London-based Russo is at work building Discovery’s brand profile in key markets outside the U.S., including leading the communications strategy for the company’s newest global brand, Eurosport. Mentoring, she says, “needs to be a safe place. No judgement. No fear.”


What’s the most important aspect of mentoring?

It needs to be a “safe” place. No judgment. No fear.


Best trick for maintaining the personal-professional life balance?

Constantly redefining the meaning of balance.


Your favorite trick for unwinding?

Finding ways to add levity to a tense situation and laughing about it.

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Seth Arenstein reviews the week’s biggest premieres, including HBO Max’s “What Happened, Brittany Murphy?”

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