In April, Sims was elevated to her current position where she oversees all Discovery’s legal teams, managing lawyers and legal issues on behalf of the company in nearly 20 offices around the world. For Sims, building a diverse team is critical to maintaining the innovation and creativity that builds a great team. At Discovery, she plays an active role in a number of the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, and she mentors informally, too. “The cable industry is committed to and has made great strides to diversify the industry,” Sims says. “Of course, there is always room for improvement and additional ground to cover.”

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FCC Seeks Comment on NAB NextGen Petition

The FCC Media Bureau is seeking comment on NAB’s petition regarding the treatment of multicast streams under the NexGen TV local simulcasting rules.

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