Russo led Discovery Communications’ external communication message following its acquisition of a controlling interest in Eurosport. Going forward, she will develop strategic messaging with Discovery Networks International, as well, so it’s no surprise that when she’s not in the office, she says she can usually be found “in an airport, en route to visiting Discovery’s worldwide offices.”

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

Discovery Communications entering the sports market across Europe and Asia with majority control of Eurosport! (Occupational hazard of asking a spokesperson about the biggest story!)

 How do you define a successful career?

Excited to get out of bed in the morning and tackle the day.

Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance?

Define it over a period of time and “take turns” by giving each side of the equation the opportunity to be the priority.

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

In an airport en route to visiting Discovery’s worldwide offices. It is an absolute privilege to meet our talented and passionate employees around the globe.

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