreements. By aligning top programming properties with distributors’ business goals, Discovery now creates custom content, events, and media stunts that support Discovery’s distribution partners in an expanded way.

What’s been the biggest story in cable this year? 

The emergence of various OTT models.  There are so many new entrants in this space that there really has never been a better time to be in the content business.

Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance?

Marry someone in the business…. You can, for example, go to NCTA together.

When not in the office, where are we most likely to find you?

Attending my kids events or listening to live music.

The Daily

Subscribe

Pandemic Brings Kinder, Gentler Programming

Programming execs gathered at RealScreen Live last week to talk the pandemic’s impact. What content has it brought forth? Dating shows, for one.

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up

Calendar

Jul 16
Diversity List – 2021 Nominations Due: July 16, 2021
Sep 10
Most Powerful Women – 2021 Nominations Due: Sept 10, 2021
Dec 7
Most Powerful Women CelebrationSave the Date!
Full Calendar

Jobs

Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?
VIEW JOBS

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact John@cynopsis.com for more information.