Erik Logan

Title: President, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network & Harpo Studios
Years in Cable: 3
Education: High school graduate
Best Advice: Always play the long game.

Sheri Salata

Title: President, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network & Harpo Studios
Years in Cable: 3
Education: BBA, University of Iowa
Best Advice in (about) 7 Words or Less: Do work you love, with people you love, for people you love.

The tide continues to rise at OWN. Last year Logan and Salata brought original scripted programming to OWN for the first time with three Tyler Perry-produced series—“The Haves and the Have Nots,” “Love Thy Neighbor” and “For Better or Worse.” Those shows helped lead OWN through a second consecutive year of double-digit ratings increases. Working as equals and co-managing both the network and Harpo Studios, which produced 34% of the network’s original content in 2013, enables this duo to tackle challenges and consider opportunities from two perspectives without straying from Winfrey’s vision. And what happens if you do stray? We don’t want to know…

Logan

TV show I’d most like to have a cameo in: “House of Cards”

My favorite newfound hobby: Paddle surfing

My ideal celebrity partner on Dancing with the Stars: Kathy Griffin

Twitter or Instagram? Instagram

Cable exec I’d most like to see twerking: David Zaslav

Salata

I watch the majority of programming on this device: TV

My favorite newfound hobby: Soul Cycle

My ideal celebrity partner on Dancing with the Stars: Tyler Perry

Favorite restaurant: Chateau Marmont and Crossroads

My favorite business/motivational book: Ask and It Is Given by Esther and Jerry Hicks

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