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Discovery Communications, Inc.

341

JOB OPENINGS

1985

YEAR FOUNDED

Maryland

HEADQUARTERS

About Discovery Communications, Inc.

Discovery Communications, Inc. is a nonfiction media company, reaching subscribers in more than 200 countries and territories. Though based in Silver Spring, Maryland, Discovery has regional headquarters in Singapore (Asia-Pacific), London (Western Europe), Poland (Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa), and Florida (Latin America). The company also operates a network of sales offices in the United States.

Products & Services

Discovery produces original content and also purchases content from other producers worldwide. The company owns television networks such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Planet Green, and Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as joint ventures OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub, and 3net. In addition, Discovery is a provider of digital textbooks and educational content and services to schools. Altogether, the company offers over 25 entertainment brands on more than 100 channels.

History

Discovery started as The Discovery Channel in 1985. In 1991, the company acquired The Learning Channel. Discovery then began developing new networks, including Animal Planet, Discovery Kids, Discovery Travel & Living Network, and Discovery Health Channel. The company ventured into high-definition television with the launch of Discovery HD Theater in 2002. To increase their global presence (and audience), Discovery has opened regional headquarters and translated their programs into 40 different languages.

Job Opportunities

Discovery Communications, Inc. is a publicly traded entity (DISCA: NASDAQ GS) supported by a team of approximately 4,500 employees. Career opportunities at Discovery are available in various categories, including Broadcast Operations, Digital Media, Programming, Information Technology, Finance, Human Resources, Legal, Marketing and Sales. Current students are invited to pursue Internship Programs that provide work shadowing, hands-on training, and networking opportunities.

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Silver Spring, MD

25 jobs posted

Los Angeles, CA

9 jobs posted

New York City, NY

9 jobs posted

San Francisco, CA

4 jobs posted

Miami, FL

2 jobs posted

Chicago, IL

2 jobs posted

Sterling, VA

1 job posted

Charlotte, NC

1 job posted

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