Savalle Sims, Discovery

Years in Industry: 9

Education: Syracuse University and Notre Dame Law School

Between business, legal and operations at Discovery, this duo has their work cut out for them. While licensed private pilot Wiedenfels may have found himself grounded during the pandemic, he’s been busy working on initiatives such as the Chip and Joanna Gaines joint venture and the launch of Food Network Kitchen. Sims, in addition to overseeing all of the company’s legal teams, implemented the company’s approach to GDPR and the legal and privacy support for the launch of Food Network Kitchen.

The COVID-19 pandemic forever changed my perspective on: 
Working from home and content production.

Number of subscriptions to streaming services:
We have five subscriptions to streaming services, plus Verizon Fios.

Without sports on TV, I have:
TLC and HGTV.

The first thing I’ll do when I’m back in the office is:
Talk to my work colleagues in person.

Best TV commercial you’ve seen recently?
S.C. Johnson’s Light is Life Windex commercial.

Last show binged not on your networks:
“Law & Order” reruns.

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